New arrivals. Add to Wishlist. The quintessential guide to yoga assisting and hands-on teaching, Yoga Adjustments introduces the art and practice of providing yoga assists to yoga students.
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Addressing one of the most important topics in the yoga field, expert yoga instructor and best-selling author Mark Stephens covers the philosophy of yoga practice, the sensibilities of touch in teaching yoga and improving alignment, the seven principles of hands-on yoga teaching, and the twenty-five most effective methods of tactile cueing. Opening with an in-depth discussion of the philosophy of yoga assisting, Part I-- Foundations describes the methods and techniques of giving yoga assistance, with detailed discussions of all of the elements of yoga assisting including communicating with students, qualities of touch, the five basic steps of providing hands-on cues, hands-on positioning and stance.
Part II-- Applications demonstrates how to assist students in each of over postures in the seven families of asanas poses. Each chapter begins with background on an asana family and close consideration of its foundation asana.
Each asana is presented in a two-page spread with photos that show how to give students effective guidance and support. Part III-- Evolution offers thoughts on the further development of yoga in the twenty-first century.
The founder of Yoga Inside Foundation, L. At Yoga Inside Foundation, he trained and supported yoga teachers in over alternative settings across the U. The book is divided into three sections.
Rather than write more about this amazing section of the Yoga Adjustments book, I will just say — you will be very happy you purchased this book. And I thank Mark for taking the time to make an excellence tool for yoga students and yoga teachers.
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The third section is titled Evolution: Guiding Yoga in the 21 st Century. This section is short and meaningful.
I would suggest that Mark make this the topic of his next book! In closing, whether you are the giver or receiver of a Yoga Adjust — the connection is an expression of Mindfulness — Paying attention, on Purpose, to the Present moment, in a Particular way.
This book will help you understand this more and will compliment your hands-on experiences in yoga classes. In , the Yoga NH Community will be expanding again. We will offer four hour programs Concord, Nashua, Portsmouth and expanding to Littleton as well as the hour program, which is based in Concord. The book will be available in a few days.