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    • ISBN:9780349416076
    • Publication date:17 Jan 2017

Chair Yoga

Sit, Stretch, and Strengthen Your Way to a Happier, Healthier You

By Kristin McGee

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Sit, stretch, and strengthen your way to a happier, healthier you through simple and effective yoga.

Everyone knows that sitting down for long periods of time increases the risk of disability, diabetes and heart disease. Now you can do something about it with the help of Chair Yoga!

With over 100 seated yoga poses Chair Yoga is the perfect handbook for office workers and older people who want to practice yoga. These simple exercises will help to strengthen and stretch your body whilst relaxing your mind and regulating your breathing.

Divided into chapters organised by body part, celebrity yoga instructor Kristin McGee will guide you through each pose with step-by-step instructions and easy-to-follow photos

Feel the mental and physical effects of chair yoga every day and embrace the calmer, healthier, happier you.

Biographical Notes

Kristin McGee is a yoga and Pilates teacher, celebrity trainer, host and star of over 15 fitness DVDs including MTV's Yoga and Power Yoga. Kristin has appeared on Good Morning America, CNN Headline News, Fox's Good Day New York, Tyra Banks Show, HSN, and NBC's Today Show as a fitness consultant and has been on the covers of Pilates Style and Fit Yoga magazines. Kristin is a Contributing Editor for Health Magazine.

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  • ISBN: 9780349416083
  • Publication date: 17 Jan 2017
  • Page count: 288
  • Imprint: Piatkus
Featuring over 100 seated yoga poses, this offers an easy and fun way to help boost your well-being ... Kristin's directions are clear and very well illustrated. A great little book. — Woman's Way
With more than 100 seated yoga poses, Chair Yoga is the perfect handbook for office workers and older peoplewho wish to practise yoga — Sun
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