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Why Movement Matters

8 Secrets for Vibrant Aging

Slow, steady, and consistent wins the race when it comes to exercise. Dr. Carrie Demers examines the lesser-known benefits of physical activity in strengthening our immune system and reducing inflammation, and provides tips for creating and maintaining an exercise regimen. Even if you are recovering from an injury, returning from a long hiatus, or starting to age, you can transform and nourish every system in your body with a slow, regular, gentle routine.

Format: Video with audio download
Length: 5 mins

About the Teacher

Carrie Demers, MD

Board-certified in both internal medicine and integrative medicine, Carrie Demers, MD, is a holistic physician who blends modern medicine with traditional approaches to health. After receiving her medical degree from the University of Cincinnati, Dr. Demers went on to study massage, homeopathy, nutrition, herbal medicine, yoga, and ayurveda. She has been the medical director of the Himalayan Institute PureRejuv Wellness Center (formerly Total Health Center) for the last 20 years. Widely recognized for her expertise, Dr. Demers has been interviewed by numerous magazines and newspapers, and lectures nationally on holistic health and ayurveda. She is a frequent contributor to yogainternational.com and the Himalayan Institute online Wisdom Library.

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