The Runner’s Yoga Book is an ideal companion for the weekend or professional athlete, for the reader who wants to stretch and relax, and for the developing yoga student who wants to establish a home practice. Drawing on over thirty years of teaching and personal practice, author Jean Couch offers precise instruction in all types of poses, guidelines for home practice, yoga routines for other sports (including bicycling, skiing, swimming, tennis, and walking), a resource guide for further study, and a yoga-poses-by-alphabetical-listing index. With over 400 photographs and illustrations showing students at various levels of expertise, The Runner’s Yoga Book is a complete guide for yoga students of all ages and most levels of fitness.
Jean Couch lives in the San Fransisco Bay Area and teaches yoga at The Balance Center in Palo Alto, California, as well as workshops and retreats throughout the United States. She has written numerous articles on Hatha Yoga and athletics in Runner’s World, Yoga Journal, and other periodicals.