Guiding Yoga's Light: Yoga Lessons for Yoga Teachers

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Pendragon Publishing, Inc., 2004 - Health & Fitness - 283 pages
Guiding Yoga'ss Light is an invaluable teaching and learning tool comprised of 56 lessons any yoga teacher or serious yoga student can utilize as their own. Written in easy-to-follow scripts for beginning to advanced students, embracing a wide array of yogic concepts: basic diaphragmatic breathing to creating mindfulness to applying the Yamas and Niyamas to Hatha practice.
 

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Contents

Acknowledgments
xiii
Chapter One Beginning Lessons
26
Body Tension
40
3Part Exhalation
55
Feet
68
Twists
78
Asana and Acceptance
91
The Focused Mind and Prana
105
Working with Ha and Tha
120
Yama Three Asteya
134
Niyama Two Santosha
147
Chapter Seven Emotions
162
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Nancy Gerstein has been a student of yoga for almost 30 years and a certified hatha yoga teacher with the Himalayan Institute of Yoga Philosophy and Science. Ms. Gerstein is also a reiki master practitioner and yoga therapist. As a workshop speaker and frequent contributor to Yoga Chicago Magazine, Gerstein shares her experience as a yoga teacher and student emphasizing the systematic integration of yogic philosophy into daily living, encouraging her students to take their yoga out of the classroom. She is a member of the Himalayan Institute Teachers Association (HITA), the International Association of Yoga Therapists, Midwest Yoga Teacher's Network, and Yoga Alliance. Ms. Gerstein resides in Morton Grove, Illinois. In her free time she enjoys hiking and traveling.

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