Yoga as Therapeutic Exercise: A Practical Guide for Manual Therapists

Yoga as Therapeutic Exercise: A Practical Guide for Manual Therapists

By Worle

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Product Description

Yoga as Therapeutic Exercise is a practical guide to prescribing yoga exercises therapeutically for common health problems. The book is aimed at all manual therapists, as well as yoga teachers working with beginners and physically restricted or older students. It describes how to modify yoga postures for a wide range of patients and conditions, integrating relaxation, stretching and strengthening. Written in an accessible style and with a very practical layout, it describes the principles and aims of this exercise approach before providing groups of exercises for specific areas of the body (feet and knees, pelvis, spine, shoulder girdle, neck, arms and hands). Exercises are classified from basic to advanced level and supported by clear illustrative photographs and precise descriptions. KEY FEATURES Includes basic tests to find the appropriate exercises Gives advice for patient compliance Presents basic exercises for all areas of the body Helps patients build up a successful individual form of practice Luise Wörle and Erik Pfeiff both lecture and teach throughout Europe. Luise is a yoga teacher and osteopath; Erik is a psychotherapist and bodywork therapist.

Additional Information

Book Author

Worle

Publisher

Elsevier

ISBN

9780702033834

Edition

Publish Year

2010

Place

Delhi NCR

Pages

256

Dimensions

24.6 x 18.9 cm

Covertype

Paperback

Weight

0.73 kg

With CD/DVD

Language

English