Lifelong Yoga

Lifelong Yoga

Maximizing your Balance, Flexibility, and Core Strength in your 50s, 60s, and Beyond

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Yoga gives active people vital tools for healthy aging: strength, flexibility, balance, and focus. Sage Roundtree and Alexandra DeSiato describe the what, why, and how of poses and routines that help keep people in any decade of life--but especially older people--fit and injury-free. Addressing the four biggest concerns of the older yoga student--balance, core strength, hip flexibility, and recovery--Lifelong Yoga is a guide to the philosophy, poses, and routines that can help solve the challenges we encounter as we age. The authors offer poses and routines aimed toward specific goals, such as improving balance, maintaining strength and flexibility, or recovering properly between workouts. Lifelong Yoga also provides sequences that help support specific activities such as running, swimming, or golf--as well as yard work, travel, and caring for grandchildren. Rountree and DeSiato also explain how meditation, mindfulness, breathing practices, and the physical practice of yoga can help with both mental flexibility and relaxation, and with staying focused and mentally acute.
Publisher: Berkeley, California :, North Atlantic Books,, [2017]
ISBN: 9781623171438
Branch Call Number: 181.45 ROU 2017
Characteristics: xiv, 138 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Additional Contributors: Desiato, Alexandra 1979-


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