The Harvard Medical School Guide to Yoga: 8 Weeks to Strength, Awareness, and Flexibility (Paperback)

8 Weeks to Strength, Awareness, and Flexibility

By Marlynn Wei M. D., James E. Groves M. D.

Da Capo Lifelong Books, 9780738219363, 336pp.

Publication Date: June 27, 2017

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An Easy, Accessible Yoga Program for Health & Wellness

Are you looking for a new health practice to enhance your day-to-day routines? Have you been interested in trying out yoga, but are too intimidated by the seemingly fancy and challenging poses? The Harvard Medical School Guide to Yoga is your guide to the true healing heart of yoga, sharing the techniques that Marlynn Wei and James Groves have used to tremendous success with their clients. In this simple, science-based eight-week program, you'll learn about the countless benefits of this proven practice, including:
  • Increased flexibility and balance
  • Greater muscle and bone strength
  • Improved sleep
  • Better stress management and resilience
  • Strengthened immune system
  • Enriched brain health
  • And much more
Complete with illustrations, dozens of yoga breathing and meditation techniques, adaptable sequences, and principles of yoga safety, The Harvard Medical School Guide to Yoga will guide you to health and wellness.



About the Author

Marlynn Wei, MD, JD, is a board-certified psychiatrist, certified yoga teacher, and writer. She began practicing yoga in 2008 during her residency training at Harvard Medical School and completed her 200-hour Yoga Alliance teacher certification. Dr. Wei integrates principles of yoga into her work with clients with anxiety and depression, using a holistic approach of psychotherapy, meditation, yoga, and mindfulness. James E. Groves, MD, is a psychiatrist at Massachusetts General Hospital and Associate Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. A psychotherapist for more than four decades, he practices psychotherapy, supervises psychiatry and psychology trainees, and offers tutorials in literature and psychiatry. marlynnweimd.comharvardguidetoyoga.com
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