Yoga for Cardiac Rehab explains why and how yoga can be safely adapted to a cardiac rehab setting. In an easy-to-understand and apply manner, the DVD details why yoga is a safe rehab modality for cardiac rehab patients, and what modifications and props are appropriate for a beginning yoga class designed for individuals with a cardiac condition. The DVD features three separate Vinyasa yoga practices, each of which are explained and demonstrated. Among the topics covered: history and philosophy of yoga, Pranayama, Asanas, benefits of yoga, yoga research, Vinyasa, and implementing yoga in the cardiac rehabilitation setting. Produced in cooperation with the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM).
Format: DVD / 28
Author: Paula Pullen (ACSM Registered Clinical Exercise Physiologist)