Osteoporosis is a significant, serious health challenge that offers Yoga therapy an important opportunity to serve both the public and the health care community. A review of the etiology, incidence, and risk factors of osteoporosis is followed by a discussion of known medical risk factors for Yoga students. The problem is then presented from a Yoga therapy perspective, offering additional insights, opportunities, and challenges for Yoga therapists. Practical action steps and practice development recommendations support a concluding call for Yoga therapists to bring their transformative service to this worldwide pandemic.

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