Yoga for Bone Health


YOGA FOR BONE HEALTH Increasing bone density and maintaining it is a large concern for many.  Could a yoga practice help?  Several small research studies seem to indicate that it might. Some people believe that bones are hard and lifeless, but they are actually living and growing tissue. The body continually absorbs old bone tissue and generates new bone to maintain its density, strength, and structural integrity.  Bone density peaks in the late 20s, and it starts to weaken around 35 years of age.  As a person grows older, bone begins to break down faster than it rebuilds.  When the body [...]