• May 1–3, 2020
  • Friday-Sunday: 2 nights

Relax into Yoga for Seniors Skillful Practices to Honor Aging Bodies

For all levels.

As we age, it’s common to face issues such as hypertension, heart disease, osteoporosis, arthritis, chronic pain, and more. Yoga is beneficial for all of these age-related ailments—and more—and can lead to greater flexibility, balance, and overall well-being. Yet surprisingly, some commonly-taught yoga postures may pose risks to older adults, which means it's vital that seniors study with an experienced, qualified instructor.

Kimberly Carson and Carol Krucoff are national leaders in training yoga teachers to make yoga practices more accessible to older adults. Now, you can experience their evidence-based approach, Relax into Yoga for Seniors. Developed in collaboration with experts at Duke University Medical Center, this pioneering program safely and effectively adapts yoga practices for older bodies, minds, and hearts.

In this program, you

  • Explore how to safely integrate the tools of yoga, including postures, breathing, meditation, and principles to support your well-being
  • Experience a yoga practice that addresses your needs, enhances health, and increases vitality
  • Learn important movement considerations for older bodies to reduce the risk of injury and cultivate ease.

Note This program includes practices done lying on the floor. You should be able to get down and up from the floor, using a chair, if necessary.

Recommended reading Kimberly Carson and Carol Krucoff, Relax into Yoga for Seniors.

Program at a Glance

Yoga Experience
All levels
Suitable For
All
Program Theme
Therapeutic Yoga
Schedule
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Presenter(s)

Kimberly Carson, MPH, C-IAYT, E-RYT, is a yoga therapist at Oregon Health & Science University and codirects trainings at Duke Integrative Medicine.

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Carol Krucoff, C-IAYT, E-RYT 500, is a yoga therapist at Duke Integrative Medicine in Durham, North Carolina, and codirector of the Yoga for Seniors teacher trainings.

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