Relax into Yoga for Seniors

Book review: Relax into Yoga for Seniors: A Six-Week Program for Strength, Balance, Flexibility, and Pain Relief, by Kimberly Carson MPH, E-RYT, Carol Krucoff E-RYT, Mitchell W. Krucoff MD, Jim Carson PhD, New Harbinger Publications, 2016, paperback, 272 pages, $19.95.

If our article Time for Yoga has piqued your interest in yoga, then consider this book the next step. The authors, who are among the most trusted voices in the field of therapeutic yoga, present 12 principles of yoga practice for seniors, including those with limited mobility. This evidence-based workbook will guide you safely — step-by-step and with posture illustrations — on a six-week program for improved balance, flexibility, and overall well-being. You’ll 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. The book will help you create a safe and effective individualized practice that will address your needs, take personal limitations into consideration, and help you relieve pain.

Check the price on Amazon! 

Want to learn more about yoga? Read “Time for Yoga: Yoga Benefits for Arthritis,” “How to Get Started With Yoga,” and “Seven Yoga Poses You Can Do at Your Desk.”

Learn more about the health and medical experts who who provide you with the cutting-edge resources, tools, news, and more on Pain-Free Living.
About Our Experts >>

Statements and opinions expressed on this Web site are those of the authors and not necessarily those of the publishers or advertisers. The information provided on this Web site should not be construed as medical instruction. Consult appropriate health-care professionals before taking action based on this information.