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Relax and Renew

Restful Yoga for Stressful Times
Paperback Book
Publisher: 
Rodmell Press
 | 
October, 2011
ISBN:
9781930485297
In stock now: 
2
$33.95 CAD
Banyen's Description: 

Experience the rest of your life with restorative yoga, the supported poses and breathing practices that will help you heal the effects of chronic stress. In Relax and Renew, the first book exclusively devoted to this work (with over 100 photos to show you the way), you'll find:

ª  In-depth guidance in Basic Relaxation Pose (Savasana), the heart of restorative practice, as well as the Centering Breath

ª  A general restorative sequence that explores backbends, an inverted posture, a twist, cooling forward bends, and a variation of Basic Relaxation Pose (Savasana)

ª  Sequences for busy days, including a fifteen-minute practice, yoga at your desk, and the Totally Invisible Relaxation programs for back pain, headaches, insomnia, jet lag, and breathing problems

ª  A special section for women during menstruation, pregnancy, and menopause

ª  A guide to props: what they are, where they go, how to fold and roll blankets, and around-the-house alternative resources:

ª  Where to find a yoga teacher, as well as recommended books, magazines, websites, newsletters, audio programs, props, and yoga vacations.

Judith Lasater, a physiotherapist, has also taught yoga since 1971. President of the California Yoga Teachers Association, she is author of several books about yoga therapeutics, including Yogabody and Living Your Yoga.

Publisher’s Description: 

Experience the rest of your life with restorative yoga, the supported poses and breathing practices that will help you heal the effects of chronic stress. In Relax and Renew, the first book exclusively devoted to this work, you'll find: in-depth guidance in Basic Relaxation Pose (Savasana), the heart of restorative practice, as well as the Centering Breath; a general restorative sequence that explores backbends, an inverted posture, a twist, cooling forward bends, and a variation of Basic Relaxation Pose (Savasana); sequences for busy days, including a fifteen-minute practice, yoga at your desk, and the Totally Invisible Relaxation; programs for back pain, headaches, insomnia, jet lag, and breathing problems; a special section for women during menstruation, pregnancy, and menopause; a guide to props: what they are, where they go, how to fold and roll blankets, and around-the-house alternatives; resources: where to find a yoga teacher, as well as recommended books, magazines, newsletters, audio programs, props, yoga vacations.

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