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Paperback / ISBN-13: 9781839972850

Price: £24.99

ON SALE: 21st July 2022

Genre: Health & Personal Development

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Catering towards those who have often been excluded from the traditional yoga mat, this practical guide provides yoga teachers, yoga therapists, and rehab professionals with the skills needed to safely and effectively deliver accessible water yoga sessions. Poses, breathing techniques, floating meditation, safety, and yoga philosophy are all discussed in depth to convey how aqua yoga can improve health, wellbeing, and mind/body discipline
Water Yoga is especially suitable for those with conditions such as arthritis, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, joint replacements, and for those who are pregnant. The book combines water science with yoga systems to teach the eight limbs of water yoga and includes black and white photographs to clearly demonstrate poses in the water. It also includes helpful information about teaching skills specific to pool settings.

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I am so excited for this book. Christa has combined the wisdom of yoga's traditions and practices with practical tips from her professional expertise and personal experience, plus a little sprinkle of her own magical whimsy. The book is fun, accessible, useful, and meaningful. As Christa knows first-hand, many people with arthritis and chronic pain struggle with land-based activities and find relief in the buoyancy of the water. Water Yoga has lots of teaching tips, but is also great for people who want to practice on their own.
Steffany Moonaz, PhD, C-IAYT, Founder of Yoga for Arthritis
According to legend, yoga began under water. The story goes that Matsyendra, the first yogi, overheard Shiva sharing the secrets of yoga with Parvati at the bottom of the ocean. Christa Fairbrother continues this ancient, mystical tradition in Water Yoga, where she translates the fullness of the eight limbs of yoga into a fluid and flexible practice for all of us.
Jivana Heyman, C-IAYT, E-RYT 500, Founder of Accessible Yoga