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The Therapeutic Yoga Kit: Sixteen Postures for Self-Healing through Quiet Yin Awareness Paperback – Box set, January 5, 2009
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"Cheri is a leading light in different kinds of yoga, which she teaches all over the world. Because of her vast experience and her constant openness to learning more, her book can certainly benefit yoga students as well as anyone interested in the healing arts in general." (Laura Huxley, author The Child of Your Dreams)
“As one who has experienced the gentle, healing power of Cheri Clampett’s work, I highly recommend The Therapeutic Yoga Kit to all those who wish to enjoy greater peace, harmony, and vibrant energy in their lives.” (Gay Hendricks, Ph.D., author of Five Wishes and coauthor of Conscious Loving)
“Cheri and Biff have humbly and honestly tested the techniques they present in The Therapeutic Yoga Kit. If readers practice the ideas presented in this book they will find many seeds of health and healing.” (Paul Grilley, author of Yin Yoga)
“Simple yoga practices are a blessing in their ability to bringing about profound and lasting healing. Through Cheri Clampett’s intuitive heart and teaching experience, The Therapeutic Yoga Kit offers us a perfect prescription for abundant well being.” (Nischala Joy Devi, author of The Secret Power of Yoga: A Woman’s Guide to the Heart and Spirit)
“The Therapeutic Yoga Kit is an asset to any yoga practice and a valuable tool for any yoga teacher.” (Ganga White, author of Yoga Beyond Belief, and Tracey Rich, director of White Lotus Yoga Foundation)
“The Therapeutic Yoga Kit offers practical information applicable to anyone and everyone interested in the art and science of yoga. Cheri Clampett and Biff Mithoefer’s creative inspiration is a healing tool for us all to embrace.” (LeRoy R. Perry Jr., D.C., C-Ped., five-time official Olympic Team doctor and president of the Intern)
" . . . the best collection of materials I've seen for practicing yin yoga, yoga therapy, and restorative poses. . . . As a yin yoga teacher who works with seniors and fibromyalgia patients, I can't say enough good things about the therapeutic yoga kit. The kit is accessible for beginners and inspiring for experienced students and teachers." (Jessica Teel, reviewer, Feb 2009)
"The Therapeutic Yoga Kit conveys the tried and tested techniques of internationally practiced yoga teachers in a personally-adaptable and easy-to-use form." (SirReadaLot.org, Feb 2009)
"The synergy of the two authors and their intertwining expertise and suggestions, drawn from putting these techniques into practice, offers a treasure trove of wisdom. . . . Clampett and Mithoeffer sketch out a comprehensive map of how to utilize props and blankets to support a variety of body types, ability levels, and circumstances." (Felicia M. Tomasko, RN, LaYoga, March 2009)
" . . . makes a fine gift choice, or pick, for any individual interested in furthering yoga techniques and applying them to healing." (The Midwest Book Review, April 2009)
"I found the set easy to comprehend, and the poses are gentle and relaxing. Each pose is held for about 10 minutes, and with the accompanying CD to help walk you through and to provide a lovely musical background, it truly is a stress-relieving set!" (dkMommy Spot, May 2009)
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“As one who has experienced the gentle, healing power of Cheri Clampett’s work, I highly recommend The Therapeutic Yoga Kit to all those who wish to enjoy greater peace, harmony, and vibrant energy in their lives.”
--Gay Hendricks, Ph.D., author of Five Wishes and coauthor of Conscious Loving
“Cheri and Biff have humbly and honestly tested the techniques they present in The Therapeutic Yoga Kit. If readers practice the ideas presented in this book they will find many seeds of health and healing.”
--Paul Grilley, author of Yin Yoga
In The Therapeutic Yoga Kit, Cheri Clampett and Biff Mithoefer combine the gentle healing of Therapeutic Yoga and the quiet awareness of a yin practice to present 16 gentle postures that relieve stress and fatigue and promote recovery from injury and illness. Therapeutic Yoga is a blend of restorative yoga, gentle yoga, breath work, hands-on self-healing techniques, and meditation that releases the body from the fight-or-flight response caused by traumatic events and life’s everyday stresses. A yin practice encourages the attitude of acceptance and helps us leave behind our yang need for constant striving and action.
Each pose represents a gentle, adapted posture that is held for 10 minutes or more in a fully supported state. The authors also include transitional yoga movements and stretches to perform during the routine to relieve stiffness, rejuvenate the muscles, and lubricate the joints. Sixteen posture cards and a 75-minute audio CD, featuring a guided routine and meditation, accompany the text to facilitate the creation of a personalized practice. The authors emphasize achieving total relaxation in specific postures to activate the body’s self-healing abilities. It is in this place of comfort and stillness that true healing begins.
CHERI CLAMPETT is the founder and director of the Therapeutic Yoga Training Program. She teaches Therapeutic Yoga at hospitals, wellness centers, and yoga centers worldwide, including the Cancer Center of Santa Barbara, and lives in California. BIFF MITHOEFER teaches Yin Yoga at Omega Institute, throughout the United States, and internationally. He is the author of The Yin Yoga Kit and a founder and director of the Jamtse Sponsorship Program for the support of Tibetan refugee children. He lives in Vermont.
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Top Customer Reviews
What makes this kit so great is how practical it is. Small cards with photos and instructions for poses are included and handy to place on your mat during practice. The companion CD is perfect for a guided practice. The book is packed with useful explanatory information but is edited skillfully.
This kit contains the best collection of pose variations for restorative yoga and yin yoga I've seen. The prop use is particularly handy for yin yoga students and teachers, since yin yoga creator Paul Grilley's book and DVD do not include much prop use. Students will find the poses easy to follow. Teachers will find new pose variations for their restorative and yin classes. The color cards are also handy to use while teaching.
As a yin yoga teacher who works with seniors and fibromyalgia patients, I can't say enough good things about the therapeutic yoga kit. The kit is accessible for beginners and inspiring for experienced students and teachers.
Certified Hatha Yoga Instructor
Most Recent Customer Reviews
I have fibromyalgia and rheumatoid arthritis and these exercises help.Published 5 months ago by Kristina Ann Mitchell
This Yoga Kit is skillfully designed with cards and posture poses to allow the individual to work through some self healing processes. Read morePublished 6 months ago by veis djalali
Not what I expected. However, it gives some restorative 'yin' yoga postures and how to use propping. Read morePublished 9 months ago by Paula
This kit is an excellent tool for my personal use and as a resource for my teaching of therapeutic yoga. Read morePublished 11 months ago by pure jade
if you want to do yoga and know what it is doing for the body, this kit has it going on! All levels can benefit, but especially if self healing is the goal. Read morePublished 11 months ago by Marmar
It's often really hard to find quiet relaxation time at crazy times which is why I bought this amazing yoga kit. Read morePublished 14 months ago by Henry Vogel