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Yoga; Questions to Ask.

Review the following 'Questions To Ask' about yoga so you're prepared to discuss this important health issue with your health care professional.

Where did you learn to teach yoga? Are you certified?

May I try out a class before signing up?

Do you offer different levels of yoga? What are they?

Are you on my insurance plan?

Do you have a daily yoga practice yourself?

Do you suggest a particular attire?

How often do you offer classes? Do you recommend that I attend a certain number of classes a week?

I'm pregnant. How will that affect my participating in class?

I have arthritis. Do you have experience teaching yoga to women with my condition?

Can you suggest certain books, tapes or DVDs that will augment what I'm learning here?

Do you have references?

References

"General Yoga Information." American Yoga Association. http://www.americanyogaassociation.org. Accessed February 13, 2008.

"Yoga Journal releases 2008 'Yoga in America' Market Study." Bio-Medicine. 2008. http://www.bio-medicine.org. Accessed February 2008.

"Some important aspects of yoga." Cancerlinks.org. http://www.cancerlinks.org. Accessed February 2008.

"Age Erasers for Women." Prevention Magazine Health Books and the Rodale Center for Women's Health, Rodale, 1994 http://www.mothernature.com. Accessed Oct. 2003.

"Frequently Asked Questions About Yoga.|" Yoga Journal. http://www.yogajournal.com. Accessed Oct. 2003.

Garfinkel M., Singhal, A., et al. "Yoga-based intervention for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: A randomized trial." JAMA 280, 1601-1603; Nov. 11, 1998. http://jama.ama-assn.org. Accessed Oct. 2003.

"General Information"American Yoga Association. http://www.americanyogaassociation.org. Accessed Oct. 2003.

Haddon, Genia Pauli. "In Yoga, Shape Doesn't Count" Uniting Sex, Self and Spirit. http://www.articleindex.com. Accessed Sept. 2000.

Johnson, S. "Yoga Tips for Beginners - How to safely start a yoga practice." WebMD Reviewed July 2002. http://my.webmd.com. Accessed Oct. 2003.

Ramaratnam, S. Sridharan K. "Yoga for epilepsy" (Abstract) Cochrane Review. The Cochrane Library, Issue 3, 2000. http://www.cochrane.de. Accessed Oct. 2003.

Raskin, L. "Stay Young With Yoga : Anti-aging action." WebMD Medical News. Oct. 31, 2001. http://my.webmd.com. Accessed Oct. 2003.

Stein, A. "Staying in shape during pregnancy What's safe, what's not" MSNBC. http://www.msnbc.com. Accessed Sept. 2000.

"Survey of research."Touch Research Institutes, University of Miami. http://www.miami.edu. Accessed Sept. 2000.

"Yoga FAQ." The Yoga Site. http://yogasite.com. 2001. Accessed Oct. 2003..

"Stretching the Limits" The Boston Globe. Published Jan. 8, 2003. http://www.boston.com. Accessed Oct. 2003.

"Yoga Journal Releases First Comprehensive Study of the Yoga Market." Yoga Journal, June 16, 2003 press release. http://www.yogajournal.com. Accessed Oct. 2003.

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