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Yoga Therapy for Insomnia and Sleep Recovery: An Integrated Approach to Supporting Healthy Sleep and Sustaining Energy All Day

by Lisa Sanfilippo Singing Dragon
Pub Date:
01/2019
ISBN:
9781848193918
Format:
Pbk 256 pages
Price:
AU$49.99 NZ$52.17
Product Status: In Stock Now
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Yoga therapy offers a truly holistic approach to solving the growing problem of insomnia. In this book expert yoga therapist Lisa Sanfilippo explains how yoga practices can be used to target the underlying issues that inhibit good quality sleep, with immediate results that build over time.


Learn how to work with clients to release tension in the body that builds up during the day making it difficult to sleep at night. Honouring a natural yogic and Ayurvedic approach, and infusing it with modern neuroscience, Lisa also addresses the deeper emotional reasons for not sleeping well and looks at how lifestyle changes can help to achieve better quality rest. With the body-mind connection at its core, this book shows how to support better health holistically to restore balance in each layer of the body.


 


Market: Yoga therapists and yoga teachers. Also psychiatrists, GPs, counsellors, psychologists and other professionals involved in treating sleep disorders, and the interested general reader struggling with insomnia and other sleep disorders.

1. Introduction to Sleep Recovery: A Yoga Therapy Approach. 2. Body Recovery. 3. Energy Recovery for Better Sleep: The Nervous System and Breath. 4. Sleep Recovery: Mind within Matter. 5. Emotional Recovery for Sleep. 6. The Soul: Sleeplessness as a Call to Awaken.

Lisa Sanfilippo is a master yoga teacher, psychotherapist, and the UK's leading yoga therapy for insomnia expert. She holds a BSc from Brown University, an MSc from the London School of Economics, and trained as a psychotherapist at the Centre for Counselling and Psychotherapy Education in London where she is pursuing a research MA in yoga and transpersonal psychotherapy in conjunction with Northampton University. She is a Yoga Alliance Professionals Senior Yoga Teacher, Teacher Trainer at Triyoga UK, and adjunct of the Minded Institute.

With over 20 years of experience, and having herself overcome crippling insomnia, today her programmes help thousands of others to sleep better through practical yoga and a body-mind wellness system.

Lisa consults privately in London and worldwide, and regularly holds courses and seminars at some of Europe's leading yoga centres (Triyoga and The Life Centre). She has created the Super Sleep Yoga online course, and offers teacher training in collaboration with the Minded Institute, and offers training to corporations, medical practices and others wishing to incorporate the principles of yoga therapy for sleep and insomnia into their clinical work or to help employees/clients to improve rest, sleep performance and wellbeing.