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Welcome to Blind Yoga

Introduction

With over 20 million people in the U.S. exploring the healing benefits of yoga, Beginning Yoga for the Blind and Visually Impaired now brings yoga to the blind and low vision community.

Marty Klein, a blind author, workshop leader and yoga enthusiast and Gretchen Hein, a certified yoga teacher, combine their knowledge and insights to bring you a dynamic and inspiring introduction to the basics of yoga. Listen to Marty's Encouraging Words About Yoga

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** SPECIAL OFFER: Now you can buy CD4, my 1 hour, full yoga flow,  on its own,  as an MP3 download for only $8. I have decided to make CD4 available for more experienced yoga practitioners. This CD will be most appreciated by those who already have a yoga practice and would like a yoga flow with clear and precise descriptions of all the postures. However I still strongly encourage beginners in yoga to purchase my whole 5CD package. My full package will give you a comprehensive understanding of the value of yoga in general, along with 24 postures, alignment instructions and valuable stretching exercises. It’s your life and you get to choose!

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Inside this 5 CD set you’ll find:

  • Physical activities that develop your sense of body awareness and alignment or cultivate a deeper spatial sense of your body and proper alignment.
  • Basic stretches that tone the body, develop flexibility and strength as well as encourage deep relaxation.
  • 24 basic yoga poses presented in a clear, step-by-step manner, specially designed for those with little or no sight. Listen to a description of the Cobra Pose
  • How to use a yoga mat and other props as guides when you practice.
  • Special insights for the blind and visually impaired from the blind perspective.
  • Tips for yoga teachers for their blind and visually impaired students.
  • Directions for programming your own yoga sequences.
  • Listen to Organization of this CD Series and Sequencing

The contents for each CD

The poses are grouped according to starting position, with one pose per track on CD's 2 and 3 to help make this an easy to follow, easy to use, easy to find a pose yoga package. CD 4 which takes you through what you would find in a yoga class, each pose has its own track as well.

  • CD 1: Introductions, Attitude for Practicing Yoga, Body Awareness and Alignment, Using Props, Mat Alignment and Glossary.
  • CD 2: Introduction to yoga and Standing Poses.
  • CD 3: Back Extending Poses, Seated Forward Bending Poses, Poses from a Kneeling Position, and Supine Poses.
  • CD 4: Yoga Flow: an hour long sequence that begins with a centering activity, moves through a series of postures and closes with deep relaxation.
  • CD 5: About Yoga Classes - for Students, About Visually Impaired Students - for Yoga Teachers, Organization of this CD Series; Traditions, Disclaimer, Contraindications, Credits, Closing Notes.


Thank you for choosing Blind Yoga as a way to help you begin to learn yoga and to assist you on your path toward health and well being.