Yoga Therapy Today: Special Considerations When Working with Older Adults
Seniors can be the most complex--and the most rewarding--yoga clients, write Kimberly and Carol in the August 2016 issue of Yoga Therapy Today.
August 2016 | Open PDF
Teaching Yoga to Seniors: Essential Considerations
Program directors Kimberly Carson and Carol Krucoff, along with faculty members from Duke University Medical Center, published an article entitled "Teaching Yoga to Seniors: Essential Considerations to Enhance Safety and Reduce Risk in a Uniquely Vulnerable Age Group" in the Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine.
August 2010 | Open Outside Website
Yoga Therapy Today: Yoga as Supportive Care in Healing From Cancer
Kimberly and her husband James Carson, PhD, explore how yoga practices can be powerful tools to promote the process of healing from cancer.
April 2015 | Open Outside Website
The Heart of Healing
Exploring how yoga can be used to prepare for surgery and bounce back.
October 2010 | Open PDF
Yoga for seniors can help with balance, agility and strength. But injuries do happen.
Some poses can stress older bodies or cause injuries. Some tips to maximize benefits and avoid risks.
August 2014 | Open Outside Website
Yoga for Bone Health
Yoga can help those with osteoporosis and osteopenia maintain bone mass, build strength, and prevent injury.
September 2013 | Open Outside Website
7 Ways to Ease Into Yoga
An expert's guide on how to get started.
July 2014 | Open Outside Website
Yoga for Seniors teacher training
International Association of Yoga Therapists' write-up on Yoga for Seniors teacher training.
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Yoga for Healthy Aging: Yoga May Be the Best Activity for the Elderly
Inviting elderly people to try yoga can be challenging, since many harbor the common misconception that you must be young and fit—or at least able to get down and up from the floor—to practice.
November 2015 | Open Outside Website
Easing Into Yoga
Consumer Reports on Health recommends that beginners with stiff joints look for an instructor trained in Carol & Kimberly's "Therapeutic Yoga for Seniors."
October 2014 | Open PDF