We have a lot to offer.

"We love Bella Buddha.  Brenda is an excellent instructor for yoga.  Nancy, who fills in at times, is also excellent.  We have been doing Chair Yoga for years and truly enjoy the classes."


— Arlene Bielen, Belmar, NJ —

BELLA BUDDHA IS THE PREMIER WELLNESS STUDIO FOR SENIORS

Although we offer classes for all ages and abilities, our specialty lies with the senior population.  Our senior classes simply modify our regular classes into variations designed to increase the fitness level of individuals 65+ in age. We understand the individual who has been active their whole life but now seeks a program that continues to challenge, yet honor the body. Many of our students are also seniors who have been sedentary and are discovering the need to exercise as they grow older and desire continued comfort and ability.

 

We have a fantastic program with classes held on a daily basis.  We're proud to offer beginner-friendly classes as well as classes that will relax and rejuvenate you.  Bella Buddha also offers strength-building  and fun movement classes.

Classes

 

Yoga & Pilates

CHAIR YOGA

This class is great for those with limited mobility, strength and/or flexibility.  Using the chair as a prop, you have the confidence of stability with no fear of falling or worrying about getting up and down from the floor.  The chair is an excellent prop to help you stretch and lengthen your body.  You will feel taller and lighter with a sense of very real peace by the end of class.  The techniques taught are great for those who work behind a desk and need a little yoga break in their day as well.

EASY YOGA

Easy yoga is a beginner-friendly class and a great way to introduce mobility and gain more flexibility in your yoga practice. With the use of a variety of props, we gently move through the yoga poses. Easy yoga is great not only for those with limited flexibility, but also for seniors and those who are working at a desk all day. With the use of a chair, you will learn techniques that you can use throughout your day while at the office.

YOGA-PILATES

This mat-based class incorporates Pilates core-strengthening moves within an easy yoga flow.  The class consists of work done on the floor plus a gentle flow that moves from standing to seated postures.  A strong focus on balance is also central to the class.  The use of props, including the chair, are used throughout the practice.  An ability to get up and down from the floor is necessary for full participation in the class.

 

Strength

STRENGTH + STRETCH

This senior-friendly strength-training class uses stability balls, chairs, and resistance bands.

Why strength-training for seniors? Research shows that resistance training can help older people in daily activities, such as climbing stairs, getting in and out of a car, and fixing dinner. Strength-training is particularly useful for seniors because people generally lose muscle strength as they age. Resistance bands offer more variety because you can create resistance in all directions. Also, since there are different tension levels based on the color band you use, you can easily alter the difficulty level. Use a higher tension band for an easier exercise like bicep curls, or a lower tension band for more difficult exercises like overhead shoulder press. Incorporating the use of the stability ball adds yet another challenge to our core strength which is fundamental to good health and well-being.

 

 

SERVICEs

 

Private Yoga

PERSONAL YOGA SESSION

GROUP LESSON

Are you, your friends, family, co-workers or employees stressed out? Or do you just need to relax and rejuvenate? Book a private group session and enjoy the healing benefits of yoga! With a minimum of just 6 students, your group will benefit from Brenda's personal attention and guidance—for just $10 per person. To schedule, call (732) 749-0729, or send us a note.

Sound Healing

RESTORATIVE YOGA with TIBETAN HEALING BOWLS

 

 

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We have a lot to offer.

 

Yoga & Pilates

CHAIR YOGA

This class is great for those with limited mobility, strength and/or flexibility.  Using the chair as a prop, you have the confidence of stability with no fear of falling or worrying about getting up and down from the floor.  The chair is an excellent prop to help you stretch and lengthen your body.  You will feel taller and lighter with a sense of very real peace by the end of class.  The techniques taught are great for those who work behind a desk and need a little yoga break in their day as well.

EASY YOGA

Easy yoga is a beginner-friendly class and a great way to introduce mobility and gain more flexibility in your yoga practice. With the use of a variety of props, we gently move through the yoga poses. Easy yoga is great not only for those with limited flexibility, but also for seniors and those who are working at a desk all day. With the use of a chair, you will learn techniques that you can use throughout your day while at the office.

YOGA-PILATES

This mat-based class incorporates Pilates core-strengthening moves within an easy yoga flow.  The class consists of work done on the floor plus a gentle flow that moves from standing to seated postures.  A strong focus on balance is also central to the class.  The use of props, including the chair, are used throughout the practice.  An ability to get up and down from the floor is necessary for full participation in the class.

 

Strength

STRENGTH + STRETCH

This senior-friendly strength-training class uses stability balls, chairs, and resistance bands.

Why strength-training for seniors? Research shows that resistance training can help older people in daily activities, such as climbing stairs, getting in and out of a car, and fixing dinner. Strength-training is particularly useful for seniors because people generally lose muscle strength as they age. Resistance bands offer more variety because you can create resistance in all directions. Also, since there are different tension levels based on the color band you use, you can easily alter the difficulty level. Use a higher tension band for an easier exercise like bicep curls, or a lower tension band for more difficult exercises like overhead shoulder press. Incorporating the use of the stability ball adds yet another challenge to our core strength which is fundamental to good health and well-being.

 

 

 

Private Yoga

PERSONAL YOGA SESSION

GROUP LESSON

Are you, your friends, family, co-workers or employees stressed out? Or do you just need to relax and rejuvenate? Book a private group session and enjoy the healing benefits of yoga! With a minimum of just 6 students, your group will benefit from Brenda's personal attention and guidance—for just $10 per person. To schedule, call (732) 749-0729, or send us a note.

Sound Healing

RESTORATIVE YOGA with TIBETAN HEALING BOWLS

 

 

"We love Bella Buddha.  Brenda is an excellent instructor for yoga.  Nancy, who fills in at times, is also excellent.  We have been doing Chair Yoga for years and truly enjoy the classes."


— Arlene Bielen, Belmar, NJ —