was named one of America's most respected yoga teachers by the Los Angeles Times. He is coauthor of Yoga for Dummies and Yoga Rx, and founder of Yoga Therapy Rx and Prime of Life Yoga certification programs at Loyola Marymount University.
Prime of Life Yoga reflects adaptations recommended for the majority of the US population, which is now in midlife or beyond. In a balanced format of lecture and movement, two health professionals provide an introduction to the Prime of Life Yoga lifestyle program. This year’s lecture topics by David Allen include the brain, heart, and joints as well as longevity. The yoga, taught by Larry Payne, offers a safe, gentle, breath-oriented approach based on the needs of participants and inspired by the teachings of Indian yoga master T.K.V. Desikachar.