30 Essential Yoga Poses For Beginning Students and Their Teachers
By Judith Lasater
Paperback, 248 pages. Illustrated
Judith Lasater is an internationally respected teacher who has taught yoga since
1971. She holds a doctorate in East-West psychology and is a physical therapist,
president of the California Yoga Teachers Association, and serves on the
advisory boards of Yoga Journal and the Yoga Research and Education Center.
Her yoga training includes study with B. K. S. Iyengar in India and the United
States. She teaches ongoing yoga classes and trains yoga teachers in
kinesiology, yoga therapeutics, and the Yoga Sutra and also gives workshops
throughout the United States.
Judith has taught in Canada, England, France, Indonesia, Japan, Mexico, Peru and
Russia, and her other books books are: A Year of Living Your Yoga, Yoga Abs,
Yoga for Pregnancy, 30 Essential Yoga Poses, Living Your Yoga and Relax and
accessible, eschewing the glitz of some trendy yoga material" ("Publishers
Weekly"), "30 Essential Yoga Poses" presents the definitive training guide for
beginning yoga students and their teachers. 340 color photos.
From The Publisher:
In 30 Essential Yoga Poses, Judith Lasater draws on her wealth of yoga practice
and teaching experience, as well as her training as a physical therapist, to
present this comprehensive guide for beginning students and their teachers. The
author discusses yoga's ancient eightfold path and its relevance in today's
world, and goes to the heart of yoga-the all-important student-teacher
Thirty essential yoga poses (asana), their variations, and breathing practices
(pranayama) are also provided, with guidance for the student practicing at home,
and points for the classroom teacher. Sequences are presented with photographic
charts for easy visual reference, and a "Mantra for Daily Practice" and glossary
of anatomical terms and resources for further study are also included.
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