Yoga therapy offers a truly holistic approach to solving the growing problem of insomnia. In this book expert yoga therapist Lisa Sanfilippo explains how yoga practices can be used to target the underlying issues that inhibit good quality sleep, with immediate results that build over time.
Learn how to work with clients to release tension in the body that builds up during the day making it difficult to sleep at night. Honouring a natural yogic and Ayurvedic approach, and infusing it with modern neuroscience, Lisa also addresses the deeper emotional reasons for not sleeping well and looks at how lifestyle changes can help to achieve better quality rest. With the body-mind connection at its core, this book shows how to support better health holistically to restore balance in each layer of the body.
Lisa Sanfilippo is a registered yoga therapist and senior yoga teacher at Triyoga and The Life Centre. She has spent 15 years developing the leading yoga workshops for insomnia. She lives in London, UK.
1. Introduction to Sleep Recovery: A Yoga Therapy Approach. 2. Body Recovery. 3. Energy Recovery for Better Sleep: The Nervous System and Breath. 4. Sleep Recovery: Mind within Matter. 5. Emotional Recovery for Sleep. 6. The Soul: Sleeplessness as a Call to Awaken.