Instructing Hatha Yoga Book

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Learn the key components needed to become a capable, competent instructor of one of the fastest-growing activities in the world.

Detailed instructions for 69 asanas (postures) with 300 photos and verbal/visual cues in this guide allow anyone to become an effective yoga teacher. Proper alignment, modifications for each posture, charts to identify engaged muscles and kinematics, plus a DVD showing accurate positions are all included.

Build Instructor Confidence

This comprehensive 360-page book aims to help teachers develop the knowledge and qualities of a confident and qualified yoga instructor. It includes revised poses complete with instructions, a web resource, and sample children's and prenatal classes. With more than 300 photos and verbal/visual cues, you have everything you need to effectively teach basic yoga poses and positions to your class.





  • Part I The Practice of Yoga
    • Chapter 1 Understanding Yoga
    • Chapter 2 Basics of Teaching Yoga
    • Chapter 3 Creating a Class Environment
    • Chapter 4 Breathing and Beyond
    • Chapter 5 Energy and Anatomy
  • Part II Asanas and Adjustments
    • Chapter 6 Sun Salutations
    • Chapter 7 Standing Postures
    • Chapter 8 Seated Postures
    • Chapter 9 Supine and Prone Postures
    • Chapter 10 Inverted Postures
    • Chapter 11 Restorative Postures
  • Part 3 Structuring a Class
    • Chapter 12 Class Framework
    • Chapter 13 Sample Classes

Appendix A Sample Relaxation Scripts

Appendix B Yoga Resources

Appendix C Self-Inquiry Questionnaire

Appendix D Yoga Class Evaluation Form

Appendix E Sample Classical-Eclectic Hatha Course Syllabus

Appendix F Chapter Review Answers

Appendix G Anatomical Illustrations