East meets West as an assistant dean at the UCLA School of Medecine and a celebrity Yoga instructor show how to use ancient Yoga postures for treating dozens of common ailments.
Yoga has never been hotter in America, and now its benefits are being recognized far beyond the arenas of enlightenment and body sculpting. Yoga RX distills an array of postures into an easy-to-use regimen for anyone seeking relief for anything from back pain to the common cold.
Written by a highly respected professor of medecine and a renowned Yoga teacher and Yoga therapist whose clients include Warren Beatty, Ted Danson, and Dolly Parton, Yoga RX offers a holistic program based on the authors' research into the science of Yoga. Helping readers enhance their chances of disease prevention through increased circulation, strength, flexibility, and concentration, this accessible handbook also covers specific Yoga therapies for treating illnesses such as:
In the tradition of The Pilates Body, this step-by-step, illustrated handbook is the ultimate prescription for healing body, mind, and soul.
From the Trade Paperback edition.
"Yoga Rx choreographs this ancient art form into a natural healing tool that breathes health. We have made Yoga Rx a must-read for our patients and their healers." --Mehmet Oz M.D., Author of Healing from the Heart, Director of the Heart Institute at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center
"Yoga Rx shows in simple, easy to understand terms what a powerful difference Yoga can make in your life. Highly recommended." --Dean Ornish, M.D. Founder, President & Director, Preventative Medicine Research Institute