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Old 08-31-21, 04:47 PM  
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Excellent dvd for elderly

I am 71 but do not consider myself elderly (LOL) but am having a lot of mobility issues awaiting a knee operation. I am always on the lookout for a good seated workout because I am still working out like the vidiot of yesteryear, only mostly sitting.
the video I found is gentle fitness by Catherine MacRae. It has a trailer on you tube, most sections are available on gentle and it is on vimeo. out of print but some copies on eBay.
oh, thank you catherine Macrae. It is a lovely 1.5 hour dvd with a blend of yoga, tai chi and other healing arts and regular stretching. The leader is lovely, soft voice and cheerful.She has MS and her class has a wide range of ages and abilities.
I did the whole workout the am, and now I want to do it everyday.
There are some people who have been posting about elderly parents and I think this would be just perfect.It is upbeat, gentle and doable -men and women in the very low and soft in background not intrusive.
take a look and look around thrift shops!
I just love it.
dnna: used to be a cathlite, protect your knees!

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Old 08-31-21, 05:21 PM  
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I'm happy you found a workout that works for you! Good luck with your knee operation. And YES, we must protect our knees. I've seen some instructors do some iffy moves for the knees so I just modify.
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