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Gentle Yoga - A Place to Begin

Yoga is an ancient mind body exercise with special attention given to movement, breathing and focus. Yoga promotes range of motion, it helps restore flexibility and it can improve circulation to the joints and to the entire body, which promotes healing.

Stay Strong and Independent

30 minutes of activity a day lowers your risk of falling and improves daily function

Improve your Strength and Balance

These exercises will increase muscle strength and improve balance when done regularly

Relax and Renew - you are in good hands

This exercise routine is designed and narrated by an exercise physiologist and wellness education specialist at Gundersen Health System, La Crosse, WI

Enjoy all three yoga sessions on one DVD

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Gentle Yoga on TV

AcenTek Channel 4 - Tues 4:30 p.m., Wed 8:30 a.m.

HBC Channel 20 (Winona) - daily 8 a.m.


The first section is seated yoga poses. Learn to relax, breathe deeply and focus as you warm up with these basics.


The second section is done standing with a focus on balance. Yoga does an excellent job of stretching and strengthening muscles essential to balance. Variations are provided. Follow along or challenge yourself with more difficult poses.


The third and final section of Gentle Yoga has more advanced variations of the poses. The seat and the back of the chair are used for support. Your own body weight is also used for strengthening upper and lower body muscles.

For more information about wellness programs, call Gundersen Community & Preventive Care Services at (608) 775-4717 or email

Love + Medicine

Every day, Gundersen Health System staff deliver great medicine plus a little something extra—we call it Love + Medicine.

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