Posts Tagged 'wheelchair accessible'

Adapting Yoga Poses

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Yoga may be the latest trend that’s gaining traction worldwide, but in truth, it’s an ancient practice that’s been around for thousands of years. Yoga emphasizes the mind-body connection, and for most people, the image of a “yogi” is a fit young woman twisting into challenging shapes most of us could only dream of achieving. For many people who live their lives from a wheelchair, gaining the many benefits of yoga may seem impossible. The truth is that yoga is less about the poses themselves—and more about the breathing, connection and meditative aspects of the practice. But how can yoga poses even be adapted for a chair? Let’s find out!

Posted by Audrey Willis Nov 21, 2016 Posted in Disability No Comments

Virtual Valet: Using an iPod Touch to Park Cars

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After ranting about stupidity not qualifying as a disability to park in an accessible space, I got a kick out of researchers developing a Virtual Valet to park cars.

Posted by Tessa Feb 10, 2011 Posted in Uncategorized No Comments

MAISON À BORDEAUX: Most Magnificent Wheelchair Accessible Home Ever!

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In France, a couple lived in a very old but beautiful house and wanted a new one. While they were looking for an architect, the husband was involved in a terrible car crash that nearly killed him. He survived, but now he would need a wheelchair.

Posted by Tessa Dec 30, 2010 Posted in Uncategorized 1 Comment