Restorative Yoga: Power, Presence and Practice for Teachers and Trainees is a comprehensive guide to the theory and practice of restorative yoga. The book covers all aspects of this therapeutic form of yoga, from the history and philosophy behind it to how to set up a class or workshop. It also includes step-by-step sequences for 45 individual poses as well as sample classes. Written by experienced teacher Anna Ashby, Restorative Yoga is an essential resource for anyone looking to enhance their understanding or teaching skills in this popular area of yoga.
For who is this book for ?
This book is for anyone looking to learn about and/or teach restorative yoga. It provides an in-depth exploration of the history, philosophy, and practice of this therapeutic form of yoga. The step-by-step sequences for 45 individual poses are also a valuable resource for students who want to experience the benefits of restorative yoga firsthand.
- Comprehensive guide to the theory and practice of restorative yoga
- Covers all aspects of this therapeutic form of yoga, from history and philosophy to how to set up a class or workshop
- Includes step-by-step sequences for 45 individual poses as well as sample classes
- The author could have elaborated more on the theoretical aspects of restorative yoga.
- The sequences for poses are quite short and don’t always provide enough detail.
- Some of the language used is a little too technical for beginners.
Learn more about the author
Anna Ashby is a yoga teacher and writer with over 15 years of experience. She has a particular interest in restorative yoga and its therapeutic applications, and has taught workshops on the topic worldwide.
“This is an excellent book for all yoga teachers, beginner or advanced. The step-by-step sequences for each pose are very clear and concise… I highly recommend this to any yoga teacher.”
“If you are looking for an in-depth guide to Restorative Yoga, look no further. Anna Ashby’s book is filled with expert information and advice on every aspect of this wonderfully calming yoga style. From the history and philosophy behind it, to tips on how to set up a class or workshop, this volume has everything you need to know about Restorative Yoga.”
“Anna Ashby has a great way of being both concise and comprehensive in her Restorative Yoga book. She offers ample background information on the roots and philosophy of restorative yoga, while also providing clear instructions for how to lead classes or workshops. I especially appreciate that she provides pose sequences not only for beginners but also for those who want more advanced options.”
“This is an excellent and comprehensive guide to Restorative Yoga. Anna Ashby provides a wealth of knowledge and expertise in this area, from the history and philosophy behind Restorative Yoga, through to how to set up a class or workshop. The book also includes step-by-step sequences for 45 individual poses as well as sample classes.”