Yoga for Balance Training: Why Static Poses Don't Cut It

By
Jennifer Williams-Fields, E-RYT 200

“Last weekend at a yard sale I was carrying a box and tripped. Not only did I keep my balance and not fall, I didn’t even drop the box. This wouldn’t have happened six months ago. I know my balance has improved thanks to Jennifer’s water yoga class.”

Yes Men Can Have Pelvic Pain Too

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5 Reasons Your Immune System Gets Weaker with Age and How Yoga Can Help

Even though I had a flu shot this year, I still managed to come down with bronchitis about two weeks ago (I’ve tended to get that since I was young). The fever and reduced ability to breathe was really... Read more

Yoga for Osteoporosis and Fracture Prevention - Shifting the Focus to Falls

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Dr. Baxter Bell: Yoga for Heart Health - How to Tune up Your Circulatory System

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Osteoporosis, Vertebral Fractures and Dowager’s Hump—The Role of Hyperkyphosis

For anyone diagnosed with osteoporosis, there are two main concerns—increased risk of hip fractures and vertebral fractures. Vertebral compression fractures caused by the thin bone mass of osteoporosis have long been taught to cause hyperkyphosis, or the dowager’s hump that inflict many elderly. Read more