Restorative Yoga Therapy

The Yapana Way to Self-Care and Well-Being

Restorative Yoga Therapy

Foster Tranquility to Restore and Invigorate Body and Mind Leeann Carey’s approach to yoga, the Yapana Way, provides a unique and insightful refuge from the imbalances of our frenzied lifestyle. In this book, she introduces a prop-supported practice that will help deepen and extend the benefits of yoga. This restorative practice meets you where you are, using props to extend the time you remain in a posture and encouraging self-inquiry, reflection, and relaxation. The use of props allows everyone to receive the benefits of these poses, regardless of physical ability or injury. Restorative Yoga Therapy includes over one hundred photos and clear instructions for seated and supine forward bends, back bends, twists, and inversions, as well as breath work and final relaxation poses. Carey also provides helpful hints and suggested poses to relieve common complaints, including stress, lower back pain, stiff shoulders, PMS and menopause discomfort, and overexertion. Carey suggests that those who consider yoga simply an exercise regimen miss out on the transformative powers of a complete practice. When we pause to transcend competition with the self and others, we embrace the true essence and wisdom of yoga — the development of presence and self-acceptance throughout all aspects of life.

The Yapana Way

Restorative Yoga Therapy and the Art of Being

The Yapana Way

A yoga book to support everybody. Yapana, an ancient Sanskrit word meaning "The support and extension of life." Leeann Carey's THE YAPANA WAY presents a unique and insightful refuge from the profound imbalances of the frenzied 21st century lifestyle. Those who consider yoga simply an exercise limit the transformative powers of a complete practice. When one pauses to transcend competition with the self, and others, we embrace the true essence and wisdom of yoga - the development of presence and self-acceptance throughout all aspects of life. Yapana Restorative Yoga Therapy introduces prop-supported BEING and STILL poses that extend and deepen the nature of each experience. Strategic support and extension creates the opportunity to inquire, calm, and accept your practice in a knowledgeable and loving way. Yapana practice dispels the myth that yoga props infer weakness or a lack of skill. Supported poses help you meet your body/mind where you are in any given moment. Rather than impose arbitrary rules of destination and time, you will discover the path to living a more mindful and wholehearted life. This comprehensive illustrated guide to Yapana practice is designed for those who desire to cultivate their "inner" teacher, inspire a home practice, or bring their yoga into a new level of understanding and self awareness.

Restorative Yoga Lifestyle Guide

Restorative Yoga Lifestyle Guide

Yoga a way to lead quality life! So in this era of advancement , Yoga serves as an ingredient to bring a good balance in the lives of people without hampering In this world where complexities are developing immensely, the alternative options of medicinal healing techniques are getting more and more popularity and yoga is one of the significant ones. Yoga isn't only a physical exercise but at the same time is a method for keeping the psychological state flawless. Yoga helps in keeping the body fit and fine and furthermore clears the brain from any stress which in a roundabout way demonstrates to be negative with regards to living a healthy lifestyle. The word yoga begins from the Sanskrit word 'Yuj' which implies addition - the addition of strength, energy, and beauty to the body, mind, and soul. Restorative yoga, a practice that relies on the use of props support and the prolonged holding poses to achieve a deep level of relaxation guides the yogi toward relaxed healing and recuperative experience . The practice involved in restorative yoga training will focus on how one will experience on breathing method and typically on one’s holding on tension, and to relax our body graciously allowing the breath to come in more, so the habitual tension within can be cooled off and softened Yoga as a new Lifestyle In this modern world, yoga is adopted as a lifestyle and it is the best lifestyle ever designed and is effective in managing various lifestyle disorder occurrences. One must remember to have both the senses of “being healthy as well as feeling healthy”. Restorative Yoga Lifestyle Guide Restorative yoga practice encompasses several different styles of relaxation techniques and healing orientated Hatha yoga practices which are able to cultivate mental conscious relaxation and most necessary to release both mental and habitual tension in the body and mind, this bring positive results of Yoga As per the perspective of yoga, the problem of quality life has two basic angles and both material and spiritual angles are co-related to one another. The spiritual side includes both body and mind perspectives. It is essential with a healthy body there should be a healthy mind and vice versa. The human feelings, thoughts, ideas, and beliefs somehow directly or indirectly affect the biological process of the body. Minds have capabilities to create an impact on how healthy the bodies are! There is a complex interconnection union between the mind and body as mind can affect the body simultaneously mental state can impact the human physical body. Restorative yoga is the perfect practice to help you revolve around this divine union bringing them together with the right techniques of the practice, you awaken the divine balance with grace, a positive poise with strength and clear mind awareness. As a proven practice for self-transformation, restorative yoga allow the fine integration of all the aspects of life converging spiritual ,physical ,emotional psychological within one’s environment which help to reclaim from the stress inflicted from a strenuous lifestyle , therefore awakening to your own nature’s quest with set goals

The Science and Philosophy of Teaching Yoga and Yoga Therapy

The Science and Philosophy of Teaching Yoga and Yoga Therapy

This book is the first ever comprehensive yoga textbook that meets the American Yoga Alliance standard for yoga teachers. The book follows the Yoga Alliance syllabus and includes the required major components.

Restorative Yoga

Relax. Restore. Re-Energize

Restorative Yoga

Are you new to yoga and seek a calming introduction to the practice? Or an experienced practitioner who seeks a gentler style that will help heal your body while calming your soul? Unlike more strenuous forms of yoga, restorative yoga emphasises long, gentle stretches, with multiple props to aid and support the movements. It's the perfect style for those who seek calm and comfort or for those who are just beginning their yoga journey and desire a friendlier approach. Restorative Yoga is the perfect step-by-step guide for creating your personal restorative journey, with beautiful photography, 35 restorative poses, and 15 healing sequences for a variety of conditions including anxiety, insomnia, exhaustion, neck and shoulder pain, hip and back pain, and more. Also included is practical information on the benefits of restorative yoga, integrating props into your routines, performing basic starting and finishing poses, creating a peaceful space for your practice, breathing techniques, balancing your energy centers, and more.

