Seniors

Good News for Seniors!


As more research on the effects of Iyengar yoga upon aging is published, the method is gaining trust in the medical community as a means of improving various aspects of health in seniors. 




  • A Controlled, 6-Month Trial: Comparing Iyengar Yoga with other forms of exercise - all participants were between 65 and 85 years old: 6 month Trial.
  • A Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial:  A 12-week Iyengar Yoga Program Improved Balance & Mobility in Older People: 12 Week Program 
  • Effect of a Gentle Iyengar Yoga Program on Gait in the Elderly: Exploratory Study
Additional research covering the topics listed below can be found in the archives of the Iyengar Yoga National Association of the United States (IYNAUS)RESEARCH

  • Aging
  • Amytrophic Lateral Sclerosis
  • Anxiety/Depression & Stress
  • Arthritis
  • Asthma
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Health
  • Breast Cancer
  • Cancer
  • Cardiac Health
  • Carpal Tunnel Sundrome
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

  • Diabetes
  • General Health & Well Being
  • Hypertension
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Menopause
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Neck Pain
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Pancreatitus
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Restless Leg Syndrome 
  • Spinal Cord Injury

Martin’s Point insurance provider offers an annual reimbursement of 
$200 - $450 for taking yoga classes! 

Call member services at 1-866-544-7504 for info. 
Not a member? call 1-888-640-4423.

Iyengar Yoga Center 1499 Brooksville, Maine 04617  207 812. 1827  info@iyengaryogamaine.com