Yoga and Your Bones

Film x-ray of normal human pelvis and hip joints .
A Wise and Skillful Movement Workshop
presented by Lee Ann Maynard E-RYT 500,YACEP
Saturday, March 11, 10:30 pm-1:00 pm
Cost: $50.00
To Register: email to reserve your spot.

Are you concerned about the loss of bone density?
Do you know how to safely move through a yoga class with Osteopenia /Osteoporosis?

This workshop is designed for those dealing with Osteopenia, Osteoporosis and anyone wishing to prevent bone loss and improve strength and balance.

We will be looking at Dr. Loren Fishman’s 10 year study published in 2015 that found that participants (some of who had Osteopenia or Osteoporosis) who engaged in a sequence of 12 Yoga Poses showed an increase in bone density in femurs and spine.

The benefits of these 12 poses not only help to improve bone density but also help with better balance and coordination to protect against falls.

We will also discuss how to move wisely through yoga poses if you have Osteoporosis.

No yoga experience necessary. All levels welcome. Please bring a yoga mat and dress comfortably.

2.5 hours CEU available for yoga teachers.


lee ann headshot_squarishLee Ann started practicing yoga over 20 years ago as a way to feel strong emotionally and physically while coping with spinal problems, anxiety and depression.  She worked with a Viniyoga Yoga Therapist for 6 years, healing from spine injuries and managing stress before deciding to become a 500 hour Yoga Alliance certified teacher. She started studying Buddhist meditation through the Dzoghen Lineage and is currently studying Mindfulness and Meditation (Thai Forest Tradition) with the beautiful Denise Barclay, a Dharma Zephyr Lay Leader and Yoga and Meditation Teacher in Reno.

She is passionate about teaching stress reduction techniques and wellness principles through the practice of yoga and meditation for a higher quality of life. Her goal is to guide students to a place where they can find their inner teacher and to create an environment where everyone feels comfortable, supported and safe.