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Author Grossman, Gail Boorstein.

Title Restorative yoga for life ; a relaxing way to de-stress, re-energize, and find balance / Gail Boorstein Grossman, E-RYT, CYKT.

Publication Info. Avon, Massachusetts : Adams Media, [2015]
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 95th Street Adult Nonfiction  613.7046 GRO    AVAILABLE
 Naper Blvd. Adult Nonfiction  613.7046 GRO    DUE 02-27-20
 Nichols Adult Nonfiction  613.7046 GRO    AVAILABLE
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Description 254 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Note Includes index.
Contents History of restorative yoga -- Benefits of restorative yoga -- Get ready to practice restorative yoga -- Breathing and visualizing : Centering exercises ; Breathing exercises -- Visualization/Mantra meditations -- The poses : Waram-ups ; Back bends ; Twists ; Forward bends ; Inversions ; POses of completion -- The sequences : Sequences for upper body: Neck, upper back, shoulder, and arms ; Sequences for lower body: Legs, knees, feet, hips ; Sequences for back: Lower back pain, sciatica ; Sequences for respiratory issues: General respiratory illnesses, asthma ; Sequences for mental health: Depression, anxiety, stress ; Sequences for digestive disorders: Colitis, Crohn's and irritable bowel syndrome, constipation ; Sequences for neurological disorders: Stroke/high blood pressure, alzheimer's and dementia, Parkinson's disease ; Sequences for women's issues: Menopause, pregnancy ; Sequences for other health issues: Insomnia, headaches, cancer, osteoporosis and osteopenia, jet lag, sore muscles, weight loss.
Summary "Written by instructor Gail Boorstein Grossman, E-RYT 500, CYKT, and published in partnership with Yoga Journal, Restorative Yoga for Life teaches you how to practice restorative yoga--a form of yoga that focuses on physical and mental relaxation through poses aided by props. It's a gentle yet empowering style that helps you de-stress and re-energize. While restorative yoga is beneficial for your entire body, Gail also shows you how to treat more than twenty ailments, such as headaches, digestive issues, and anxiety, through specific yoga poses and sequences. Guided by step-by-step instructions and beautiful photographs, you will gently ease your way into inner calm and better health with powerful yoga sequences. Whether you're having trouble sleeping, suffering from backaches, or just want to unwind after a busy day, you will find balance throughout your body, soul, and mind with Restorative Yoga for Life." - Back cover.
Subject Hatha yoga.
ISBN 9781440575204 (pbk.)
1440575207 (pbk.)
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