How to Practice Yoga with Hearing Loss

Yoga is a popular way to stay in shape and practice full body mindfulness. Don't let hearing loss be a barrier to your practice!

In addition to the author's suggestions, consider the following modifications:

1. Speak with one of our audiologists about keeping your hearing aids from falling off while upside down. Sometimes a simple change in ear inserts or use of beauty tape can keep hearing aids secure.

2. Working up a sweat? Moisture protection such as Ear Gear may be recommended.Also the use of a Dry Box after class can prevent damage to the electronics.

3. If you have know vestibular or balance problems, speak with your physician or physical therapist before beginning a new exercise program. While yoga is safe and beneficial for strength and balance training, modifications may be offered by your instructor to reduce the risk of falls.