Yoga for Movement Disorders: Rebuilding Strength, Balance and Flexibility for Parkinson's Disease and Dystonia

Yoga for Movement Disorders: Rebuilding Strength, Balance and Flexibility for Parkinson's Disease and Dystonia

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Overview

Experience the benefits of yoga for Parkinson's and other movement disorders. This updated and expanded guide includes new material throughout these features:


- Modifications to poses, promoting strength and flexibility while maintaining safety

- Seated as well as standing flows with chair support

- Specially designed sequences that target needs specific to movement disorders

- Detailed steps and numerous photos that show how to move in and out of poses

- Breathing exercises and relaxation techniques

- Practical ways to apply the yoga practice to daily activities

- Tips to Try This to help relieve various symptoms


In addition, the author shares hands-on experience through insights from her personal journey as a certifed yoga instructor, stroke survivor and person living with Parkinson's.


Discover the benefits of yoga for people living with Parkinson's or other movement disorders in the updated and expanded Yoga for Movement Disorders.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780985386917
Publisher: LIM Yoga
Publication date: 01/01/2016
Edition description: Revised ed.
Pages: 130
Sales rank: 714,466
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.28(d)

About the Author

Le Verrier is a certified yoga instructor who focuses on creating adaptations and modifications for individuals who find it challenging to move with ease.As a stroke survivor and a person living with Parkinson's disease, Le Verrier knows that physical l imitations can cause a sense of disconnection not only with our bodies but also within ourselves.Through her teaching, writing and presenting about yoga, she hopes to share this path to strength and grace.

Table of Contents

Part 1:
Introduction

Chapter 1: The Path Home
The Diagnosis
My Yoga Journey
The Prognosis
Your Yoga Journey

Chapter 2: Before You Begin
Beginning Your Practice
Breathing
Warm-ups and Poses
When and Where
What to Wear
Props
Format
Asana Practice
Coming to Stillness
Warm-ups
Poses
Relaxation
Especially Beneficial
Yoga to Go: Applying It to Your Day
Words of Caution
Note to Teachers

Chapter 3: Warm-ups
Preparation
Breath
Movement
Set A
Set B
Variations
Especially Beneficial

Part 2:
Practice

Chapter 4: Sunday: Find Warmth
Asana Practice
Coming to Stillness
Poses
Relaxation
Especially Beneficial
Yoga to Go: Applying It to Your Day

Chapter 5: Monday: Know It Is There
Asana Practice
Coming to Stillness
Warm-ups
Poses
Relaxation
Especially Beneficial
Yoga to Go: Applying It to Your Day

Chapter 6: Tuesday: Twist It
Asana Practice
Coming to Stillness
Warm-ups
Poses
Relaxation
Especially Beneficial
Yoga to Go: Applying It to Your Day

Chapter 7: Wednesday: Follow Your Breath
Asana Practice
Coming to Stillness
Warm-ups
Poses
Relaxation
Especially Beneficial
Yoga to Go: Applying It to Your Day

Chapter 8: Thursday: Stay Strong
Asana Practice
Coming to Stillness
Warm-ups
Poses
Relaxation
Especially Beneficial
Yoga to Go: Applying It to Your Day

Chapter 9: Friday: Flow
Asana Practice
Coming to Stillness
Warm-ups
Poses
Relaxation
Especially Beneficial
Yoga to Go: Applying It to Your Day

Chapter 10: Saturday: Restore
Asana Practice
Coming to Stillness
Warm-ups
Poses
Especially Beneficial
Yoga to Go: Applying It to Your Day

Chapter 11: Meditation and More
Beginning Your Practice
When and Where
Props
Techniques
Especially Beneficial
Meditation to Go: Applying It to Your Day

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