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Everyday Yoga: At-Home Routines to Enhance Fitness, Build Strength, and Restore Your Body
     

Everyday Yoga: At-Home Routines to Enhance Fitness, Build Strength, and Restore Your Body

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by Sage Rountree
 

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America's leading expert on yoga for active people, Sage Rountree, shares her approach to practicing yoga every day in this colorful, lay-flat guide to yoga poses and routines.

Flexibility, balance, whole-body strength, recovery, range of motion, focus—a regular yoga practice brings many benefits to people who lead active lives. For athletes in particular,

Overview

America's leading expert on yoga for active people, Sage Rountree, shares her approach to practicing yoga every day in this colorful, lay-flat guide to yoga poses and routines.

Flexibility, balance, whole-body strength, recovery, range of motion, focus—a regular yoga practice brings many benefits to people who lead active lives. For athletes in particular, the dynamic stretching of athlete-friendly yoga poses and properly designed yoga exercises can counteract the tightness and imbalances that come from daily workouts.

In Everyday Yoga, certified coach and registered yoga teacher Sage Rountree shares the yoga positions and exercises she has developed in her own yoga studio, at Kripalu, and working with active people during her popular yoga clinics around the country. She guides experienced yoga practitioners and yoga beginners on the best ways to design and develop their own at-home yoga routines.

Everyday Yoga provides endless opportunities to explore and practice yoga in your own home:

  • How to design yoga sessions to address the whole body or specific areas
  • How to sequence yoga poses for a satisfying practice
  • How to create yoga routines of varying duration from 5 to 50 minutes
  • How to make yoga poses easier or more challenging

Each Everyday Yoga routine moves the spine in every direction and loosens tight hips in routines that can last from 5 to 50 minutes, leaving readers satisfied and relaxed. By sequencing several routines together, readers can build stronger, more flexible, injury-resistant bodies.

Editorial Reviews

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"Everyday Yoga is a wonderful resource for creating and supporting a home-based practice…It’s simple to use, reference, and navigate. Incredibly helpful for creating and modifying yoga pose sequencing and providing inspiration for a home yoga practice." — Timothy Burgin, YogaBasics.com

"Sage is an excellent instructor who brings a fresh perspective to yoga, making it accessible to everyone. Her book Everyday Yoga is a great resource of information for anyone interested in yoga." — Tiffany Cruikshank, Founder of Yoga Medicine

"Everyday Yoga is fantastic and a great addition to the yoga library." — Kathryn Budig

“Accessible routines and practices that aim to build strength, flexibility, relaxation, and focus, all in the comfort of our own home. Now is the perfect time to treat someone you love, or yourself, to this guide to developing an at-home yoga practice.” — Taste for Life

"For the friend who wants to start a yoga routine at home, or one who simply wants a home-based alternative when the studio's not an option, Everyday Yoga makes it easy to follow simple flows on your own time." – About.com

"I've been following Rountree’s work for years — she's so great at making yoga really accessible, particularly for athletes who may not feel like they have the time or bendiness necessary to get into yoga…Everyday Yoga is one of the most helpful tools in my at-home yoga arsenal!" — Fit Bottomed Girls

"A few routines from Everyday Yoga are perfect for the striding-obsessed." - Women's Running magazine

"Everyday Yoga is a get-started guide to a home practice for athletes." - Triathlete magazine

"An aid for those who have some experience and are looking for help in formulating their own home practice…Everyday Yoga offers an accessible approach to those unable to make it to a yoga class during the week." - Triathlon Magazine Canada

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781937715359
Publisher:
VeloPress
Publication date:
06/04/2015
Pages:
256
Sales rank:
542,562
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.70(d)

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Meet the Author

Sage Rountree is America's leading expert on yoga for athletes. She is a certified endurance sports coach as well as an Experienced Registered Yoga Teacher with the Yoga Alliance. She is a featured instructor at Kripalu and offers yoga workshops for athletes and coaches around the country as well as at Carolina Yoga Company, a yoga studio she co-owns.

An accomplished competitor in running and triathlon, Sage has raced distances from sprint triathlon to Ironman ®, 400 meters to 40 miles, including the Boston Marathon and the 2008 Short-Course Age-Group World Championship in Vancouver, Canada, where she represented the U.S. as a member of Team USA.

Sage is a frequent contributor to Runner's World, Triathlete, Competitor, and Yoga Journal magazines and has contributed to USA Triathlon Life, VeloNews, Running Times, Inside Triathlon, and Endurance magazines. Sage is the author of The Athlete's Guide to Yoga, The Runner's Guide to Yoga, The Athlete's Pocket Guide to Yoga, and The Athlete's Guide to Recovery.

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Everyday Yoga: At-Home Routines to Enhance Fitness, Build Strength, and Restore Your Body 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
As both a yoga teacher and practitioner, I cannot speak highly enough of "Everyday Yoga"! It has become my go to book for keeping my morning practice inspired, and the classes I teach fresh and interesting. Sage has a gift for making yoga accessible to the novice while offering refreshing new insights for long term yogis. If you only have room for one yoga book in your library this is it. However, if you are an athlete, I highly recommend you also two more of Sage's books: "The Athletes Guide To Yoga" and "The Athletes Guide To Recovery". I guarantee they will improve your performance and make your training more enjoyable. Thanks Sage for another fine book.