New Yoga Book Offers "Motivational Lessons" for Lasting Lifestyle Changes
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"Motivational Yoga: 100 Lessons for Strength, Energy, and Transformation" Empowers Yoga Teachers and Students

NORTHFIELD, Ill. - illiNews -- For the curious and introspective yoga teacher, the passionate yoga student, or the fitness instructor who wants to step out of the bounds of teaching only yoga's physical postures, veteran yoga teacher Nancy Gerstein has written Motivational Yoga: 100 Lessons for Strength, Energy, and Transformation. Within Motivational Yoga's 100 inspiring lessons, Gerstein offers yogis the tools to empower their own decisions and personalize their results.
  Motivational Yoga encourages practitioners to move forward, be inquisitive, and discover their unlimited potential by going after the life they desire.  "While asana is an excellent tool for holistic health and wellness," says Gerstein, "yoga's mental and spiritual benefits far outweigh the physical exercises that have become synonymous with the practice. The lessons in Motivational Yoga are created to help the practitioner lead others, communicate clearly, and foster creativity."

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  Fully customizable to meet individual teacher or student needs, the ready-to-use lessons save valuable practice and class preparation time. Most lessons offer a written script and follow a five-part format:
·       The Intention provides the focus for the day's yoga class.
·       The Lesson (script) embodies the essence of the day's teaching.
·       The Asanas for Deepening section illustrates the lesson through body stretch, movement, and sensation.
·       The Motivation Off the Mat section presents the wider application of the lesson for use in everyday life.
·       Teacher Tips and Wise Words offer advice for fine-tuning sequences and proverbs that convey a specific thought or feeling for the lesson.
  In addition, five full-length workshop lesson plans allow teachers to offer focused workshops.
  "Nancy Gerstein helps us look more deeply within the physical postures, outlining the mental and spiritual benefits in accessible, relevant ways. Motivational Yoga is a perfect resource for us all, with inspiration and guidance for every level of practice," states Elena Brower, bestselling author of Practice You and Art of Attention.

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About the Author

  Nancy Gerstein
is a yoga teacher, author, speaker, and entrepreneur. She is the creator of Motivational Yoga, a yoga style that empowers life decisions, goals, and results. Nancy's teachings incorporate spiritually strengthening practices that bolster personal growth and self-motivation. Her classes feed the body and the mind, encouraging students to make conscious choices about how they direct thoughts, energy, and physical focus to live the best live they can.
  A Himalayan Institute–certified yoga teacher, Nancy is a contributor to yoga publications and websites, including Elephant Journal, Yogi Times, Yoga Magazine, and Yoga and Health Magazine. Motivational Yoga is Nancy's third book. Nancy resides in Morton Grove, Illinois. In her free time she enjoys hiking, traveling, and trying most things at least once. For more information visit Motivational Yoga (

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