The New Yoga for People Over 50: A Comprehensive Guide for Midlife & Older Beginners (Paperback)

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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.

About the Author

Suza Francina is a certified Iyengar Yoga instructor with over thirty years of experience. She is the author of several books and articles for AARP, Yoga Journal, LA Yoga, The Cleveland Clinic Arthritis Advisor, Prevention, Senior Life, and ELDR magazine. Her website is
Product Details
ISBN: 9781558744530
ISBN-10: 1558744533
Publisher: Health Communications Inc
Publication Date: April 1st, 1997
Pages: 286
Language: English