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Kimberly Carson & Carol Krucoff

Kimberly Carson and Carol Krucoff are the co-directors of the pioneering Yoga for Seniors teacher training at Duke Integrative Medicine and the Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health. Not only do Kimberly and Carol encourage the practice of yoga for seniors, they are also passionate in teaching others how to safely and properly instruct these specialized classes. Their teacher training program has produced over 800 graduates.

Kimberly is a leading contributor to research establishing the therapeutic benefits of yoga and meditation for people with serious health issues. She has developed and taught numerous yoga and meditation programs at Duke University Medical Center and Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) for patients with chronic pain and cancer. Kimberly co-directs both the Integrative Yoga for Seniors and the Mindful Yoga teacher training for Cancer and Chronic Pain offered through Duke Integrative Medicine and OHSU. Her work has been published in journals such as Pain, Supportive Care in Cancer, Journal of Pain & Symptom Management, and Behavior Therapy.

 

Carol is a yoga therapist at Duke Integrative Medicine in Durham, North Carolina, where she creates individualized yoga practices for people with health challenges and co-directs the Integrative Yoga for Seniors teacher training. A former contributing editor for Yoga Journal, Carol is an award-winning journalist and fitness expert. She served as founding editor of the Health section of The Washington Post and is the 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.”

 

Kimberly and Carol are co-authors of the book, “Relax into Yoga for Seniors:  A Six-Week Program for Strength, Balance, Flexibility, and Pain Relief.”  

Courses from Kimberly Carson and Carol Krucoff