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The New Yoga for People Over 50

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 19, 2000

    AN EXCELLENT TOOL/GUIDE FOR ANYONE OF ANY AGE!

    My aunt (a flourishing over-50 yoga devotee) recently sent me (a very stiff 33-year old beginner) a copy of Suza Francina¿s marvelous book, <i>The New Yoga for People Over 50.</i> I previously acquired Mira Mehta's authoritative <i>How to Use Yoga,</i> which I find quite instructive and aspire to begin using (yoga isn¿t as easy as it looks, folks!). However, I don't believe anything could inspire me as much as seeing and reading the testimonials of so many over-50 yoga practitioners in Francina¿s book; their execution of some of the more challenging postures is absolutely mind-altering! Francina¿s book and her work in general are truly a blessing. Bolstered by the knowledge <i>The New Yoga for People Over 50</i> has given me I have begun 'converting' my mother, who frequents the weight machines at the gym. She is a fit and vibrant 54-year old, but her hectic lifestyle, which includes a six-day work week (she owns a business) needs the addition of yoga to ensure her health and longevity. This book is a wonderful, invaluable tool for everyone, regardless of age. I hope to catch up with Francina¿s octogenarian students within a few years!!! With Francina and her students as examples, I expect I will do just that ¿ and anyone who reads this book will be motivated to set a similar goal: feel better and live longer with yoga!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 25, 2010

    RE: The New Yoga For People Over 50

    Just wanted to let you know that I did not purchase this book. I periodically receive emails regarding recent purchases and generally, they are not regarding books that I have actually purchased. I'm sure this is no big deal, but just for your information, I have never purchased this book....

    Thanks...

    Michelle Sargent
    Community Relations Manager
    Store #2811
    Barnes & Noble

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 18, 2004

    Yoga, when all else fails.

    I had a frozen shoulder and went to therapy for a year with little or no relief from it. I bought a beginners tape of yoga and began doing Yoga and within 3 months, my shoulder became flexible again and I felt younger and more vibrant. It also gave my body a sense of peace and well being. I recommend Yoga to anyone desiring a heathier body and mind. I enjoy your newletters. They are always very interesting and informative. Shan

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