The ultimate resource on how to use yoga to promote your physical, mental and emotional health for life. Everyone wants to age as high as possible, and now many studies have confirmed what many yoga preactitioners have known for a long time: Yoga practice has a remarkable impact on physical and mental health – and spiritual well-being – as you grow older. Yoga for Healthy Aging is the most accessible and useful guide available for how yoga can handle concerns realted to strength, flexibility, balance, agility, cardiovascular health, brain health and stress management, among other things. The authors – both popular and respected yoga teachers (one of whom is a family physician) provide readers with a yoga toolbox for healthy aging that includes poses, breathing practices, meditation and yoga philosophy. They offer you a safe, real yoga program to suit your needs. These short yoga practices were developed in consultation with scientific and medical experts on aging, and allow you to focus on maintaining overall physical health and / or addressing target areas such as digestion, cardiovascular health or anxiety. The authors conclude instructions for practicing several different forms of conscious relaxation and meditation, all of which will set you up for a lifetime of emotional and spiritual well-being. This book contains over 200 instructional pictures.