How to Safely Strengthen Bones with Therapeutic Stretches & Simple Yoga Postures Workshop (Online)

Good alignment is important to maintain the strength and integrity of our bones. New research shows that you can improve bone density significantly in the spine, hips and femur with simple but effective yoga postures when practiced with correct alignment. Learn the yoga-way of sitting, standing and bending down to prevent weakening of bones. We learn several easy and effective stretches and movements that can be done throughout the day to counteract the weakening of bones and build bone strength. Finally, we learn a full array of balance postures with several variations so you can strengthen your balancing muscles as you strengthen bones. Learn how yoga is a remedy for osteoporosis, osteopenia and preventing bone deterioration, as it safely stresses bone without impact.


Online Class
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Laraine Lippincott

Laraine Lippincott considers herself a yoga nerd and has been teaching yoga for 14 years. She started studying yoga while a student at Wellesley College and now specializes in Gentle Yoga. In her classes, she offers a fusion of Kripalu postures, Anusara heart openers, Kali Ray Triyoga flows and Kundalini breath work and mantras. A registered teacher with Yoga Alliance, she is also certified in Pilates, Kripalu Yoga Dance, Radiant Child Yoga, and Yoga Dance for Special Populations, and continues her studies for her Yoga Therapy certification through the International Association of Yoga Therapists. She has a Masters in Education and a Masters in Fine Arts, both from Boston University.