Preparing for Your Third Act: Yogic and Ayurvedic Tips for Healthy Aging


What will the Third Act of your life look like? And how much power do you have to influence how well you age and how healthy you will be in the last one third of your life?

Trail-blazing actress Jane Fonda has set an example for how the last part of our lives indeed can be a Third Act: A life lived to the fullest, and a time of personal and spiritual growth distinctly different from our younger lives.

The key? Start preparing early to retain health and vitality well into your older years.

Whether you are approaching your Third Act (60 plus years) or already in it, both yoga and Ayurveda have wonderful tools and practices to support your desire to continue to grow as a whole person in this potentially rich phase of life.

Valued through the millennia as for their techniques for prevention, recovery and self-care, yoga and Ayurveda may well be one of the penultimate lifestyle tools to retain and even enhance health and well-being as we get older.

Making small, yet positive, changes in health behaviors can significantly improve mortality, rates studies show. Changing multiple health behaviors results in even further reductions in morbidity and improvements in overall health and wellness.

With Baxter Bell’s long-time focus on yoga as a healthy living and aging system, and Melina Meza’s dual expertise in yoga and Ayurveda, this program will set you on your path for better health and well-being as you reach for those Third Act goals!

What You Will Learn

  • A brief overview of the key principles of yoga for healthy aging
  • Yogic tools for supporting good brain health with aging
  • Yogic tools to support good physical health with aging
  • Yogic tools to support the mental attitude of the “super-agers”
  • Ayurvedic principles of healthy aging
  • Accessible daily practices to address balance in the 5 elements and how they relate to good health
  • Yoga and Ayurvedic ways of clarifying your path in the Third Act

This Course Also includes:

  • Yoga Practice Video: Enjoy a yoga practice that accompanies this course.
  • Recordings of All Webinar Sessions: It’s generally acknowledged that many people only retain 10-20 percent of what they learn in a workshop. You will get access to the recordings of all webinar sessions – both MP3 (downloadable) and MP4 (streaming online), enabling you to go back and listen to the workshop as many times as you like.
  • Transcripts of All Sessions: Ever wanted to refer to a certain part of a course? Even the best note takers miss a point every so often. With the transcripts of the webinar sessions, you can go back and refer to particularly important passages or clarify sections you were in doubt about.

This course qualifies for 3 CEs with Yoga Alliance.

Baxter Bell, M.D. brings a unique perspective to his teaching, combining his understanding of anatomy and medicine with his skill at instructing people from all walks of life and all levels of ability. Melina Meza has been sharing her knowledge of Hatha Yoga, Ayurveda, and whole foods nutrition with yogis around the world for over 20 years.

$127/ Lifetime Access

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