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Orion Spring
16 January 2020
Discover inner calm and balance with a programme designed to help you overcome the debilitating effects of depression and anxiety.

An evidence-based yoga program that is easy to follow... with calming, empowering and balancing imagery to accompany the accessible poses. Every practice invites a self-affirming attitude of courage...

I love this book...and I highly recommend it... -Amy Weintraub, founder, LifeForce Yoga, and author, Yoga for Depression and Yoga Skills for Therapists 'Inspirational. Forges new ground for how yoga can be researched and validated within the Western medical framework... -David Emerson, Director, The Center for Trauma and Embodiment at JRI; Author, Trauma-Sensitive Yoga in Therapy; Co-Author Overcoming Trauma through Yoga Based on the cutting-edge findings of studies at Boston University School of Medicine, The Yoga Effect shares poses and breathing techniques that are medically proven to help the body and mind release fear, worry, and sadness.

This book offers:

Short, well-rounded practices that include breath work, visualisations, and clear explanations of how yoga contributes to physical, mental, and emotional wellness.

Straightforward, accessible yoga sequences, with clear images alongside.

Differing levels of practice for readers' varying physical abilities.

With the goal of balanced emotional health, The Yoga Effect offers a proven pathway for cultivating inner strength, providing hope and a solution for anyone looking to transform their mental and emotional health.

The Yoga Effect helps readers overcome the de-energising effects of depression and move into a state of calm and focus.
By:   Liz Owen, Holly Lebowitz Rossi, Dr. Chris Streeter
Imprint:   Orion Spring
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 222mm,  Width: 152mm,  Spine: 20mm
Weight:   267g
ISBN:   9781409195344
ISBN 10:   1409195341
Pages:   224
Publication Date:   16 January 2020
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Liz Owen is the coauthor of Yoga for a Healthy Lower Back. She has taught yoga since 1990 and is coauthor and lead yoga teacher for three NIH-funded studies conducted at Boston University School of Medicine. Liz has led workshops for people living with depression and anxiety, as well as teacher training immersions for professionals, since 2011, and has also taught Yoga for a Healthy Lower Back workshops for 15 years. Liz lives with her husband in Arlington, MA. Holly Lebowitz Rossi is the coauthor of Yoga for a Healthy Lower Back. She has worked as a freelance writer for two decades, specialising in health, wellness, religion, parenting, and yoga. Her work has appeared in The Boston Globe Sunday Magazine, Newsweek, the Washington Post, Slate, Prevention, Guideposts, and NPR's All Things Considered. She was a founding employee and Health & Healing editor of Beliefnet.com. Holly lives in Arlington, MA with her husband and son. Chris C. Streeter, M.D., is an Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Neurology at Boston University School of Medicine and a Lecturer at Harvard School of Medicine. A NIH-funded researcher for over 20 years, she is currently the director of the Boston Yoga Research Center and the Director of Functional Neuroimaging for Psychiatry at Boston University School of Medicine.

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