Relax into Yoga for Seniors: A Six-Week Program for Strength, Balance, Flexibility, and Pain Relief

Relax into Yoga for Seniors: A Six-Week Program for Strength, Balance, Flexibility, and Pain Relief Author Kimberly Carson MPH E-RYT
ISBN-10 1626253641
ISBN-13 9781626253643
Year 2016-11-01
Pages 272
Language English
Publisher New Harbinger Publications
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Relax into Yoga for Seniors presents twelve principles of yoga practice for seniors including those with limited mobility This evidence based workbook will guide you safelystep by step and with posture illustrationson a six week program for improved balance flexibility and overall well being Managing the emotional and physical challenges that come with aging can be difficult Seniors face a number of age related issues such as chronic pain hypertension heart disease osteoporosis arthritis and anxiety and depression And while some people may consider yoga a young persons practice there is a growing body of evidence that suggests yoga can be beneficial for a wide variety of age related ailments Relax Into Yoga for Seniorsbased on the innovative Yoga for Seniors program and including new material for fans of the Relax Into Yoga for Seniors DVDprovides a step by step guide that combines the best of modern evidence based medicine with the ancient wisdom experience and tradition of yogic teachings With this book youll explore what yoga is and how to do it safely including important movement considerations like how to get up and down from the floor with care and how to stand and sit with healthy postural alignment With this popular program youll be able to create a safe and effective individualized practice that will address your needs take personal limitations into consideration and help you relieve pain become more flexible and active and connect more deeply with your inner experience

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Yoga Sparks

Yoga Sparks Author Carol Krucoff
ISBN-10 9781608827022
Release 2013-08-01
Pages 224