Yoga is fast gaining popularity in gyms, schools and community programmes for one very good reason – it provides an antidote to our helter skelter, technology-based lifestyles, allowing us to dig deepe and learn more about ourselves and the world around us.
Teaching Yoga for Life: Preparing Children and Teens for Healthy, Balanced Living, allows instructors to employ a simple, safe and pragmatic method for yoga instruction even if they’ve never taught it before.
The clear, step-by-step directions and illustrations make it easy to present each of the activities, lessons and 52 poses included in the book.
The lessons are based on a holistic approach, focusing on the physical, mental, emotional and spiritual aspects of yoga. The book introduces basic yoga philosophy in simplified terms that explain how yoga can enrich students’ health and become an integral part of their lives.
Teaching yoga can help create a safe and relaxed atmosphere for students by using a multiple-intelligence approach to engage them all, particularly those who don’t enjoy traditional sport-based activities.
Yoga requires little or no equipment can be adapted to individual needs and helps people gain a personal sense of being. Best of all, anyone can do it. Following the expert guidance and practical approach of this text, yoga can revitalise you and your classes.