Try Yoga to Feel Younger!

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Yoga isn’t just for 20-somethings—it’s a fun and great way to stay in shape for people of all ages and activity levels. In fact, studies and experts agree that it’s one of the best exercises older adults can practice because it improves:

  • Posture

  • Respiratory function

  • Balance

  • Agility

  • Muscle strength

And while yoga has a bit of a luxury vibe to it, it’s actually easy to find inexpensive options. Several locations in Michigan offer affordable places to practice yoga, You might notice there are a few different styles of yoga. Hatha, which focuses on breathing and can have meditative elements is a slower-paced practice. Iyengar is also a good style for beginners as it focuses on alignment and precision of movement. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and Blue Care Network members even receive exclusive discounts at yoga studios like Yoga Medics, Yoga Shelter and Yen Yoga and Fitness just by showing their BCBSM membership IDs. There are also some moves you can practice at home!

 

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