Pathways to a Centered Body - Paperback - Embodied Wisdom

Pathways to a Centered Body – Paperback

$34.95

Yoga teachers Donna Farhi and Leila Stuart have joined forces to produce a definitive guide to centering the body, sharing their gentle, yet incredibly effective, approach to balancing body structure for optimal pain-free movement. This book demystifies the catch phrase “core fitness” and teaches you how to center your pelvis and find optimal spinal alignment as the foundation for true core strength and stability.

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Using easy-to-understand anatomical terms combined with exquisite illustrations, the authors unravel the complexities of the deepest core muscles, the psoas, to reveal its function as an extraordinary unifying structure for the entire body. In a step-by-step protocol, you’ll learn how to release, balance, and engage your core muscles, and you’ll learn how to safely improve your flexibility in Yoga practices without compromising pelvic and spinal stability. As deeply held tension is resolved, this work will help you to feel more grounded, mentally focused, and emotionally calm.

Pathways to a Centered Body is an invaluable practical guide for Yoga and Pilates students and teachers, personal trainers, dancers, and athletes as well as physical therapists, chiropractors, and somatic practitioners, indeed, anyone who wants to live in their body with greater ease. With more than 108 color photographs, concise instructions, and rich experiential anatomy inquiries, this manual will be a requisite text for movement training programs worldwide.

Additional information

Weight 2 lbs
Dimensions 11 × 8.5 × 0.7 in
ISBN

9780473385583

  • Judy Orloff says:

    Pathways to a Centered Body is an exquisite and important book. The writing, photographs and illustrations are lucid, accessible and gorgeous. Donna’s ability to weave together objective, scientific data with living, breathing, first person experience is unusual and extremely satisfying. I felt addressed at every level – physical, energetic, mental/emotional, intellectual and spiritual – and I felt respected and cared for as the reader. Donna offers us a detailed map and guides us gently and with consummate skill through the vast terrain of our own experience, taking us home to our true center. As a Yoga practitioner and teacher I refer to this book often, rereading particular passages, practicing appropriate sequences and being inspired by the embodied wisdom that is reflected in these pages. I’ve never had the privilege of studying with Donna in person so I am especially grateful to have this book as a vehicle to learn from a compassionate, wise master.
    Judy Orloff

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