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Yoga for Bone Health  

Yoga for Bone Health is designed specifically for older adults who are looking to gain strength, flexibility, and balance to improve overall range of motion. It is a targeted practice developed by Dr. Loren Fishman and is aimed at maintaining a healthy skeleton. Recent studies have shown that specific yoga postures may aid in reversing bone loss, if practiced frequently and consistently. In this class we will focus on strengthening the spine and hips, as these are the fracture risk areas. Additionally, we will learn how to stretch safely, calm the nervous system, and breathe in the poses. Breath work will be incorporated in each session to ensure a positive effect on the nervous system and provide an integrative experience. Open to all levels; please note, this is not a chair yoga class, but we will use blocks, walls, and chairs to create proper alignment. Please bring a yoga mat, two blocks, and a blanket.


Yoga for Bone Health 

Instructor: Jacqueline Kerstner Day of the Week: W
Dates: 9/25/2019 - 11/6/2019 Number of Sessions: 6
Time: 6:00 PM - 7:15 PM Tuition: $95.00
Location: Lawrence School,   Room: Posted on site, 27 Francis Street Brookline, MA 02445

No class on 10/16


Classes will not be in session:

Monday, January 21 (MLK Jr Day)

Monday-Saturday, February 18-23 (February Vacation)

Monday-Saturday, April 15-20 (April Vacation)

Monday, May 27 (Memorial Day)

Thursday, July 4 (Independence Day)

Contact Us

Administrative Office: 24 Webster Place, Brookline, MA 02445

Brookline High School (Evenings and Saturday): 115 Greenough Street, Brookline, MA 02445

Mailing Address: P.O. Box 150, Brookline, MA 02446

Email: bacep@psbma.org

Telephone: 617-730-2700
Fax: 617-730-2674

Hours & Locations

24 Webster Place
- Monday-Friday: 8:30am - 4:30 pm

Brookline High
- Monday-Thursday: 4:30pm - 9:30pm and
Saturday: 8:30am - 2:00pm

Please note: hours may change during the summer and holiday/vacation weeks.

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