Yoga for Osteoporosis Prevention and Treatment

February 24 - 28, 2015


Beata Barnard (Savitri-Devi)

Description

This course offers a complete program to promote healthy bones and overall well-being for everyone interested in healthy aging as well as people diagnosed with osteoporosis, those who have a family history of the disease, or practitioners wanting to help their clients. Through lecture, discussion, and yoga practice, you will learn Eastern and Western approaches to osteoporosis treatment and prevention; how to monitor bone mass density; recipes, supplements, and nutrition for building strong bones; easy-to-remember guidelines to improve balance and strength as outlined in Swami Vishnudevananda’s 5 Points of Yoga, and how to extend their therapeutic aspects into daily life; and weight-bearing asanas to cultivate endurance, balance, and strength.