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Yoga Therapy: Foundations, Methods, and Practices for Common Ailments by Mark Stephens


Indian Healing Traditions

Publisher: North Atlantic Books (November 7, 2017)
ISBN: 978-1623171063
Paperback / Hardcover: 720 pages
About: Yoga Therapy is a practical manual with a systematic approach of considering the nature of each health condition and the specific asanas, pranayamas, and meditations most helpful in healing it. Rather than adopting a narrow medical model of healing as the reduction or elimination of symptoms, Stephens invites yoga theapists, teachers and students to relate to health as a continuous, dynamic process of self-care in which the qualities of personal experience and social connectivity matter. He illustrates that how we live our lives—including our emotional states, nutrition, sleep, relationships, and sense of purpose—is reflected in our sense of balance (or imbalance) and well-being (or disease)...