Align your yoga practice to the natural world with a holistic approach to movement, breath, and meditation for winter, spring, summer, and fall.
Incorporate the mindful practice of yoga into your daily life with ten-minute morning sequences, affirmations, and evening meditations. Learn how to awaken your body and how to give it the rest it needs with yoga sequences, meditations, and breathing exercises designed specifically for the different cadences of the year.
Year of Yoga includes holistic practices for relieving daily stresses and tensions. For difficulty sleeping, find relief with a restorative yin yoga sequence. If mornings are hard for you, wake your body and focus your mind with grounding Hatha sequences. To lift your spirit, read one of the 80 affirmations that illuminate the beauty and possibility each of the four seasons presents.
For anyone looking to quiet their busy mind, Year of Yoga is the book for you.
22 YOGA SEQUENCES: Each sequence includes step-by-step poses and descriptions, complete with photos
80 AFFIRMATIONS AND BREATHING EXERCISES: Calm your mind and restore your body with 20 affirmations and a breathing exercise for each season of the year
VIDEO-GUIDED PRACTICES AND MEDITATIONS: All twenty-two yoga sequences and each of the evening meditations is accompanied by a QR code linking you to a video recording of author Kassandra Reinhardt guiding you through your practice or meditation
CONNECT WITH NATURE: Fully immerse yourself to the rhythms of nature with daily, lunar, and seasonal rituals
CREATE RITUALS: Add consistency and routine rituals to your daily life to help boost your mood, improve productivity, and increase happiness
About the Author
Yoga with Kassandra is the go-to YouTube channel for millions of viewers seeking to enhance their home practice. Ottawa-based Kassandra Reinhardt has taught yoga since 2012, and has completed both 200- and 300-hour yoga-teacher trainings, as well as yoga therapy. Her first book, Yin Yoga: Stretch the Mindful Way, offers remedies and sequences to the stresses of a busy life. Practice with her online at yogawithkassandra.com.
Jessie Hodgson is an Ottawa-based lifestyle photographer who focuses on wedding, baby, and family photography with a goal is to create memories rather than portraits.