*Aqua Kriya Yoga is great for all body types and abilities. Students who can benefit are; stroke & cancer survivors, pregnant women, those with arthritis, wheel-chair or walker-bound, muscle and/or joint limitations, those who are overweight, or the senior adult community.

The nurturing environment of the water provides:

  • Little to no impact on joints, especially knees, hips and ankles

  • By improving balance issues, confidence and awareness are improved

  • Weightlessness in the water allows for joint access, muscle lengthening and organ toning

  • Strengthens pelvic floor and deep core muscles

  • Practice can be enhanced with pool props such as noodles, floats and aqua bells

  • The wall can provide assistance & resistance

  • Use of a walker is encouraged for some students

  • Builds community and inclusion, as a variety of body types and physical abilities can practice safely along side one another

  • Fabulous medium for a restorative or meditative practice.

The Benefits of Aqua Kriya Yoga@

Over time, students can see an improvement in:

*Openness and stability of shoulder, knee and hip joints, as well as, minor joints

*Increased range of motion

*Greater awareness of how to improve breathing and correct erroneous breathing patterns

*Improving balance and core awareness

*Quieting the mind and soothing the nervous system

*Releasing tension and stress

*Improved sleep

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