New Yoga For People Over 50: Book Review

Yoga dates back for over 5,000 years. The benefits mentally and physically have been known through out Easter Civilizations for centuries. People in the United States only started using Yoga around the 1960’s. It continued to gain popularity through 1980’s and as of 2012 as many as 5 million people in the United States enjoy the health benefits of Yoga. Suza Francia knows first hand the positive affects Yoga can have at any age. For over 30 years she has taught seniors the advantages Yoga has to offer their mind, body and spirit. Improving the quality of life for thousands.

Author Background

Suza Francia started teaching Yoga in 1972 after working as a home health nurse. She quickly noticed the need for Yoga in her elderly patients and knew that it could improve health concerns such as osteoporosis, arthritis and memory loss among other things. Francia began teaching Yoga classes for people over 50 and has written four books on the subject.

Her latest book The New Yoga for People Over 50 takes readers step by step through the problems they may be facing and teaches how to use Yoga to help. Readers can find help with issue like osteoporosis, arthritis, and ailments involving the heart. Improvements in mood and memory loss are among the many benefits of Yoga. Francia illustrates through 100 instructional photos design for any level from beginner to expert. Following Yoga not only improves posture and the health of the spine but it can slow down the aging process, adding good years to anyone’s life. Though recommended for people age 50 and over, anyone looking to start a Yoga routine can benefit from the exercises and advice found in The New Yoga for People Over 50.

The Book is a Winner

The most amazing thing with this particular book is how simple it is to use. Francia lays everything out in a way that enables the reader to find the concerns they wish to correct. Readers can simply start with the exercises designed to improve memory or lower blood pressure. With explanations on not only how to preform the Yoga moves but the benefits each move offers.

If you are over 50 and want to live a full rich life, this book may be the key you are looking for. Francia’s passion for helping people live happy, healthy lives is evident in the pages of this book. Why not feel young and active well past your 50’s?