Chapter Yoga for the Phases of a Mans Life

3 . For an interesting article profiling individual practitioners of yoga at different ages, see Donna Raskin, "As Time Goes By," Yoga Journal, December 2001.

4. Patricia Leigh Brown, "Latest Way to Cut Grade School Stress: Yoga," The New York Times, March 24, 2002.

5. Adam Skolnick, "Seeds of Change: Yoga for Troubled Youth" available online at www.yimag.org, 2000.

6. Quoted in Georg Feuerstein, trans. and ed., Teachings of Yoga (Boston: Shambhala, 1997), 4.

8. Quoted in Pandit Rajmani Tigunait, Ph.D. At the Eleventh Hour: The Biography of Swami Rama, (Honesdale, Pa.: Himalayan Institute Press, 2001), 359.

9. Statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, quoted in Maggie Fox, "Healthy Older Americans," a Reuters' news release dated September 12, 2002.

10. For a comprehensive presentation of yoga for mature practitioners, including designing a yoga practice, see Suza Francina, The New Yoga for People Over 50 (Deerfield Beach, Fla.: Health Communications, 1997).

12. Gary Kraftsow, as quoted at www.viniyoga.com.

Yoga For Beginners

Yoga For Beginners

Yoga is an important part of many lives today. Although it is considered a type of exercise, it has the potential to affect the emotional and psychological health of the individual, not just the physical state.

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