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The New Yoga for People Over 50

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Many seniors are searching for ways to improve their quality of life and remain active as they enter midlife and later years. Nationwide, people are recognizing yoga for its ability to slow down and reverse the aging process. A complete health system, yoga not only restores vitality to the body, but also expands the mind and soul. Yoga transforms the years after 50 from a time of deterioration to one of increased perspective and illumination.

In The New Yoga for People Over 50, readers will learn how the health of the spine and posture affect every sustem of the body, and how yoga positions and breathing exercises benefit the circulatory system, the heart and other vital organs, relieve menopausal symptoms, and remove stiffness and inertia from the body. In this comprehensive guide, Iyengar yoga expert Suza Francina describes and illustrates how to begin and maintain a yoga program through personal stories and over 100 easy-to-follow instructional photos of older teachers and students.

Synopsis:

This health guide shows through text and photographs how older beginners can adapt the practice of yoga to their own special needs. There are sections on yoga and menopause, heart disease, arthritis, osteoporosis and other health problems commonly associated with growing old.

Synopsis:

Iyengar yoga expert Suza Francina describes and illustrates how older beginners can adapt the practice of yoga to their special needs. Through photos of older teachers and students, this comprehensive guide demonstrates how to progress from gentle floor and chair stretching exercises to vital weight-bearing, standing and inverted postures.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 271-280) and index.

About the Author

Suza Francina is a certified Iyengar yoga instructor with over 20 years of experience in the field of yoga and exercise therapy. Francina is the author of Yoga for People Over 50 and is director of the Ojai Yoga Center in Ojai, California, where she specializes in classes and workshops for people over 50.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781558744530
Author:
Francina, Suza
Publisher:
Health Communications
Author:
Francina,
Location:
Deerfield Beach, Fla. :
Subject:
Health and hygiene
Subject:
Health and physical education
Subject:
Yoga
Subject:
Yoga, hatha
Subject:
Aged
Subject:
Middle aged persons
Subject:
Aged -- Health and hygiene.
Subject:
Hatha yoga
Subject:
Older people
Subject:
Middle aged persons -- Health and hygiene.
Subject:
Religion Eastern-Yoga
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series Volume:
no. 97-9
Publication Date:
April 1997
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
286
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.5 in 1.25 lb

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"Synopsis" by , This health guide shows through text and photographs how older beginners can adapt the practice of yoga to their own special needs. There are sections on yoga and menopause, heart disease, arthritis, osteoporosis and other health problems commonly associated with growing old.
"Synopsis" by , Iyengar yoga expert Suza Francina describes and illustrates how older beginners can adapt the practice of yoga to their special needs. Through photos of older teachers and students, this comprehensive guide demonstrates how to progress from gentle floor and chair stretching exercises to vital weight-bearing, standing and inverted postures.
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