Carol Krucoff, E-RYT, is a Yoga Therapist at Duke Integrative Medicine in Durham, North Carolina, where she creates individualized yoga practices for people with health challenges. An award-winning journalist and frequent contributor to Yoga Journal, Carol is the author of several books including “Yoga Sparks: 108 Easy Practices for Stress Relief in a Minute or Less” and “Healing Yoga for Neck and Shoulder Pain.” Creator of the audio home practice CD, "Healing Moves Yoga," and co-creator of the DVD “Relax into Yoga,” she is also co-author, with her Duke cardiologist husband, Mitchell Krucoff, MD, of “Healing Moves: How to Cure, Relieve and Prevent Common Ailments with Exercise.”
Carol is co-director of the Therapeutic Yoga for Seniors teacher training, which is designed to help yoga instructors safely and effectively adapt the yoga practice to older bodies, minds and spirits. She also spent a decade studying martial arts, and as a second-degree black belt and Sensei, she taught karate for four years. Founding editor of the Health Section of The Washington Post, Carol wrote a syndicated column called Bodyworks that appeared in newspapers around the world from 1988 to 2000. She is a member of the International Association of Yoga Therapists and has practiced yoga for more than 35 years.