Gentle Workouts for Health & FitnessBook - 2006
Bestselling author Juliet Pegrum (Ashtanga Yoga,Kid Yoga) shows over-50-year-olds how to slow down the aging processand bring body, mind, and spirit into harmonywith this simplified, safe, and fully illustrated approach to yoga.
The beauty of yoga is that anyone can enjoy its benefitsincreased suppleness, more mobile joints, improved circulationregardless of age or ability. Juliet Pegrum, a world-renowned teacher who has studied in India, makes it easier than ever to begin, with a smartly planned program tailored to over-50s. Not only has she adapted the poses so that newcomers can perform them without strain (all exercises are designed to meet the health needs of older practitioners), but she incorporates propschairs, belts, bolstersthat reduce the risk of joint and muscle injury. Of special interest are the targeted programs to relieve common problems, from the symptoms of menopause to the inflammation of arthritis.
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Baker & Taylor
The author of Ashtanga Yoga and Kid Yoga shows readers over the age of forty how to incorporate yoga into their lives and achieve that harmony between mind, body, and spirit that so many Americans seek. Original.