Carol’s Medical Journal Articles

In addition to writing hundreds of articles in the popular press, Carol has contributed to numerous scientific articles published in Medical Journals:

The Yoga for Seniors “Continuum of Practice”: How to Create Safe and Effective Posture Modifications

July 2023 | Open PDF

Relax into Yoga for Seniors: An Evidence-Informed Update – Enhancing Benefits and Reducing Risk in a Uniquely Vulnerable Age Group

August 2022 | Open Outside Website

Adverse Events Associated with Yoga: A Systematic Review of Published Case Reports and Case Series

Published online in PLOS One, Oct. 16, 2013

October 2013 | Open Outside Website

Teaching yoga to seniors: essential considerations to enhance safety and reduce risk in a uniquely vulnerable age group

Seniors age 65 and older represent the fastest-growing sector of the population and, like many Americans, are increasingly drawn to yoga. This presents both an extraordinary opportunity and a serious challenge for yoga instructors who must be both a resource and guardians of safety for this uniquely vulnerable group. A typical class of seniors is likely to represent the most diverse mix of abilities of any age group. While some may be exceedingly healthy, most fit the profile of the average older adult in America, 80% of whom have at least one chronic health condition and 50% of whom have at least two.

August 2010 | Open Outside Website