Amazing Thai Yoga Therapy for the Hands

Reusi Dottan Based Restorative and Regenerative Yoga for Hands, Shoulders and Heart

Amazing Thai Yoga Therapy for the Hands

Ayurveda and Yoga Therapy have been practiced as a vital part of Thailand's indigenous culture for thousands of Years. The ancient practices of Thai Reishi Yoga or Reusi Dottan provide the origin for the Thai Yoga therapy for the hands. The religious therapeutic techniques, as described in this manual, if performed properly and on a regular basis, can help to maintain inner well being, balance energy, relax the whole body and strengthen the soft and or connective tissues restoring and or maintaining the health of the the Arms and Upper Torso: most specifically focused on the fingers, wrists and shoulder girdle. These techniques are also all together a form of Chi Gung/ Prana Healing. Dr. Anthony B. James, Aachan and Master teacher has provided over 100 clear illustrations and photographs show not only what the various positions are but how to do them as a traditional Yoga vinyaysa or therapeutic flow.

Restorative Yoga for Ethnic and Race-Based Stress and Trauma

Restorative Yoga for Ethnic and Race-Based Stress and Trauma

Presenting ways in which Restorative Yoga can contribute to healing emotional wounds, this book invites yoga teachers, therapists and practitioners to consider the psychological impact of ethnic and race-based stress and trauma. It aids in the process of uncovering, examining, and healing one's own emotional wounds and offers insight into avoiding wounding or re-wounding others. The book describes how race-based traumatic stress differs from PTSD and why a more targeted approach to treatment is necessary, as well as what can trigger it. It also considers the implications of an increasingly racially and ethnically diverse and global yoga community, as well as the importance of creating conscious yoga communities of support and connection, where issues of race and ethnicity are discussed openly, non-defensively and constructively. By providing a therapeutic structure that assists those directly and indirectly impacted by ethnic and race-based stress and trauma, Restorative Yoga for Ethnic and Race-Based Stress and Trauma provides valuable tools for aiding in the processing of stressful experiences and in trauma recovery.

Restorative Yoga for Breast Cancer Recovery

Gentle Flowing Yoga for Breast Health, Breast Cancer Related Fatigue and Lymphedema Management

Restorative Yoga for Breast Cancer Recovery

Restorative Yoga For Breast Cancer Recovery - A restorative yoga therapy book for breast health, lymphedema management and breast cancer recovery. This book contains a wide variety of supported restorative yoga poses that use different yoga props. The breath is also introduced with each flowing pose so that the mind as well as the muscles "let go" and relax allowing for the healing to begin and then to grow. Yoga poses are done either in a relaxed, reclined, seated, twisting and standing position. Restorative Yoga For Breast Cancer Recovery is a great beginning to build a practice for strength and flexibility, as well as aiding in lymphedema management. This book outlines a variety of easy to learn restorative yoga poses which can emotionally and physically improve the recovery process from breast cancer surgeries, radiation and chemotherapy treatments. It is also invaluable in maintaining breast health, reducing cancer related fatigue (CRF), and managing lymphedema. If you or a loved one has been recently diagnosed, is in treatment or in recovery, this yoga is the perfect place to start. Discover how a consistent practice of Restorative Yoga can provide inner peace and healing for your mind, body and spirit.

A Guide to Evidence-based Integrative and Complementary Medicine

A Guide to Evidence-based Integrative and Complementary Medicine

The must-have integrative and complementary medicine reference from experts in the field This exhaustive textbook is ideal for anyone with an interest in integrative and complementary medicine in Australia; including General Practitioners, medical students, integrative clinicians and health practitioners. A Guide to Evidence-based Integrative and Complementary Medicine presents non-pharmacologic treatments for common medical practice complaints – all supported by current scientific evidence. These include Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), asthma, insomnia, anxiety, depression and many more. This practical health resource profiles myriad approaches in integrative and complementary medicine, such as mind-body medicine, stress management techniques, dietary guidelines, exercise and sleep advice, acupuncture, nutritional medicine, herbal medicine, and advice for managing lifestyle and behavioural factors. It also looks at complementary medicines that may impact the treatment of disease. A Guide to Evidence-based Integrative and Complementary Medicine contains only proven therapies from current research, particularly Cochrane reviews, systematic reviews, randomised control trials, published cohort studies and case studies. • easy access to evidence-based clinical data on non-pharmacological treatments – including complementary medicines – for common diseases and conditions • instant advice on disease prevention, health promotion and lifestyle issues • chapter summaries based on scientific evidence using the NHMRC guidelines grading system • printable patient summary sheets at chapter end to facilitate discussion of clinical management • conveniently organised by common medical presentations

Ayurvedic Yoga Therapy

Ayurvedic Yoga Therapy

One of the greatest contributions of Ayurveda to true health is the understanding of individual constitution-what balances one person unbalances another. By marrying the sister sciences of yoga and Ayurveda, Mukunda steers away from an increasing tendency to 'medicalize' yoga therapy. Instead of offering prescriptive recommendations for specific medical diagnoses, he presents sequences of Vinyasa and pranayama suited to the various Ayurvedic body types. Yoga therapists and practitioners using this book can access a deeper level of preventative self -care, flowing in harmony with the seasons and attuning to the rhythm and balance of each individual. Enlivened by stories and wisdom teachings, "Ayurvedic Yoga Therapy" provides food for body, soul and spirit, guiding practitioners towards fulfillment of their highest potential well being.