Author : Pappas Stephanie
Title : Yoga posture adjustments and assisting An insightful guide for yoga teachers and students
Year : 2005

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Section I. Introduction to Yoga Posture. Adjustments and Assisting. Getting Started. Whether you are a new or experienced yoga teacher or student, you can reap the benefits of learning to give and receive yoga posture adjustments. Receiving assistance in a yoga posture can be a wonderful experience. When my teacher first assisted me, I felt as if I were getting a great massage while doing my yoga practice. It was like a dream come true! Over time I experienced a big improvement in my range of motion and ability to relax in the postures. I was able to balance better and stretch much further after being assisted. Later when I practiced on my own, my body remembered where it had gone with the help of the teacher, and I went much deeper into the postures. In addition to the physical benefits, I felt nurtured, acknowledged, and grateful for the extra attention. In this introductory section I explain the foundations of posture adjusting. This section should prepare you to perform the actual techniques in the second section. After reading the introductory section you can skip to any chapter in Section II containing the postures you want to work on. ...