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About Joan Craig

Joan Craig founded Choose Joyful Health to help older adults stay strong, balanced, and energized, so that they can do what is important to them. She is a certified yoga therapist, functional movement specialist, and wellness coach. Connect with Joan at http://choosejoyfulhealth.com
Latest Posts | By Joan Craig
3 Ways to Stay Healthy and Sane During Cold-Weather Quarantine (VIDEO)
2 months ago

3 Ways to Stay Healthy and Sane During Cold-Weather Quarantine (VIDEO)

Depending on where you live, Covid-19 numbers may be lower or higher at this moment. Rules for social distancing and business operations vary from place to place. Global events, local rules, and your personal comfort level…
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Is It Possible to Fix the Hunched Posture That Affects Women Over 60?
5 months ago

Is It Possible to Fix the Hunched Posture That Affects Women Over 60?

Do you ever catch your reflection in the mirror or a glass door and think, “Is that me? And when did I get that hunch?” You might notice that you are stiff or stooped over when you get out of a chair or out of the car, or you might notice…
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Peace Starts at Home with a Healthy Body and Mind
5 months ago

Peace Starts at Home with a Healthy Body and Mind

After I feel sadness, anger, and overwhelm, I usually come back to this question: “How can I be of service?” Globally, we are living through the pandemic. In the United States, we are witnessing or participating in a movement for more equality and justice…
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Are You Ready for Boomer Bootcamp? You’d Better!
6 months ago

Are You Ready for Boomer Bootcamp? You’d Better!

When we start a new job, we often go through a training program, in which we learn the essential skills for the challenges ahead. New military recruits go to base training. But what about recent retirees?
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The #1 Exercise You Need to Increase Fitness in Your 60s and Beyond
7 months ago

The #1 Exercise You Need to Increase Fitness in Your 60s and Beyond

Remember The Wizard of Oz and the scene in which Glenda the Good Witch floated down from the sky in her iridescent bubble? You might be thinking, “What does Glenda the Good Witch have to do with staying fit as I age?”

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5 Reasons Live Online Yoga Lessons Are Awesome for Seniors, Especially in Challenging Times
8 months ago

5 Reasons Live Online Yoga Lessons Are Awesome for Seniors, Especially in Challenging Times

The coronavirus has shaken us up. Even if you never get it, and don’t know anyone who has, the virus and our reactions to it have changed us individually and collectively…
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What’s the Single Most Important Thing You Need to Focus on to Stay Fit and Active as You Age?
8 months ago

What’s the Single Most Important Thing You Need to Focus on to Stay Fit and Active as You Age?

Exercise. Walking. Water Aerobics. Yoga. Good nutrition. Getting enough sleep. Managing stress. Hydration. All of these are important. The #1 concept that holds them all together is balance…
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How I Improved My Sleep with Meditation and Yoga Lifestyle
10 months ago

How I Improved My Sleep with Meditation and Yoga Lifestyle

When it comes to health and wellness, most people probably think, “I’ve got it all together.” I am a yoga teacher, yoga therapist, personal trainer, and wellness coach…
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Start Your Morning with a 3-Step KISS Routine to Age Well
11 months ago

Start Your Morning with a 3-Step KISS Routine to Age Well

Welcome new year and new decade! You may be thinking about your health and wellness goals. You may have a lot of them, and you realize that if you spread yourself too thin, you will not be successful…
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The 2 Most Important Vitamins for Aging Well (You’ve Never Heard of Them!)
12 months ago

The 2 Most Important Vitamins for Aging Well (You’ve Never Heard of Them!)

You know about Vitamin A, Vitamin B, Vitamin C, and Vitamin D. I’m sure you do your best to eat a balanced diet of all nutrients. But have you taken your daily dose of Vitamin J and Vitamin P?
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