4 Bone-Building Yoga Poses

By
Beverly Davis-Baird MA, C-IAYT
Senior woman performing yoga's Warrior 2 Pose at home.

As we age, it’s normal to lose some bone mass. But losing an excessive amount can lead to fractures of the hip and spine, loss of height, rounding of the upper back and limited mobility. Unfortunately, bone loss comes without warning signs or symptoms. That is why osteoporosis is often referred to as the “silent disease.” If you’ve been diagnosed with osteoporosis or osteopenia, you know that doctors recommend weight-bearing exercises as part of the treatment. Fortunately, there are several ideal bone-building yoga poses you can practice. 

man practicing warrior 1 at the wall

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