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Posts Tagged ‘osteopenia’

Going bone deep

Every week in my yoga classes I have a theme. Last week and today we went bone deep. My theme idea came from an article a student shared with me. It was originally in the New York Times and was reprinted in The Oregonian. Click here for a link to the article. Weight-bearing exercises, which includes many yoga […]


Weight baring yoga poses and osteoporosis

In Baxter’s yoga class the other day we focused on poses that can help the effects of osteoporosis and osteopenia. I find it fascinating that weight baring exercises, yoga included, can reverse the effects of these conditions. In a Livestrong article titled, Osteopenia & Yoga, Loren Fishman, physician, author and creator of the website Sciatica.org, […]