Welcome to Suza’s website.
Contact information for Suza Francina
Cell: (805) 603-8635
The New Yoga for Healthy Aging
The New Yoga For People Over 50: A Comprehensive Guide for Midlife and Older Beginners
Yoga and the Wisdom of Menopause: A Guide to Physical, Emotional, and Spiritual Health at Midlife and Beyond
Fishing on Facebook: A Writing Yoga Memoir
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About Suza Francina
Suza Francina is a graduate of the Iyengar Yoga Institute of San Francisco. A yoga teacher since 1972, Suza has taught at the Omega Institute, Yoga Journal Conferences, and other venues, nationally and internationally. She is the author of six books, including four popular books on yoga for people at midlife and older, translated in many languages: Yoga for People Over 50 (Devin Adair, 1977); The New Yoga for People Over 50 (Health Communications, Inc., 1997); Yoga and the Wisdom of Menopause (HCI, 2003); and The New Yoga for Healthy Aging (HCI 2007).
Suza’s memoir, Fishing on Facebook: A Writing Yoga Memoir (2012), is the first in a series of “writing yoga” memoirs.
Suza was born in 1949, in The Hague, Holland, and is of Dutch-Indonesian heritage. She lives in Ojai, California, where she is a former mayor and member of the Ojai City Council (1996–2000, 2016–2020, 2020-2024). She works with the Ojai Valley Green Coalition and other organizations to help make Ojai a more sustainable community. She is a mother and grandmother, and a lifelong animal advocate. Her family includes several animal companions.
Suzaji.com (Suza’s Writing Yoga Memoirs Blog)