AUTHOR PEGGY VAN HULSTEYN LAUNCHES HER NEW BOOK YOGA AND PARKINSON’S DISEASE IN TUCSONby Hot Off The Press (Release) on Aug. 23, 2013, under Press Releases
“In this kind and instructive book, Peggy van Hulsteyn shares her struggles with Parkinson’s disease and how the practice of yoga has eased her path. With compassion, humor, and a hard fought perspective, she has written an inspiring book and seeks to provide a practical guide to others in coping with Parkinson’s disease.” –U.S. Sen Tom Udall (D-N.M.)
TUCSON, ARIZONA—Award-winning author Peggy van Hulsteyn celebrates her new book “Yoga and Parkinson’s Disease: A Journey to Health and Healing” in Tucson on Sept. 12 from 5-8 p.m. at the Corporate Office of LSVT Global Inc. , 3323 N. Campbell Ave., Suite 5. Special guests include Cynthia Fox, co-founder of LSVT Global Inc.,, neurologist Scott Sherman, director of Movement Disorders for the University of Arizona and Dr. Tim and Diane Bowden, book cover models.
“Yoga and Parkinson’s Disease” is a practical, how-to guide for using yoga to manage stress, improve mental alertness, increase flexibility, correct posture and improve the quality-of-life of readers with Parkinson’s. The book chronicles the author’s own experience as well as research studies that document a correlation between yoga practice and better health after a Parkinson’s Disease diagnosis. More than simply an exercise guide, the book is a deeply soothing form of moving meditation and physical activity that provide a safe, effective way to rebuild strength, stamina, and flexibility.
Van Hulsteyn is the author of six books, including “Diary of a Santa Fe Cat,” “Sleeping with Literary Lions: The Booklover’s Guide to Bed and Breakfasts,” “The Birder’s Guide to Bed and Breakfasts” and “What Every Business Woman Needs To Know To Get Ahead.” She has published humor, feature, business and travel articles in Mademoiselle, Cosmopolitan, Modern Bride, Country Living, Cat Fancy, New Mexico Magazine, American Way (American Airlines in-flight magazine) and newspapers, including The Washington Post, The Los Angeles Times, The Miami Herald, The Kansas City Star, The Chicago Tribune, The San Francisco Examiner and USA TODAY Her work has been translated into Japanese, Spanish, Dutch, and Portuguese and has appeared in Australian periodicals.
During her career, van Hulsteyn has been assistant travel editor of Mademoiselle Magazine, southeastern director of Publicity for American International Pictures in Atlanta, owner of an award-winning advertising agency in Austin and advertising lecturer at the University of Texas. She has won the Southwest Writers Workshop Storyteller Award for Best Novel for her murder mystery in-progress and was awarded first place for non-fiction by The New Mexico Press Women for her book “Mind Your Own Business.” She also won a Certificate of Excellence in Humor for “Vanity in Washington” from the Cat Writers Association.
To pre-order signed copies of “Yoga and Parkinson’s Disease,” click here. http://www.amazon.com/dp/1936303507
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