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We all know that yoga is great for all ages—from the tiniest tots to those much later in life. But for many of us, the class title Yoga for Seniors, calls to mind images of chair yoga, gentle stretching, and breathing for relaxation. 83-year-old yoga teacher Bette Calman defies all the stereotypes when it comes to seniors and yoga. She practices many advanced postures that even experienced yoga students half her age don’t have the strength to hold, including this impressive Peacock Pose.
“I’m proof that if you keep at it, you’ll get there. I can do more now than I could 50 years ago,” the Australian grandmother, who has been a yoga teacher for more than 40 years, said of her yoga practice.
Amazing. I don’t know about the rest of you, but I, for one, have a new yoga role model.
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