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Carol Krucoff, C-IAYT, E-RYT

Yoga Therapist

Carol Krucoff is a yoga educator who teaches people with health challenges how to use yoga breathing, movement, and meditation techniques to find ease in body and mind.  Carol is co-founder and co-director of the Integrative Yoga for Seniors teacher training, designed to help yoga instructors work safely and effectively with older adults.  An IAYT Certified Yoga Therapist and an Experienced Registered Yoga Teacher, Carol has been practicing yoga for more than 40 years and has been privileged to study yoga with master teachers from around the world.  She is also an award-winning health journalist and author of several books including “Yoga Sparks:  108 Easy Practices for Stress Relief in a Minute or Less,” and “Healing Yoga for Neck and Shoulder Pain.”  She is creator of the audio home practice CD, Healing Moves Yoga,  co-creator of the DVD, Relax into Yoga for Seniors and co-author of the book, “Relax into Yoga for Seniors:  A Six-Week Program for Strength, Balance, Flexibility, and Pain Relief.”   Carol was founding editor of The Health Section at The Washington Post, where she worked as a reporter and editor for 10 years.  Her articles have appeared in numerous national publications including The New York Times and Reader’s Digest.  Carol also spent a decade studying karate, earning a second-degree black belt and the honored title Sensei.

Training

Education
  • BS in Journalism, University of Maryland, 1975
  • Special Student in American Studies, Yale University, 1975
Certifications
  • IAYT (International Association of Yoga Therapists) Certified Yoga Therapist
  • Experienced Registered Yoga Teacher (E-RYT 500), Yoga Alliance
  • Certificate of Qualification, Esther Myers’ Yoga Teacher Training, 2002
  • Certificate of Completion, Nischala Devi’s Yoga of the Heart, Cardiac and Cancer Teacher Training, 2005
  • Member, Peer Review Board, International Journal of Yoga Therapy
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