Chapter 1. Beginning Lessons; Chapter 2. Breathing Practices; Chapter 3. Asana; Chapter 4. Salutations in Motion; Chapter 5. Prana; Chapter 6. Pranayama; Chapter 7. Yamas; Chapter 8. Niyamas; Chapter 9. Emotions; Chapter 10. Mindfulness; Chapter 11. Chakras; Chapter 12. Lessons of the Heart Center; Chapter 13. Relaxation.
Nancy Gerstein has been a student of yoga for almost 30 years and a certified hatha yoga teacher with the Himalayan Institute of Yoga Philosophy and Science. Gerstein is also a reiki master practitioner and yoga therapist. As a workshop speaker and frequent contributor to Yoga Chicago Magazine, Gerstein shares her experience as a yoga teacher and student emphasising the systematic integration of yogic philosophy into daily living, encouraging her students to take their yoga out of the classroom. She is a member of the Himalayan Institute Teachers Association (HITA), the International Association of Yoga Therapists, Midwest Yoga Teacher's Network and Yoga Alliance.
"Nancy's book is helpful for yoga teachers in planning their
for practitioners who want to have a class experience. Each lesson is
complete with a focus, breathing techniques, selected asanas, yoga
philosophy, words of wisdom, and other elements to provide a total yoga
experience. I used it in my classes and my students loved it!"
--Sharon Steffensen, Editor Yoga Chicago