Author: Kristin McGee
Publisher: Hachette UK
Release Date: 2017-01-17
Genre: Health & Fitness
Everyone knows that sitting down for long periods of time increases the risk of disability, diabetes and heart disease. Now you can do something about it with the help of Chair Yoga! With over 100 seated yoga poses Chair Yoga is the perfect handbook for office workers and older people who want to practice yoga. These simple exercises will help to strengthen and stretch your body whilst relaxing your mind and regulating your breathing. Divided into chapters organised by body part, celebrity yoga instructor Kristin McGee will guide you through each pose with step-by-step instructions and easy-to-follow photos Feel the mental and physical effects of chair yoga every day and embrace the calmer, healthier, happier you.
Chair yoga is a revolutionary concept designed to make the numerous benefits of classical yoga available to a wider range of physical abilities. This step-by-step program can be practiced by virtually anyone, anywhere, in any chair, to stimulate physical and mental well-being. This fully illustrated guide contains ninety easy-to-master exercises that have been specially developed for those with a limited range of movement. Clear instructions guide the reader through each routine, all of which can be carried out safely without any previous knowledge or yoga expertise. The exercises can also be adapted by yoga teachers who want to incorporate chair yoga into their classes. This book will be popular with anyone wanting to experience the health benefits of an easy, versatile form of yoga, particularly older people, individuals rehabilitating after injury or illness and those with physical disabilities, as well as the professionals who support them.
Author: Jean Erlbaum
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Release Date: 2014-06-17
Genre: Health & Fitness
Relieve and release the stiffness that comes from prolonged sitting—at a desk, behind the wheel, or on a meditation cushion—with these easy-to-follow exercises. All meditators know the discomfort of cramping joints and aching backs. Free yourself from pain with this beautifully illustrated guide. The book is organized anatomically, helping readers to immediately focus on the part of the body that causes them pain: tense shoulders, stiff knees, sore hips, etc. Sit with Less Pain also includes instructions for flowing series of movements, which combine several exercises into smooth sequences, for readers who have mastered the individual stretches and want a more intensive experience. Gorgeous, clear illustrations and lay-flat binding—which lets the book stay open at the proper page—will help readers perfect the poses.
Author: Michelle Demeter
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
Release Date: 2019-04-30
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
This book provides in-depth practical advice and examples of public and academic library programming activities. Included in this volume are methods for identifying target audiences, activities and ways to find and generate even more ideas, tools for assessment and budgeting, and tips on planning programs from inception to execution.
For more than 30 years, Yoga Journal has been helping readers achieve the balance and well-being they seek in their everyday lives. With every issue,Yoga Journal strives to inform and empower readers to make lifestyle choices that are healthy for their bodies and minds. We are dedicated to providing in-depth, thoughtful editorial on topics such as yoga, food, nutrition, fitness, wellness, travel, and fashion and beauty.
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.
Author: Sharon Ostalecki
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
Release Date: 2008-07-08
Genre: Health & Fitness
Fibromyalgia is a severe musculoskeletal pain and fatigue syndrome that afflicts approximately 3 to 6 million Americans. Fibromyalgia: The Complete Guide from Medical Experts and Patients is a compilation of a diverse group of health care practitioners and a comprehensive guide for patients and families. The book provides authoritative, practical advice and answers to common questions about this condition to help patients and families achieve a greater understanding of all aspects of dealing with fibromyalgia. Physicians incorporate newest research on fibromyalgia. This resource offers material never presented in any other fibromyalgia book. the research presented by an experienced psychiatrist on ADHD, concurrent with fibromyalgia and chronic pain, Is innovative offering a piece of the puzzle that has been previously ignored and may offer new hope and insight to those with chronic pain. Patients give first hand accounts of how they have effectively improved their functionality and pain levels by incorporating suggestions outlined in the book. This valuable resource breaks down complex medical issues into understandable terms, and focuses on the most important things readers need to know to understand and manage fibromyalgia.
Author: Marc Edwards
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
Release Date: 2005-04-25
Genre: Body, Mind & Spirit
Reiki, Yoga, Meditation and Yagyas, presents a case for practicing these ancient disciplines. While many people are meditating, some have had difficulties with meditation because they were not doing Hatha Yoga. It is essential to do yoga & meditation to obtain the best results. Reiki is useful as an added adjunct to keep the body healthy and also open the inner channels, often called the meridians or nadis. Yagyas are the third aspect of the yoga, meditation triangle. The purpose of yagyas is to strengthen ones spiritual connection to the Higher Power, however, yagyas effect all areas of an individual: the body, mind and spirit. These Hindu ceremonies can reduce problems even if youve had them for decades. This book provides practical tips about these disciplines and how they can help anyone achieve higher states of consciousness/Enlightenment in one lifetime.
Author: Sherri Baptiste
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release Date: 2011-04-20
Genre: Health & Fitness
An easy-to-follow guide to a hot new form of yoga Yoga with Weights is the latest breakthrough in mind-body exercise, integrating the mindfulness of yoga with the physical culture of body-building. Building on the strengths of both disciplines, this friendly guide shows readers how to safely combine yoga postures while simultaneously working out with lightweight hand-held free weights. It features customizable exercises that target specific areas of the body, each illustrated with multiple photos, and provides guidelines for combining healthy eating with workouts. Sherri Baptiste (Marin County, CA) is the founder of Baptiste Power of Yoga, a nationally recognized method of yoga offered throughout the United States. She teaches yoga classes throughout the United States and hosts retreats around the world.
Includes, beginning Sept. 15, 1954 (and on the 15th of each month, Sept.-May) a special section: School library journal, ISSN 0000-0035, (called Junior libraries, 1954-May 1961). Also issued separately.