Category Archives: Senior Health

Teaching in Mexico

I adore teaching in Mexico. Why? The people are so loving and receptive. They are family-oriented-even their names carry both family names (father and mother) from birth throughout life, even after marriage …They smile and cry and when we meet ‘heart to heart’, they open up to reveal their deepest joys, delights and traumas and… Read More »

Attention Yoga Teachers, Therapists and Caregivers

Did you get the email about the upcoming Chair Yoga training next month? If not, you need to be on our email list, so you don’t miss important training information. My 82 year old mother in law was raving the other day about a new Yoga class she is taking, Chair Yoga. She loves how… Read More »

Her Simple but Powerful Request

Her simple but powerful request- was borne of great pain. She felt vulnerable, unprotected. She asked me to “help create a safe, warm love place within and around her heart”– And we did! She had been through several emotional separations. Her caregiver could not be away from her teenage children for months at a time,… Read More »

Sustaining Your Passion for Teaching

By Amy Kraft Recently, I received several emails from students asking me how I am able to sustain my passion and energetic enthusiasm for teaching therapeutic yoga. My response is “I absolutely love to see my clients’ brighter faces, and stronger breath—in other words, there is a sustained vitality within that is manifest by their… Read More »

My Mother's Yoga Routine at Age 92

By Amy Kraft Seven years ago my Mom, at 85 ½ years young, asked me to teach her several yoga postures to diminish the pain in her lower back. I was quite surprised since I had been urging—no, pushing her—to try these fitness therapies that had transformed my quality of life as well as my… Read More »

New Year, New Skills!

BoomerPlus® training programs for 2015 are off and running- not that Amy Kraft takes a lot of time off from her work anyway. She is a woman in a mission to help people everywhere live healthier lives and from my vantage point, there’s not a minute to lose. My awesome husband and I have found… Read More »

Do Yoga Therapeutics Benefit the Immune System?

Do yoga therapeutics benefit the immune system? And if they do, what are some specific postures  you can do to increase the circulation of your blood, decrease stress, anxiety and depression, and stimulate the lymphatic system to help the body get rid of toxins? We need optimal immune function to protect the body from the… Read More »

October 2014 Updates

Fall is officially here, and the days are getting shorter. One of the wonderful gifts of the longer nights is regeneration. It’s during sleep when  the body’s repair mechanisms are hard at work. Historically, the longer nights meant more sleep, more regeneration. Be mindful of this when tempted to keep the lights on all hours… Read More »

Boomer Updates, September 2014

Amy and I have been guilty of getting so busy, we forget to share with our followers what’s going on. So we are adding a  monthly update, so you don’t miss out on opportunities to work with Amy and to keep her followers ‘in the loop’. We’ve also added a credit card payment option to… Read More »