Synopses & Reviews
The Complete Guide to Yoga for Fitness Professionals gives you the necessary skills to become a successful yoga teacher or practitioner. Whether you are looking for information on planning, structuring and delivering a yoga class, or are looking to increase your general understanding and appreciation of the history and ancient lineage of yoga, our experienced authors are here to help.
Reaching beyond the typical 'how to' guides, this book not only covers the basics but also details more advanced teaching techniques. Master how to teach the classic asana pose, including the benefits, precautions, prohibitions and modifications of a selection of some other Hatha yoga postures. Higher level yoga practices are found in Part Three, along with information about how to deal with common conditions of participants encountered in a yoga class and any adaptations that need to be made to support them.
About the Author
Debbie Lawrence is a consultant and writer for the health and fitness industry sector and has over 30 years' experience as a fitness professional. She is a qualified integrative counsellor and has been a student of yoga since 1997. Debbie has developed and delivers the Level 4 activity for mental health qualification.
Conrad Paul is a yoga teacher and yoga therapist. He has over 23 years' experience in the fitness industry and is the founder and director of Yoga Professionals which has been offering yoga teacher training to meet the National Occupational Standards at Level 3, since 2007.