And according to a 2021 review, chair yoga can help older adults develop and maintain muscle strength. Researchers also found that chair-based exercise improves upper- and lower-body function. This is important because muscle mass declines with age.
Is chair yoga good for weight loss?
Whether it’s from your office, the comfort of your own home or in a class format, chair exercises are a great low-impact way to incorporate movement into your routine. Most people can burn 120 to 250 calories in a 32-minute session, and with weights or resistance bands the calorie burn is even more.