Pathways to a Centered Body, 2nd Ed

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Yoga teachers Donna Farhi and Leila Stuart have joined forces to produce a definitive guide to centering the body, sharing their gentle, yet incredibly effective, approach to balancing body structure for optimal pain-free movement,  demystifies the catch phrase “core fitness” and teaches you how to center your pelvis and find optimal spinal alignment as the foundation for true core strength and stability. Using easy-to-understand anatomical terms combined with exquisite illustrations, the authors unravel the complexities of the deepest core muscles, the psoas, to reveal its function as an extraordinary unifying structure for the entire body. In a step-by-step protocol, you’ll learn how to release, balance, and engage your core muscles, and you’ll learn how to safely improve your flexibility in Yoga practices without compromising pelvic and spinal stability.

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Yoga teachers Donna Farhi and Leila Stuart have joined forces to produce a definitive guide to centering the body, sharing their gentle, yet incredibly effective, approach to balancing body structure for optimal pain-free movement,  demystifies the catch phrase “core fitness” and teaches you how to center your pelvis and find optimal spinal alignment as the foundation for true core strength and stability. Using easy-to-understand anatomical terms combined with exquisite illustrations, the authors unravel the complexities of the deepest core muscles, the psoas, to reveal its function as an extraordinary unifying structure for the entire body. In a step-by-step protocol, you’ll learn how to release, balance, and engage your core muscles, and you’ll learn how to safely improve your flexibility in Yoga practices without compromising pelvic and spinal stability. As deeply held tension is resolved, this work will help you to feel more grounded, mentally focused, and emotionally calm. Pathways to a Centered Body is an invaluable practical guide for Yoga and Pilates students and teachers, personal trainers, dancers, and athletes as well as physical therapists, chiropractors, and somatic practitioners, indeed, anyone who wants to live in their body with greater ease. With more than 108 color photographs, concise instructions, and rich experiential anatomy inquiries, this manual will be a requisite text for movement training programs worldwide.

About the Author

Donna Farhi is a Yoga teacher who has been practicing for forty is a Yoga teacher who has been practicing for forty is a Yoga teacher who has been practicing for forty years and teaching since 1982. She is one of the most sought- after years and teaching since 1982. She is one of the most sought- after years and teaching since 1982. She is one of the most sought- after guest teachers in the world, leading teacher training programs guest teachers in the world, leading teacher training programs guest teachers in the world, leading teacher training programs and intensives internationally. Considered the “teacher of teach- and intensives internationally. Considered the “teacher of teach- and intensives internationally. Considered the “teacher of teach- ers,” Donna has written four contemporary classics: ers,” Donna has written four contemporary classics: The Breathing The Breathing Book (1996); Yoga Mind, Body and Spirit Yoga Mind, Body and Spirit (2000); (2000); Bringing Yoga to Life Bringing Yoga to Life Bringing Yoga to Life (2005); and Teaching Yoga (2006). American born, she now resides American born, she now resides American born, she now resides in New Zealand. Visit www.donnafarhi.co.nz in New Zealand. Visit www.donnafarhi.co.nz

Leila Stuart BA, LLB is a Registered Massage Therapist and has is a Registered Massage Therapist and has is a Registered Massage Therapist and has practiced and taught Yoga for more than forty years. Leila devel- practiced and taught Yoga for more than forty years. Leila devel- practiced and taught Yoga for more than forty years. Leila devel- practiced and taught Yoga for more than forty years. Leila devel- oped and taught an innovative Yoga Therapy training for fteen oped and taught an innovative Yoga Therapy training for fteen oped and taught an innovative Yoga Therapy training for fteen oped and taught an innovative Yoga Therapy training for fteen years, focusing on experiential anatomy, movement repatterning years, focusing on experiential anatomy, movement repatterning years, focusing on experiential anatomy, movement repatterning and embodiment of the deeper teachings of Yoga as pathways to self-healing. With deep love and intuitive knowledge of experiential anatomy, Leila specializes in transforming academic information into somatic awareness and life changing experience. She teaches in Canada and internationally. Visit www.leilastuartyogatherapy.com

Additional information

Weight 1.8 lbs
Date-Published

01/01/2022

Format

Paperback

ISBN-13

9780473586003

Media

Book

Pages

180

Publisher

Embodied Wisdom

Size

8.5 x 11

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