In this class we will explore what happens to the body as we grow older; how metabolism, muscular strength, bone density, digestion, cardiovascular functioning, and neurological functioning are all affected by age and how the practice of yoga has a profound effect on it all. Students will receive an overview of the common disorders that can affect us as we age, such as heart disease, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, weight gain and arthritis from the Western and Eastern points of view.
Monique Lonner – Yoga Therapist, is the Director and creator of Soul of Yoga Institute Advanced Yoga Teacher Training and Yoga Therapy Training Programs. A Yoga teacher for 15 years, she studied in India, New York and California with Master teachers and spiritual sages including, most notably, the teaching faculty of the Soul of Yoga Institute Advanced Program. Drawing upon her professional skills as a non-profit event organizer she developed the Advanced Teacher Training and Yoga Therapy Program for Soul of Yoga, bringing together those who are considered to be the best of the best Master yoga teachers in the world today. A devoted spiritual seeker, as well as an experienced anatomy and physiology teacher she has created a comprehensive program which balances the study of Yoga Therapy technique with the insight and wisdom of Yogic and metaphysical philosophy.