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SENIORS CAN REAP BENEFITS OF YOGA
South Florida Sun - Sentinel - Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
Author: Sortal, Nick
Date: Jan 29, 2012
Start Page: G.1
Section: Life
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"When you say 'yoga,' seniors - men especially - will say, 'Hmmm, I don't think so,'" says Monique Sorrentino, of North Miami Beach, a personal trainer and yoga instructor who has clients as old as 77. "So our challenge is to help share our knowledge without them even knowing that it's yoga.

"Even those with the most horrendous of physical issues can adjust," [Amy Kraft] says. "And just reminding them of the basics of breathing deeply can help them feel more relaxed and healthy."

"Getting onto the floor is something most seniors are reluctant to do," Kraft says. "We forget how difficult it is for some of them to get back up."

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