Please join us and Occupational Therapist Laura Staton, as she discusses her latest book, Yoga Bones: A Comprehensive Guide to Managing Pain and Orthopedic Injuries through Yoga, with authors Liz Owen and Holly Lebowitz Rossi. There will be a demonstration of chair-based yoga to combat current Zoom saturation, while Laura explains how these poses help therapeutically (no supplies are needed to follow along at home). Register on Eventbrite!
About Yoga Bones:
Create a personalized, therapeutic, yoga-based plan to heal bodily pain and get you back to living the life you deserve. If you are one of the millions of people who suffer from an orthopedic condition, you understand the impact on your daily life. From neck pain to knee replacement and everything in between, Laura Staton uses yoga as a roadmap to restore function and life balance. This invaluable guide helps you explore your mind-body connection to manage your discomfort and find long-term healing, increase strength, and decrease pain. Expertly organized by orthopedic conditions including herniated disks in the back or neck, shoulder syndromes, hip replacements, and more, each chapter includes a curated menu of therapeutic poses with descriptions, photographs, and illustrations. Yoga Bones is accessible to all ages and abilities, with yoga that is easily adaptable to different levels of fitness and function. With a holistic and gentle approach, Staton provides a bridge between mainstream medical practices and mindful healing. You don't have to suffer through pain or learn to endure it; you can find ways to strengthen your body and your overall health.
Laura Staton holds a Master's Degree of Science in Occupational Therapy from NYU and is a C-IAYT Yoga Therapist specializing in injury rehabilitation. She works as a Senior Occupational Therapist at a Northwell Health teaching hospital, and is the co-author of Baby Om -Yoga for Mothers & Babies. Laura is passionate about yoga's powerful effect on physical and emotional well-being, and how this interacts with daily life. For many years, she was a dancer and choreographer in NYC and received her BFA from The Juilliard School.
About The Yoga Effect:
Liz Owen is the coauthor of Yoga for a Healthy Lower Back. She has taught yoga since 1990 and is coauthor and lead yoga teacher for three NIH-funded studies conducted at Boston University School of Medicine. Liz has led workshops for people living with depression and anxiety, as well as teacher training immersions for professionals, since 2011, and has also taught Yoga for a Healthy Lower Back workshops for 15 years. Liz lives with her husband in Arlington, MA.
Holly Lebowitz Rossi is the coauthor of Yoga for a Healthy Lower Back. She has worked as a freelance writer for two decades, specializing in health, wellness, religion, parenting, and yoga. Her work has appeared in The Boston Globe Sunday Magazine, Newsweek, the Washington Post, Slate, Prevention, Guideposts, and NPR's All Things Considered. She was a founding employee and Health & Healing editor of Beliefnet.com. Holly lives in Arlington, MA with her husband and son.
Create a personalized, therapeutic, yoga-based plan to heal bodily pain and get you back to living the life you deserve. If you are one of the millions of people who suffer from an orthopedic condition, you understand the impact on your daily life. From neck pain to knee replacement and everything in between, Laura Staton uses yoga as a roadmap to restore function and life balance.
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