These classes are appropriate for those of all ages and especially for those who want a slower paced yoga class with all the same benefits yoga has to offer. This class is suitable to those who may have any physical limitations. The chair replaces the yoga mat and becomes an extension of the body. The student is able to warm up the body safely and perform yoga poses with more support and stability. Poses are done seated on the chair or the chair is used for support during standing poses, forward and backward bends, side extensions, balancing, and leg and arm stretches. Benefits from the practice of Chair Yoga include improved range of motion and flexibility, involvement in a social activity, strengthened muscles and joints, and reduced stress. These classes include yoga poses for the body, breathing exercises, and relaxation techniques.