Yoga as TherapyYoga-Speak for Seniors The Importance of Effective Communication for the Senior Yoga StudentZador, Veronica BSc, ERYT-500Author Information Yoga Developments, LLC, Detroit, Michigan. Correspondence: Veronica Zador, BSc, ERYT-500, 3241 Bloomfield Shores Drive, West Bloomfield, MI 48323 ([email protected]). Topics in Geriatric Rehabilitation: April/June 2011 - Volume 27 - Issue 2 - p 124-126 doi: 10.1097/TGR.0b013e31821bff65 Buy Metrics Abstract The vocabulary and syntax of current yoga teaching is not well-adapted to seniors that are beginning to practice yoga. This article evaluates current vocabulary and linguistic trends in terms of the capacities and needs of the older new student and then suggests changes that might better serve this population. © 2011 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.