The Woman's Book of Yoga and Health: A Lifelong Guide to Wellness

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$32.95
Publisher
Shambhala
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Pages
352
Dimensions
8.4 X 10.82 X 0.97 inches | 2.66 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781570624704
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About the Author

JUDITH HANSON LASATER has taught yoga since 1971. She holds a doctorate in East-West psychology and is a physical therapist. Dr. Lasater is the president emeritus of the California Yoga Teachers Association, and is one of the founders of Yoga Journal magazine.

She trains yoga teachers in asana, kinesiology, yoga therapeutics, and the Yoga Sutras, and she leads workshops and retreats throughout the US and abroad. She is a pioneer in the teaching and practice of Restorative yoga.

Dr. Lasater writes extensively about yoga. Her feature articles, columns, and essays appear in numerous books, magazines, and anthologies. She is the author of ten books on yoga, including Relax and Renew, Restore and Rebalance, Yogabody, 30 Essential Yoga Poses, Living Your Yoga, among others.

Reviews

"You'll find an amazing range of women's health concerns addressed here. . . . It deserves a spot on your bookshelf next to other well-worn health references."--Natural Health

"The definitive guide to yoga and women's health."--Yoga Journal

"Linda and Patricia have compiled an essential book--both for women who practice yoga and for all yoga teachers. The Woman's Book of Yoga and Health is a vital, inspiring guide for women in all stages of life."--Rodney Yee, author of Yoga: The Poetry of the Body

"A thorough and compassionate guide to achieving a healthy, balanced life for women of all ages--inspiring and empowering."--Kathryn Arnold, Editor-in-Chief, Yoga Journal

"A magnificent invitation for all to enjoy the many levels of hatha yoga. Both clear and creative, this book is a must for all students and teachers."--Lilias Folan, host of the groundbreaking PBS series Lilias, Yoga and You

"In The Woman's Book of Yoga and Health, Linda and Patricia give us practical methods for developing a steady and joyous relationship to our own feminine bodies, to the earth, and to the Divine Mother. These are the voices of two ordinary women who have done extraordinary things and who are sharing their findings without pretension. They speak from the heart."--Sharon Cannon, creator of Jivamukti Yoga

"Women everywhere will be grateful for this book. It's immensely practical, user friendly, and yet it still manages to reverberate with the central mystery of yoga: the possibility of living authentically, wildly, and passionately in our resilient, powerful, at times frail, and always aging bodies."--Stephen Cope, Senior Scholar in Residence, Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health, and author of Yoga and the Quest for the True Self