Synopses & Reviews
This book offers a complete program of yoga poses designed for bone health, new medical information on diet and lifestyle, and instruction on meditation and breathing techniques that strengthen and restore energy. Yoga sequences are designed for: preventing injuries; building strength; releasing tension; increasing range of motion; elongating the spine; building stability and balance; increasing flexibility; relaxing deeply.
This new handbook reveals how yoga can relieve symptoms of osteoporosis, including how yoga has been seen to slow bone loss and help build new bone.
About the Author
Patricia Walden is one of America's foremost yoga teachers and, according to Time magazine, "the best yoga teacher in the world." She is a long-time student of B. K. S. Iyengar and is recognized as one of his senior representatives in the U.S. She is regularly featured in Yoga Journal and is also the instructor on a videotape series called "Yoga Journal's Yoga Practice Series," which has sold well over a million copies. She travels and teaches yoga all over the world.