Aging Triggers You’ve Never Heard About: A Common Root Cause of Arthritis and Other Aches and Pains

Julie Gudmestad with Lacey Ramirez ERYT 500, M.S.
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Julie Gudmestad is a renowned yoga teacher, physical therapist, and C-IAYT yoga therapist with over 40 years of experience. We recently had the opportunity to speak with Julie about why muscle imbalances are a common trigger of age-related problems. Julie shares her insights into why they can be problematic to even the most experienced students, and how yoga can help. 

Female yoga student practicing yoga forward bend paschimottanasana.

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