Suza Francina was born in 1949 in The Hague, Holland, and is of Dutch-Indonesian heritage. A yoga teacher since 1972, she is the author of four bestsellers on yoga for people at midlife and older: Yoga for People Over 50 (Devin Adair, 1977); The New Yoga for People Over 50 (Health Communications, Inc., 1997); Yoga and the Wisdom of Menopause (HCI, 2003); and The New Yoga for Healthy Aging (HCI 2007). She is a contributing author for many other books.
Suza lives in Ojai, California, where she is a former mayor and long-time community activist. She considers her social and ecological activism to be an essential part of her daily-life yoga practice. The mother of a grown son and daughter, she is a passionate animal advocate whose family also includes several dogs and cats.
Fishing on Facebook is the first in a series of "writing yoga" memoirs.
Suza welcomes your comments on her Facebook page: Writing Yoga Memoirs and her blog, Suzaji.com.