Relax into Yoga for Chronic Pain (eBook)
Yoga is a powerful and proven-effective practice for managing pain and building physical and psychological resilience. In the Relax into Yoga for Pain Relief, readers will learn to relax their bodies with gentle poses and calm their minds using the ancient wisdom of yoga—bringing relief to both the physical and mental suffering caused by chronic pain.
Based on the popular Mindful Yoga program developed at Duke University, this book will help you soothe your body and calm your mind—bringing gentle relief to the physical and mental suffering caused by chronic pain.If you live with chronic pain, you need solutions now to help you feel better and get back to living your life. If you’re looking for an alternative to pharmaceutical pain medication, yoga is powerful practice for managing pain and building resilience. Based on the proven-effective Mindful Yoga program developed by the authors at Duke University, this safe and easy-to-use book—accessible for all levels of fitness and mobility—has everything you need to get started today.In this workbook, you’ll find an eight-step, integrative approach drawing on both modern western medicine and the ancient wisdom of the yoga tradition. The gentle poses and practices in this book are informed by a state-of-the-art understanding of physiology, and can be safely used to help alleviate pain associated with several common health problems, such as arthritis, osteoporosis, cancer, and more.This is not a book about getting into pretzel positions or sitting on a yoga mat for hours. This is a book about gentle, easy, and calming yoga that will help you manage your pain and improve your overall well-being.