Yoga Through the Year: A Seasonal Approach to Your Practice

Yoga Through the Year: A Seasonal Approach to Your Practice

by Jilly Shipway


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Create a Powerful Connection Between Yoga and the Wheel of the Year

Find balance in your yoga practice and your life by connecting with nature and the cycle of the seasons. Yoga Through the Year reimagines yoga as a way to unite complimentary opposites—heaven and earth, sun and moon, male and female. Providing inspiration, guidance, and more than 100 illustrations, this book shows you how to work with the prevalent energy of each season and develop an authentic practice that makes you happier and healthier.

Learn how to best work with the challenges and opportunities present throughout the wheel of the year. Explore mindfulness exercises, visualizations, meditations, and yoga poses and sequences that are specially designed for each season. This remarkable book's approach can be personalized to fit your needs all year long. With it, you can develop your own rhythm in response to each seasonal change.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780738756912
Publisher: Llewellyn Worldwide, LTD.
Publication date: 07/08/2019
Pages: 216
Sales rank: 1,094,208
Product dimensions: 7.40(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Jilly Shipway (Shropshire, UK) is a qualified British Wheel of Yoga teacher with over twenty-five years of teaching experience. For the past ten years, Jilly has been studying the zodiac wheel and creating zodiac-inspired yoga practices, as well as teaching popular zodiac yoga courses. She also regularly contributes to various magazines and yoga publications.

Table of Contents


List of Exercises xiii

Acknowledgments xv

Introduction: Returning Unity to Yoga with the Seasons 1

Chapter One: The Seasonal Yoga Practice 11

Chapter Two: Spring Equinox 25

Chapter Three: Spring Turns to Summer 41

Chapter Four: Summer Solstice 59

Chapter Five: Summer Turns to Autumn 77

Chapter Six: Autumn Equinox 97

Chapter Seven: Autumn Turns to Winter 113

Chapter Eight: Winter Solstice 133

Chapter Nine: Winter Turns to Spring 149

Conclusion: Every Ending Is a New Beginning 165

Bibliography 167

Recommended Resources 171

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