Chair Yoga

Thursdays 11:00 – 12:00
328 Shrewsbury St. Room 302
Worcester, MA

“Chair Yoga” a free weekly class hosted by the Wellness Initiative of the Department of Psychiatry at UMass Medical School and UMass Memorial Medical Center. Open to the public as well as faculty and staff, the class offers all a convenient opportunity to try out chair yoga and experience its benefits in just one hour.

Free and open to the public, chair yoga takes place each Thursday from 11 a.m. to noon in its new location at 328 Shrewsbury Street, Worcester, Room 302. There is plenty of off-street parking and pre-registration is not required. The classes are free, but donations are suggested, with 100 percent of proceeds to benefit the Worcester County Food Bank.

Chair yoga adapts traditional Kundalini yoga movements and breathing exercises that can promote physical and mental well-being to be done while seated in a regular chair, making it suitable for individuals of all ages and abilities, including those with physical limitations. Classes are taught by certified yoga instructors Andrea DiRigiero and Diane Pingeton, MD.

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