Restorative Yoga for Beginners: Gentle Poses for Relaxation and Healing
Relax, relieve, restore—a beginner’s path to healing with restorative yoga
Recovering from an injury, an illness, or just interested in a natural way to relax? Restorative yoga focuses on simple poses in supported positions, encouraging deep relaxation so your mind can enter a peaceful, meditative state.
Dive in with an introduction to the spiritual origins and rejuvenat...more
Restorative Yoga for Beginners is a quick read and happily gets into the poses and sequences of poses for various purposes as the main body of the book. There is an intro to what Restorative Yoga is, how it will benefit those who practice it, and how the book will proceed ...more
Restorative Yoga for Beginners is an illustrated tutorial guide for restorative and relaxation yoga. Due out 17th Dec 2019 from Callisto on their Rockridge Press imprint, it's 180 pages and will be available in paperback and ebook format (ebook available now). It's worth noting that the ebook format has a handy interactive table of contents as well as interactive links and references throughout. I've really become enamored of ebooks with intera ...more
It is a well laid-out book with simple instructions and helpful illustrations that will appeal to those interested in learning more about relaxing poses for meditation, etc.
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Thank you to NetGalley and Julia Clarke for the ARC in return for an honest review.
Author Julia Clarke has been teaching restorative yoga for years and has all the information you need to ge ...more
The second section of the book gives details and instructions on performing each individual yoga pose. Each pose is listed with the benefits of the pose, and precautions for the elderly, injured, or pregnant women. There are a ...more
I have been practicing yoga for a few years now and find the "doing," or physical movements of yoga very beneficial for my health and fitness. There is another side of yoga that is being mindful, or slowing down and being in the moment. Both sides of yoga have definite body/mind* benefits that can compliment each other. This book is a great tool for stopping physical work and just allowing ...more
Are you recovering from an illness, injury or have always been interested in yoga?
Restorative yoga’s definition is the practice of asanas, each held for longer than in conventional classes, often with the support of props such as folded blankets, to relax the body according to Google.
Inside these pages you will find in the beginning an overview of what this form of yoga is , how ...more
On first read through, I feel motivated in the sense that I feel like this is something I can incorporate i ...more
All the poses listed in this book call for props, I prefer a more simplistic practice. I have used props during prenatal yoga and even in the earliest days of mommy and me yoga: at the time I was working with an instructor who was very comfortable with the use of props and under her guidance, I felt confident. However, on my own I really prefer a more minimalist appro ...more
Lucky for me I now have this book. I allowed myself a few months before posting a review because I wanted to take the time to work through some of the poses. I found the book to be well laid out and easy to understand. There ...more
I received a complimentary copy of this book from the publisher in return for an honest review.
I recieved this book from Calisto Publishing and Rockridge Press for an honest review. ...more
As a very beginner yoga practitioner, this book gave excellent instructions and pictures to help to learn helpful poses! I hope to get a lot of use from it!
I have never done yoga before but have been told multiple times to try it to help my lower back pain. I loved that this book shows me what I equipment I need, where this position stretches/helps and a simple explanation about how to do the position. I found it beneficial for a newbie who knows nothing about yoga. It helped my lower back a lot and an easy stress reliever.