This delightful seated workout incorporates both yoga to improve mobility and flexibility as well as the use of one hand weight to improve strength and build bone mass.
30 minute chair yoga will leave you feeling great, both relaxed and energized throughout your entire body.
I'm using one 3 pound dumbbell for this workout. You can always use a lighter weight or water bottle, or a can to offer some resistance. Please go at your own pace and if you are unsure of what weight to use please start lighter.
I hope you enjoy this workout! Please let me know in the comments how you liked it!
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Needed this after my kettlebell workout yesterday! Thank you.
Perfect! Thrilled that you like it Frances 🙂
Another great workout – its so good to be able to mix it up and yesterday I did cardio kickboxing! The fact that I can do barre, pilates, yoga etc whichever takes my mood, all in one place, is wonderful – thank you Lauren xx (from over 60 year old, not fragile nor wimpy!)
My pleasure Liz! Thank you for all your kind comments 💜
What a fantastic hybrid workout! I feel amazing yet worked yet calm all at the same time 💖 Well done you🥳
Awesome! So glad you liked it and you feel great 🤩 thank you Kelly 💜
Nice, gentle combination of seated exercises and stretches. Thank you!
You’re so welcome! Glad you liked it Stefani 🙂
Another great workout from Lauren, mixing stretching with a bit of strengthening, it was the perfect mix and the exact amount of time to do after work or in the evening. The explanations, the moves, the tips, the nice smile, everything is sooo good and motivating. It’s big quality work that helps me staying fit instead of lying around in front of the TV. A huge thank you to you, Lauren, to make it possible 😉
It’s my pleasure! Thank you from the bottom of my heart for your kind comments and feedback, I really appreciate it!
Wonderful workout – Lauren – what exercised do you recommend for a tight hip flexor and hamstring (one side only) ?
Glad you liked it Barbara. I can’t remember, can you get on the floor? sitting actually causes our hip flexors to be tight. They are not really stretched in this video. But in my other 30 min yoga we do a warrior pose that is good for hip flexors. If you can get on the floor pigeon pose is great, or I can recommend one of my pilates videos. Let me know.
So pleased to find this one, Lauren. Love the flow you create between the positions. And music is perfect! Keep ’em coming!
Awesome! So glad you enjoyed it Anita 💜
Really different for me! I love doing different moves and noticing how my body responds and what muscles feel it. Thank you.
Yay Sooz! I love that you enjoyed it and used different muscles 💜
Absolutely perfect! I feel great! Bravo, Lauren! Thanks for the workout!
Wonderful Maria! I love that you feel great 🙌🏻
Love this relaxing but strengthening workout! I’m always amazed how slow movements can accomplish so much.
Wonderful! You must have been doing it right Anne! Thank you 💜
It feels so good (meditation and workout at the same time). Thank you!!!
Wonderful! You’re so welcome 💜
Love this video. Want to try yr others too. Feel amazing!!! Thank you, Roseanne
Wonderful! Thank you Roseanne 💜
We liked this very much, especially the seatbelt move! We use half-filled one pint Perrier bottle for weight.
Excellent! Thanks for trying it 💜
Hi Lauren. Thanks for another wonderful chair yoga workout! Before watching the video, I did 40 squats and a set of rotator cuff exercises with my 3# weights. Needless to say, my quads are singing now- in a good way(!) and my shoulder muscles feel great. Your workouts are so appreciated.
Nice job Doni, that would fire up those muscles for sure! 💜
Im working a night shift and doing your chair yoga 🧘♀️ on my break love it 😍
Love that! Thanks Patricia 🙂
I love the weight section in this class … very good … been doing this class for a little over a week and feel my flexibility has improved already. Will keep going … 💪 its a great class 👏
Yay Denise! That’s great you have already seen improvement! Keep up the good work 💜
I didn’t mention. But I fractured my fibula 8 weeks ago.. which is so limiting in terms of keeping a certain fitnes level. Still unable to do my usual early morning walk for another couple of weeks … I’m adhering to docs instructions. The only limiting part of the class is me crossing my leg over the knee but I just cross at the ankle so I don’t really lose out…👍 your class has been a godsend to.me…. thank you.
Hi there Lauren, I’ve been trying various chair yoga routines recently and worked out with you for the first time this morning. I thoroughly enjoyed this session with weights. Thank you for incorporating the weights (I used two 2-pound hand weights) to help me stretch and strengthen and build bone mass. This is exactly what I needed this morning…see you next time, Lauren.
Wonderful! Welcome Clova. I’m thrilled you found my channel and liked the workout. Thank you 💜
This was an excellent follow up to my morning walk! Appreciate the upper body workout; thank you!
Thank you once again Lauren for an amazing combination of yoga, stretching and weights.
This was amazing.
Glad you liked it!! You’ve been working hard lately!!!
Thank you for this great workout that has incorporated everything that’s needed. This will become a definite part of my routine
Wonderful! So glad you liked it 🤩