By Timothy McCall
The definitive booklet of yoga remedy, this groundbreaking paintings involves you from the clinical editor of the country's foremost yoga journal, who's either a training yogi and a Western-trained healthcare professional.
Beginning with an summary of the historical past and technology of yoga, Dr. McCall describes the various various strategies within the yoga software package; explains what yoga does and who can make the most of it (virtually everyone!); and gives lavishly illustrated and minutely specified directions on beginning a yoga perform geared on your health point and your health and wellbeing prestige. Yoga as medication deals a wealth of functional info, together with how to:
•Utilize yogic instruments, together with postures, respiring options, and meditation, for either prevention and therapeutic of illness
•Master the paintings of changing into extra in music together with your body
•Communicate extra successfully together with your doctor
•Adopt healing yoga practices as both another or a supplement to surgical procedure and to pricey, occasionally harmful medications
Find an teacher and a mode of yoga which are good for you. With twenty chapters dedicated to the paintings of person grasp academics, together with such famous figures as Patricia Walden, John buddy, and Rodney Yee, Yoga as medication exhibits how those specialists have utilized the knowledge of this historical holistic perform to 20 diverse stipulations, starting from arthritis to persistent fatigue, melancholy, center disorder, HIV/AIDS, infertility, insomnia, a number of sclerosis, and weight problems. Defining yoga as "a systematic know-how to enhance the physique, comprehend the brain, and unfastened the spirit," Dr. McCall exhibits find out how to a direction which could really modify your lifestyles.
An crucial consultant for the thousands who now perform yoga or wish to start, in addition to for yoga lecturers, physique staff, medical professionals, nurses, and different healthiness professionals.
From the alternate Paperback edition.