The definitive resource on how to use yoga to foster your physical, mental, and emotional health for a lifetime.
Everyone would like to age with as much strength and grace as possible and now numerous studies confirm what many yoga practitioners have known for a long time: yoga practice has a remarkable impact on physical and mental health-and spiritual well-being-as you grow older. Yoga for Healthy Aging is the definitive resource on how to use yoga to foster your physical, mental, and emotional health for a lifetime.
Baxter Bell, MD, and Nina Zolotow, respected yoga teachers and authors of the popular "Yoga for Healthy Aging" blog, explain how yoga can address concerns related to strength, flexibility, balance, agility, cardiovascular health, brain health, and stress management, among other issues. They offer a safe, real-world yoga program to suit your particular needs, which includes poses, breathing practices, meditation, and yoga philosophy. Their program was developed in consultation with scientific and medical experts on aging, and allow you to focus on maintaining overall physical health and/or addressing target problem areas. Yoga for Healthy Aging is a yoga toolbox that will set you up for a lifetime of emotional and spiritual well-being.
Baxter Bell, MD, teaches yoga in the US and internationally and trains yoga teachers and yoga therapists. In his complementary medical practice, he combines his experience as a family physician with acupuncture and therapeutic yoga.
Nina Zolotow is editor-in-chief of the “Yoga for Healthy Aging” blog. She is a long-time yoga writer and a certified yoga teacher. She is the coauthor, with Rodney Yee, of Yoga: The Poetry of the Body and Moving toward Balance.