All fun and games for re­lay­ers

Spot of yoga and net­ball for health

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RE­LAY GAMES: Stay­ing ac­tive is great for over­all health and was some­thing that was pro­moted at this year’s Roma Re­lay for Life.

If they weren’t do­ing laps of the oval, re­lay­ers were hav­ing fun at the beach vol­ley­ball nets or par­tic­i­pat­ing in chair yoga.

Lo­cal busi­nesses do­nated sand and ev­ery­thing needed to help set up a beach vol­ley­ball court at Cities oval, where the event was held.

Play­ers had fun spik­ing the ball and vy­ing for the win­ning spot.

Re­lay­ers also had the chance to un­wind with some chair yoga.

Yoga has been shown to im­prove over­all health, pre­vent and dis­ease when prac­ticed reg­u­larly as a life­style.

The usual moves as­so­ci­ated with yoga have been mod­i­fied to do from a seated po­si­tion.


RE­LAY FUN: Stretch­ing it out with some chair yoga at this year’s Roma Re­lay for Life.

Re­lay­ers hav­ing fun play­ing vol­ley­ball at Roma’s Re­lay for Life on Satur­day.

One of the beach vol­ley­ball play­ers spikes it over the net.

Chair yoga wasn’t too much of a stretch for Stephanie Kay and Mar­guerite Cud­dihy.

Stephanie Kay, Mar­guerite Cud­dihy and Me­gan Robert­son par­tic­i­pate in chair yoga.

Chair yoga is good for both the body and mind.

A myr­iad of sports at the Roma Re­lay for Life.

Breath­ing it out at the Re­lay for Life chair yoga.

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