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HealthCentral Tries It: Modified Yoga for RA

Modified downward dog, putting weight on my elbows instead of wrists.
Emil DeAndries
    Emil Tries It: Yoga for RA-Emil DeAndries2
    Emil DeAndreis. Caption: Doing warrior pose, which is a great way to build strength in your legs and core while also improving balance and focus.
    Emil Tries It: Yoga for RA-Emil DeAndries3
    Emil DeAndreis. Caption: The triangle pose challenged my flexibility and leg strength with minimal taxation on the joints. I never thought I could work up a sweat while standing still until doing yoga.
    Emil DeAndreis

    Emil DeAndreis


    Emil DeAndreis is a baseball coach, and an English professor at College of San Mateo. His memoir, Hard To Grip, chronicles his journey of losing a professional baseball career to rheumatoid arthritis. He lives in San Francisco with his wife. Follow along with Emil on Twitter @EmilDeAndreis).

    Emil is also a Social Ambassador for the RAHealthCentral Facebook page.