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Yoga for the Management of Arthritis & Osteoporosis

Event Date/Time

Oct 7, 2017
2:00 pm until 4:00 pm


Yoga for the Management of Arthritis & Osteoporosis

Join special guest Dr. Kathy Sward, PHD, MPH, RYT-500, for this exploration into the physiology of osteoporosis, arthritis and osteopenia.   Learn how to enhance healing and decrease discomfort and pain through gentle and therapeutic postures. You will be guided slowly and expertly through modified poses designed to improve bone and muscular strength. Learn scientific keys and physiological benefits to incorporate a mindful practice into your life.   Explore joint freeing movement to circulate fluid and stimulate renewal of cartilage, tendons, ligaments and flexibility. Throughout, there will be an emphasis on balance and posture. Learn how your breath can decrease the stress response. We will conclude with restorative poses to relax, renew and rejuvenate. No prior yoga experience necessary.

Dr. Sward is a exercise and stress physiologist, certified yoga instructor, reiki master, researcher and former Professor of Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh. Learn more about Dr. Sward at http://www.drkathysward.com 

Cost $45 in advance! ($55 at the door)

Sama Yoga Center
45 Grove Street
New Canaan, CT
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Additional Information
SponsorSama Yoga Center
Contact nameKaren Schwarz
Contact emailkbschwarz@mac.com
City: New Canaan

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