Yoga for Healthy Bones

Friday, September 20, 2019


Heidi Lynné Yoga and Wellness

Yoga for Healthy Bones

October 8 - 29, 2019, 1pm - 2pm
Shoreline Senior Center
18560 1st Ave NE #1, Shoreline 98155

Call or drop in to the Senior Center to sign up. (206) 365-1536

You can take care of your bones, no matter your age! Protect your bones with a well-balanced diet, including calcium and vitamin D; get regular exercise; avoid smoking and limit alcohol.

Weight-bearing and muscle-strengthening exercises build and maintain bone density. Recent studies show that Yoga can strengthen bones and improve bone density.
  • Yoga is low impact, putting less stress on the bones than many other forms of exercise.
  • Longer holds in standing postures are “weight-bearing”.
  • Yoga improves balance and prevent falls. Less falls, means less potential for broken bones.
  • Yoga stretches all muscles, including those that support the joints.
  • The action of working and stretching muscles against the bone helps promote bone growth. And stronger muscles puts less strain on joints.
  • Yoga increases range of motion and brings synovial fluid to the moveable joints.
  • Ease of movement with strength and balance reduces the chance of falling.


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