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Yoga After 50 For Dummies

Payne, Larry

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1. Auflage September 2020
352 Seiten, Softcover
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ISBN: 978-1-119-63151-4
John Wiley & Sons

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Improve balance, flexibility, and overall well-being

Yoga is a terrific way to stay fit and improve mental clarity, balance, agility, and flexibility. Written by the founding president of the International Association of Yoga Therapists, this book takes the guesswork out of starting or continuing yoga at 50 and beyond. You'll learn how to adapt stances and breathing to your changing body to reap the benefits of this ancient practice and use it to calm your mind and body--one pose at a time.
* Discover step-by-step instructions for more than 45 poses
* Relieve stress
* Leverage your breathing
* Target weak spots, avoid injury, and deal with pain and chronic conditions
* Discover yoga apps and videos

Introduction 1

Part 1: The Age of Yoga 5

Chapter 1: Yoga Over 50 is Just Smart 7

Chapter 2: Preparing to Practice 23

Chapter 3: Breathing through Your Yoga Poses 35

Part 2: Yoga on the Mat 47

Chapter 4: Twenty Great Postures for the 50-Plus Yogi 49

Chapter 5: Meditation for the 50-Plus Mind 71

Part 3: Yoga in Your Everyday Life 83

Chapter 6: Yoga, Your Food, and Your Weight 85

Chapter 7: Connecting Yoga and the Power of the Mind 101

Chapter 8: Bedtime Yoga 109

Part 4: Adapting Your Practice to Common 50-Plus Conditions 123

Chapter 9: Keeping Your Balance 125

Chapter 10: Love Your Lower Back 135

Chapter 11: Tending to Headaches, Asthma, and Your Upper Back 149

Chapter 12: Dealing with Needy Knees 165

Chapter 13: Handling Hopeful Hips and Hamstrings 177

Chapter 14: Dealing with Joint Replacements 187

Chapter 15: Boning Up on Osteoporosis 195

Chapter 16: Handling Arthritis 211

Chapter 17: Understanding Menopause and Andropause 229

Chapter 18: Helping the Pelvic Floor 243

Part 5: Routines for Home 249

Chapter 19: Five-Minute Routines for Home 251

Chapter 20: Fifteen-Minute Routines for Home 261

Chapter 21: Thirty-Minute Routines for Home 281

Part 6: The Part of Tens 313

Chapter 22: Ten Tips for Your Yoga Practice: On the Mat 315

Chapter 23: Ten Tips for Your Yoga Practice: Off the Mat 319

Index 323
Larry Payne, Ph.D. is the founding president of the International Association of Yoga Therapists and coauthor of Yoga For Dummies. Named "one of America's most respected Yoga teachers" by the Los Angeles Times, he also developed Yoga programs at UCLA School of Medicine and Loyola Marymount University.