Healing Moves: How to Cure, Relieve and Prevent Common Ailments with Exercise

Healing Moves: How to Cure, Relieve and Prevent Common Ailments with Exercise


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ISBN-13: 9781594111143
Publisher: Writers' Collective, The
Publication date: 08/01/2004
Pages: 298
Product dimensions: 7.44(w) x 9.22(h) x 0.77(d)

About the Author

Carol Krucoff, RYT, is an award-winning journalist and founding editor of the Health Section of The Washington Post, where she worked as a reporter and editor for 10 years. A frequent contributor to national magazines such as Reader's Digest, Prevention, Yoga Journal and Health, she wrote a syndicated column called "Bodyworks" that ran in newspapers around the nation for 12 years.
Carol specializes in articles on "movement as medicine" and practices what she preaches. She is a registered yoga teacher with the Yoga Alliance at the 500 hour (highest) level (yogaalliance.org), and is a member of the International Association of Yoga Therapists (iayt.org). She teaches yoga in a variety of settings, including a class for seniors at the Gero-Fit gerontology rehabilitation program at the Durham, Veterans Administration Medical Center in Durham, N.C.
Certified as a personal trainer by the American Council on Exercise, she serves as a spokesperson for that organization (www.acefitness.org) . As a second-degree black belt in karate and Sensei, Carol taught karate for four years.

Mitchell Krucoff, M.D., is an associate professor of cardiology at Duke University Medical Center and is internationally recognized for his pioneering research in several areas including:

  • Alternative and complementary therapies in patients with heart disease
  • Computer-assisted heart monitoring
  • New modalities of coronary revascularization
His clinical trials include patients and hospitals in five continents, and he lectures globally on these and related topics. Author of more than 100 publications in the cardiology literature and book chapters in medical texts, Mitchell is Senior Editor of the Journal of Alternative & Complementary Medicine and past Editor-in-Chief of the journal Alternative Therapies in Health and Medicine.
Mitchell is lead author of the American College of Cardiology's new consensus statement on spirituality and healing, and his work in this area has received international academic and media attention--including articles in "O, The Oprah Magazine," Talk and Time Magazine, segments on ABC-TV's "20/20" and A & E's "Special Report". His MANTRA Study Project examining the impact of noetic therapies-including intercessory prayer, music, imagery and touch-on patients undergoing cardiac catheterization was the subject of a one-hour special, "Can Prayer Heal?" produced by the BBC/Discovery Channel, aired in 2004.

Carol and Mitchell have been married since 1974, and they have two children, Max, 19, and Rae, 16.

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