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Author Krentzman, Rachel, author

Title Yoga for a happy back : a teacher's guide to spinal health through yoga therapy / Rachel Krentzman ; foreword by Aadil Palkhivala
Published London ; Philadelphia : Singing Dragon, 2016
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Contents Intro; Half Title; Of Related Interest; Title Page; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Foreword by Aadil Palkhivala; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Part I: Principles and Practices of Yoga for a Happy Back; Part II: Teaching Yoga for a Happy Back; References; Index; Chapter 1 Concepts in Yoga Therapy; Chapter 2 Functional Anatomy: Structure, Movement, and Screening the Spine; Chapter 3 When it Really Hurts: Relieving Acute Back Pain; Chapter 4 Opening the Hips: The Key to Lower Back Health; Chapter 5 Demystifying the Sacroiliac Joint; Chapter 6 Creating Space: Traction
Chapter 7 What is the Core Exactly? Abdominal Strengthening and Back PainChapter 8 Getting to the Heart of the Matter: Looking Inward; Chapter 9 Sequencing and the Art of Teaching; Chapter 10 Sequences to Treat Specific Conditions
Summary This instructional guide provides training for yoga teachers and physical therapists on how to use yoga therapy to relieve back pain and improve spinal health. Fully illustrated with photographs and line drawings, it also includes essential information on how to design effective classes and individual sessions
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed May 27, 2016)
Subject Back exercises -- Popular works.
Back -- Care and hygiene -- Popular works.
Backache -- Alternative treatment -- Popular works.
Backache -- Exercise therapy -- Popular works.
Yoga -- Therapeutic use -- Popular works.
Genre/Form Popular works.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0857012533 (electronic bk)
9780857012531 (electronic bk)