Untertitel: A journey to health and healing
Klappentext: Yoga is one of the most beneficial complementary therapies for Parkinson’s disease (PD), helping to increase flexibility, correct posture, loosen tight, painful muscles, build confidence, and in general, enhance the quality of life. Peggy van Hulsteyn, who was diagnosed with PD 12 years ago, has experienced these benefits fisrthand. In Yoga and Parkinsons‘ disease, van Hulsteyn draws on her 40-year yoga practice, collaborating with two certified yoga teachers, to provide an accessible, easy-to-follow, and encouraging guide for bringing the benefits of yoga into our life even if you’ve never done yoga before.
Yoga and Parkinson’s disease includes:
- Step-by-step instructions and easy-to-follow photographs
- Seated and assisted postures for those with limited mobility or unsteadiness
- Postures that can be done in bed to help you start your day
- Variations to ensure comfort and safety
- Tips for making yoga practice easy, approachable, and sustainable, and much more.
Peggy van Hulsteyn is an accomplished author and speaker who has practiced yoga for over 40 decades. She was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease 12 years ago. Since then, she has devoted her talents and energy to improving the lives of those with PD. Her cover article for the Yoga Journal on the tangible benefits yoga can bring to people with PD drew international acclaim. She and her physicist husband, David, divide their time between Santa Fe, New Mexico, Tucson, Arizona.
Barbara Gage is a certified Kripalu Yoga teacher. She has been a yoga teacher for 35 years and is a respected psychotherapist in private practice. She lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico.
Connie Fisher is certified in yoga therapy from the American Viniyoga Institute in California. She is also a doctor of Oriental medicine and a massage therapist. She lives in Seattle, Washington.