Bone Matters Webinar on ‘Osteoporosis & Yoga’ on September 13

 

Enjoy yoga but worried that having osteoporosis won’t allow you to safely practice it?

Simply register for the upcoming Bone Matters webinar scheduled to take place on Thursday, September 13, 2018 from 1 pm to 2 pm to get informed on safe and appropriate yoga practice for people living with Osteoporosis.

What: Osteoporosis AND YOGA: SUGGESTIONS FOR SAFE AND APPROPRIATE PRACTICE

When: Thursday, September 13, 2018 from 1-2 pm

About the webinar: An overview of what movements should be modified, and why, for people with osteoporosis; Suggestions for yoga postures that should be encouraged, modified or avoided;  A discussion of the principles of a safe yoga culture

Presenter: Dr. Caitlin McArthur, Registered Physiotherapist and Post-doctoral Fellow, GERAS Centre for Aging Research, McMaster University
Specialist in aging, health and well-being; expertise in bone health, exercise and physical activity

Dr. Caitlin will address osteoporosis-related concerns in this presentation and demonstrate how with some modifications, yoga can be a great practice to include in the daily routines of people living with osteoporosis. Dr. Caitlin will also discuss which movements should be modified for people with osteoporosis and why, which postures should be encouraged, and which postures should be avoided as well as theprinciples for a safe yoga culture.

Bone Matters is an ongoing series of interactive forums broadcast live over the Internet. Each forum, led by a Canadian expert in osteoporosis care, helps participants better understand how to prevent the next fracture and live well with osteoporosis.

To get more information on Bone Matters or to register, please visit:  www.osteoporosis.ca