Millions of enthusiasts worldwide are experiencing the physical benefits and mindful awareness of yoga in gyms and spas, the training rooms of professional sport teams, hospitals and even classrooms. With the increasing demand for qualified yoga teachers who can meet the needs of a diverse group of students, this updated edition of Instructing Hatha Yoga could not have come at a better time. Featuring detailed instructions on teaching 68 yoga poses and more than 200 photos showing the postures, the text covers all aspects of safe and confident hatha yoga instruction. Instructing Hotha Yoga is a comprehensive and user-friendly guide to becoming a confident and qualified yoga instructor.
Diane Ambrosini is a master yoga teacher and movement science specialist who began a serious study and practice of yoga in 1997. She has participated in numerous yoga teacher training programmes and taught hatha yoga workshops.
Selected Contents: Part I: The Practice of Yoga; Chapter 1. Understanding Yoga; Chapter 2. Basics of Teaching Yoga; Chapter 3. Creating a Class Environment; Chapter 4. Breathing and Beyond; Chapter 5. Energy and Anatomy; Part II: Asanas and Adjustments; Chapter 6. Sun Salutations; Chapter 7. Standing Postures; Chapter 8. Seated Postures; Chapter 9. Supine and Prone Postures; Chapter 10. Inverted Postures; Chapter 11. Restorative Postures; Part 3: Structuring a Class; Chapter 12. Class Framework; Chapter 13. Sample Classes.