Chair yoga and flexibility slated for local Y Dec. 5

Yoga does not always have to be done on a mat.

It can be effective on a chair as well, just ask Marshalltown YMCA-YWCA staff member and yoga practitioner Heidi Draisey of Marshalltown.

She will lead the gentle “Chair Yoga and Flexibility” class which is designed to combat stress, improve circulation and enhance flexibility through relaxing poses and stretching from 11 a.m. to noon, Dec. 5 at the Y, 108 Washington St.

It is free-of-charge and open to the public.

Y membership not required.

Draisey is a certified yoga instructor who has been practicing the ancient art of relaxation for a number of years.

Chair yoga and flexibility is part of the Y’s Health Forum Series 2019-2020, offered firstThursday of the month from 11 a.m. to noon.

Chair Exercise will be offered 11 a.m. Jan. 2.

It too is free-of-charge.

For more information, contact Roberto Perez, 641-752-8658 or roberto.perez@ymca-ywca.org.