Welcome

Welcome to the Yoga for Seniors community -- a network of yoga teachers dedicated to making yoga practices available and appropriate for older adults. With seniors age 65 and older representing the fastest-growing sector of the U.S. population, the basic tools of yoga -- such as relaxation breathing and gentle postures -- offer a powerful, yet low-cost and accessible means to enhance quality of life and to ease suffering caused by many ailments common to seniors including arthritis, chronic pain and heart disease.
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About Kimberly

Kimberly Carson, MPH, E-RYT, is a Yoga Therapist at Oregon Health & Science University in Portland, OR. As a health educator specializing in tailoring yoga and meditation for people living with medical concerns, Kimberly taught yoga at Duke University’s Center for Living for over 10 years before re-locating to Portland. Read More
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About Carol

Carol Krucoff, E-RYT, is a Yoga Therapist at Duke Integrative Medicine in Durham, North Carolina, and a health journalist. A frequent contributor to Yoga Journal, Carol served as founding editor of The Washington Post’s Health Section and her articles have appeared in numerous national publications including The New York Times, Reader’s Digest and Prevention. Read More