Dr. Bonura talks with Billy J. Atwell on the Unshakeable Self-Confidence Podcast about how to reframe your fears with yoga. Kimberlee Bethany Bonura teaches us how to reframe our fears
New Blog: Caregivers need Self-Care
November is National Family Caregivers Month. In honor of National Family Caregivers Month, Dr. Bonura offers support and suggestions for how Caregivers can use Chair Yoga as Self-Care to maintain their health and well-being. If you are a caregiver, remember to take good care of yourself to maintain your own health and well-being, which will Read more ->
New Publication: Mindfulness in Psychology
Dr. Bonura shares best practices in integrating mindfulness strategies into psychological care, for the APA Division 1 newsletter. Bonura, K.B. (2016). Integrating Mindfulness Practices into Psychological Care. The General Psychologist, 49 (2), 20 – 22. https://www.dropbox.com/s/o9h9dopk8e0j1cy/Div1StandardNewsletter2016_TGPVol50Issue2.pdf?dl=0
Podcast: How to Stay Fit as You Age, on The Torch from The Great Courses
Ed Leon of The Great Courses interviews Dr. Bonura about the benefits of exercise to support health aging. To listen, visit this iTunes link: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/linguistic-oddities-yoga-aging/id670966237?i=172875744&mt=2
How do I become a Yoga Teacher?
First, you should practice yoga regularly. Key to teaching yoga is having your own, personal practice, so that you can internalize the benefits of yoga. It’s also good to challenge yourself in your own yoga practice. For instance, some people are naturally flexible, and will find the stretching aspect of yoga relatively easy. If this Read more ->
What is Yoga?
The Sanskrit word “yoga” means union. When we talk about yoga, what we are really talking about is an exercise practice that is intended to unify your mental and physical health. Yoga brings together physical and psychological exercise to cultivate both physical and psychological health and wellness. It is an exercise practice that is built Read more ->
Effects of Yoga on Psychological Health in Older Adults
Published Article: Bonura, K, & Tenenbaum, G. 2014. Effects of Yoga on Psychological Health in Older Adults. Journal of Physical Activity and Health, 11, 1334-1341. Abstract: Background: The objective of this study was to assess the effect of a yoga intervention on psychological health in older adults. Method: A randomized controlled trial study, conducted at Read more ->
Yoga Promotes Psychological Health in Older Adults
Published Article: Yoga Promotes Psychological Health in Older Adults Bonura, K.B., & Pargman, D. (2009). The Effects of Yoga versus Exercise on Stress, Anxiety, and Depression in Older Adults. International Journal of Yoga Therapy, 19, 79 -89. Abstract: The present study investigates the eﬀect of chair Yoga versus walking and chair aerobics on psychological health Read more ->