Larry Payne, Ph.D is an internationally respected yoga teacher and back specialist who has been associated with Rancho La Puerta for over 20 years. He is the co-author of international bestsellers "Yoga for Dummies" and "Yoga Rx". He was selected as a yoga expert by Web MD, The World Economic Forum, Reader's Digest, and Yoga Journal, and named 'One of America's most respected Yoga teachers' by the Los Angeles Times.
He is also co-founder of the yoga curriculum at the UCLA School of Medicine, and director of the Yoga Therapy Rx certification program at Loyola Marymount University. Most recently, he is featured in six new DVDs on Yoga Therapy for Common Ailments (www.samata.com). Larry's daily class 'Prime of Life Yoga' is a safe, user friendly approach to Yoga dedicated to men and women in the second half of life who want to stay healthy, happy and active as long as possible. Special consideration is given to back, knee and hip problems. On the Web: www.samata.com