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Yoga & Bone Density by Yogaskinny

Knee bone’s connected to your thigh bone.… The adult human body is comprised of 206 bones all of which are cleverly hinged and connected across a range of joints to form the human skeleton. As we age, we can anticipate the structure of our bones and joints changing but there are ways, through the practice of yoga, that we can support

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Ask an instructor – Susan Kjesbo by Yogaskinny

Susan Kjesbo Susan is a yoga instructor and certified yoga therapist (C-IAYT). Her teaching expertise includes therapeutic yoga, restorative, yoga for seniors & Yoga Tune Up ask an instructor – 10 questions  the very first yoga class you attended? Laguna Beach recreation dept. My instructor used an Indian rug instead of a mat! what is it about yoga that inspires you?  Yoga is

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A Yoga Studio for the over 40’s by Yogaskinny

Seniors are the largest growing segment of the US population with numbers growing year on year.  As yoga continues to gain popularity one yoga studio has embraced these changes to cater for a very specific demographic – the over 40 age group. Yoga studios are aplenty in the US.  Plenty of choice, styles, facilities and instructors.  Some studios specialize based on class style, such as hot yoga or

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Fortysomething Yoga Benefits

America is aging.  Every day over 10,000 people turn 60.  Seniors are the largest growing segment of the US population.  In 2010 there were 40 million people in the US over 65; by 2030 it is expected that this will nearly double to over 72 million people. After age 40 the body begins to show the effects of aging.  The

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40 & Up Yoga Different Folks, Different Strokes

40 & Up Yoga Different Folks, Different Strokes by David Omkar Webster, Better Living Yoga   We are all getting older. Although we all age differently, there are some basic characteristics of aging. The aging body begins to work sub-optimally.  We become stiffer less supple. Our muscles tighten from lack of use. Misaligned neuro-muscular patterns, many of which are from

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