Aging Gracefully with Yoga: Bibliography


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Birkel, D. (Nov-Dec 1998) Activities for the older adult: integration of the body and mind. JOPERD—The Journal of Physical Education, Recreation & Dance. 69, 9. p.23.

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Coleman, Jill (1996) WaterYoga: Water Assisted Poses for Posture, Flexibility and Well-Being, Eglantine Press, Owings Mill, MD


Crandell, S.  Living Longer: Exercise (2007-2008) Annual Editions Aging Mc Graw Hill, Dubuque, IA. Academic OneFile.


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Dhyansky, Yan (1994) Yoga For The Elderly, The Journal of the International Association of Yoga Therapists Vol. 4 pp.18-20.


Easwaran, E., (1981) Dialog with Death: The Spiritual Psychology for the Katha Upanishad, Nilgiri Press, Petaluma, CA.


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Feurstein, G., (1996). The Shamhbala Guide To Yoga. Boston, MA.


Francina, Suza  (1997) The New Yoga For People Over 50: A Comprehensive Guide for Midlife and Older Beginners. Health Communications, Inc. Deerfield Beach, FL.


Francina, Suza  (2007) The New Yoga Healthy Aging: Living Longer, Living Stronger and Loving Every Day. Health Communications, Inc. Deerfield Beach, FL .


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Hooyman, N., Kiyak, H.A.,  (2008) Social Gerontology, A Multidisciplinary Perspective. (8TH ed.). Allyn and Bacon, Boston, MA.


Iyengar, B.K.S. (1979) Light On Yoga, Schocken Books, NY.


Iyengar, B.K.S. (1989) The Tree of Yoga, Shambala, Boston, MA


Iyengar, B.K.S. (2001) Yoga, the Path To Wholistic Health, Doring-Kindersley, London, Great Britain


Iyengar, Geeta. (1979) Yoga, A Gem For Women. Allied Publishers, Mumbai, India.


Lasater, J. (1995) Relax and Renew, Restful Yoga For Stressful Times, Rodmell Press, Berkely, CA


Lorenzi, E. (1999) Complementary/Alternative Therapies: So Many Choices. Geriatric Nursing Vol 20, Issue 3. Academic OneFile.


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Miller, Elise, (2003) Yoga For Scoliosis, Shanti Productions.


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Ornish, Dean, (1995) Dr. Dean Ornish’s Guide for Reversing Heart Disease, Random House, New York, NY.


Prabhavananda, S., Isherwood, C. (1981) How to Know God: The Yoga Aphorisms of Patanjali, Vedanta Press, Hollywood, CA.


Raman, K., MD,  (1998) A Matter of Health: Integration of Yoga and Western Medicine for Prevention and Cure. EastWest Books (Madras) Pvt. Ltd. Chennai (Madras).


Rosen, Richard (text) & Robert Holmes (photos (2004). Yoga for 50+: Modified Poses & Techniques for a Safe Practice. Publishers Group West, Berkeley, CA.


Rosenwald, M (2007) An Economy of Scales, Washington Post, Washington, D.C.  ppF-1,F-4.


Schatz, Mary, M.D. (1992) Back Care Basics: A Doctor’s Gentle Yoga Program for Back and Neck Pain Relief. Rodmell Press, Berkeley, CA.


Schumacher, John, (2007) Unity Woods Yoga Center Newsletter, Fall, 2007 ed.


Simmons, H., (2007) interview with Bob Edwards XM Radio, PRI.


Sparrow, L., Walden P., (2002) The Woman’s Book of Yoga and Health: A Lifelong Guide To Wellness. Shambhala, Boston, MA/


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Tobias,  Maxine, (1992) Complete Stretching: A New Exercise Program for Complete Vitality. Random House, New York, NY.


Walker, R. (1998) Heart Savers, Critically-Ill Patients are Extending their Lives with Asanas Taught by an Iyengar-Trained India Physician. Yoga Journal, May/June 1998.


Weil, Andrew, MD, (2004) Natural Health, Natural Medicine, Mariner Books, Houghton Mifflin, New York, N.Y.


Weil, Andrew, MD, (2005) Healthy Aging: A Lifelong Guide to Your Physical and Spiritual Well-Being, Alfred A. Knopf, New York, N.Y.


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