Pranamaya: Relax Into Yoga Safe And Simple Practices For Older Adults
Beginner: Just starting out, very overweight or haven't exercised in over six months.
Intermediate: Active in sports, dance or any regular exercise (2 to 3 times per week).
Advanced: Very active in sports or consistently work out four or more times per week.
Runtime: 178 min.
Street Date: August 12, 2012
Certified instructor description:
The Relax Into Yoga DVD from Pranamaya offers safe and simple practices for seniors, older adults, and people with health challenges. Based on the pioneering Yoga for Seniors teacher training—offered at Duke Integrative Medicine and the Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health—these practices combine the best of modern, evidence-based medicine with the ancient wisdom of the yoga tradition. Kimberly and Carol’s extensive experience working in medical settings with older adults and people with health challenges has helped them create safe, effective and enjoyable practices that are accessible to virtually anyone who can breathe.
DVD highlights include: 4 Main Practices for varied levels of mobility: In bed, in a chair, standing and lying down; 3 Special Practices to build strength and stability, improve balance and promote relaxation; Includes Safety Guidelines presentation and large English subtitles for easy viewing; Props: Sturdy chair, Yoga mat, blanket and/or cushion.
Kimberly Carson, MPH, E-RYT, is a yoga therapist at Oregon Health & Science University and she collaborates on many yoga and meditation research studies. Carol Krucoff, E-RYT, is a yoga therapist at Duke Integrative Medicine and author of several books including Healing Yoga for Neck and Shoulder Pain.