Relax & Renew is the first to devote itself entirely to restorative yoga, providing a series of yoga postures designed to relieve chronic stress. Exercise programs are introduced with a series of insights and stipulations which instructs on yoga techniques for everything from insomnia to basic relaxation. -- Midwest Book Review
About the Author
Judith Lasater has taught yoga since 1971. She holds a doctorate in East-West psychology and is a physical therapist. Judith is president of the California Yoga Teachers Association, and serves on the advisory boards of Yoga Journal and the Yoga Research and Education Center.
Her yoga training includes study with B.K.S. Iyengar in India and the United States. She teaches ongoing yoga classes and trains yoga teachers in kinesiology, yoga therapeutics, and the Yoga Sutra at the Iyengar Yoga Institute of San Francisco. Judith also gives workshops throughout the United States, and has taught in Canada, England, France, Indonesia, Japan, Mexico, Peru, and Russia.
She writes extensively on the therapeutic aspects of yoga. In addition to her best-selling Relax and Renew: Restful Yoga for Stressful Times (Rodmell Press), she is the author of Living Your Yoga: Finding the Spiritual in Everyday Life (Rodmell Press).
Her popular "Asana" column ran in Yoga Journal for thirteen years, and she continues to contribute articles on a variety of subjects. In addition, her writing has appeared in numerous magazines and books, including Yoga International, Natural Health, Sports Illustrated for Women, Prevention, Alternative Therapies, Numedx, International Journal of Yoga Therapy (formerly The Journal of the International Association of Yoga Therapists), Complementary Therapies in Rehabilitation (Slack), Living Yoga (Jeremy P. Tarcher/Perigee), American Yoga (Grove Press), The New Yoga for People Over 50 (Health Communications), and Lilias, Yoga, and Your Life (Macmillan).
Judith Lasater lives in the San Francisco Bay Area with her husband and three children.