Carol Krucoff, C-IAYT, E-RYT, is a yoga therapist at Duke Integrative Medicine in Durham, North Carolina, and an award-winning health journalist. 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 Yoga Journal.
She is author of several books including “Yoga Sparks: 108 Easy Practices for Stress Relief in a Minute or Less” and “Healing Yoga for Neck and Shoulder Pain,” and creator of the audio home practice CD, Healing Moves Yoga. With her Duke cardiologist husband, Mitchell Krucoff, MD, she is co-author of “Healing Moves: How to Cure, Relieve and Prevent Common Ailments with Exercise,” and with Kimberly Carson, she is co-author of the DVD, “Relax into Yoga” and the book “Relax into Yoga for Seniors: A Six-week Program for Strength, Balance, Flexibility, and Pain Relief.”
A graduate of Esther Myers’ Yoga Teacher Training and Nischala Devi’s Yoga of the Heart Cardiac & Cancer Teacher Training, Carol has been practicing yoga for more than 35 years and serves on the peer review board for the International Journal of Yoga Therapy. She created and taught a yoga program for seniors enrolled in a gerontology rehabilitation program at the Durham Veterans Administration Medical Center and specializes in teaching yoga to older adults and people with health challenges. Carol also spent a decade studying martial arts. As a second-degree black belt in karate and Sensei, she taught martial arts for four years.
Visit her website: www.healingmoves.com