Ancient Yoga for Modern Practitioners by Leila Worby
Spirituality and Wellness
Date Published: December 14
Publisher: Acorn Publishing
About the Book:
Have you ever wondered exactly how yoga impacts your nervous system? This book explores yoga practices ranging from as little as five minutes, to up to an hour to support you in overcoming common imbalances such as panic attacks, depression, inattention, and more. This book will help you design a step-by-step program that promotes your journey towards a balanced nervous system, allowing you to customize the duration and intensity of your home practice.
Explore pranayama (breathing exercise), namaskars (salutations or movement meditations), asana (poses), mudras (hand gestures), mantras (repeated sounds to control and focus our mind), and meditation. Learn how to synchronize practices with nature, use the elements to heal and enhance life-experience, and take advantage of increased energetic junctions such as the full moon when they occur. Craft a yogic home practice that is tailormade for your constitution and rooted in tradition that will ground, balance, and allow you to find optimal wellbeing.
About the Author:
Leila is an Experienced Registered Yoga Teacher who has completed over 1000 hours of yogic study. Leila completed her first 500 hours with Shiva Rea, and has studied with Sally Kempton, Christopher Wallis, Kia Miller, and Janet Stone, among others. She has had the privilege of studying in-depth with direct disciples of both Patthabi Jois and BKS Iyengar, to whom she owes incredible insights into human physiology as it relates to yoga asana and advanced pranayama revelations. Leila also practices and teaches Kriya yoga, Kundalini yoga, and tai chi. Leila currently teaches Prana Flow and prenatal yoga at Google, designs tailored private individual and group classes, and partners with companies to bring yoga and meditation into offsites.
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