Yoga as Self-Care for Healthcare Practitioners: Cultivating Resilience, Compassion, and Empathy

Yoga as Self-Care for Healthcare Practitioners: Cultivating Resilience, Compassion, and Empathy

by Aggie Stewart

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Overview

The importance of self-care to prevent burnout and stress is becoming increasingly recognized within healthcare professions, and this book provides an introduction on how to use yoga to help manage stress and reach one's full potential. Tools are provided to help students and practitioners across healthcare disciplines face various challenges, and help process the stress that they can bring. It covers the foundations of yoga practice, and how the different building blocks of yoga can be combined to develop resilience, compassion, and empathy.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780857013538
Publisher: Kingsley, Jessica Publishers
Publication date: 08/21/2019
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 120
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

Aggie Stewart is a yoga teacher, yoga therapist, and former Accreditation Manager at International Association of Yoga Therapists.

Table of Contents

Introduction: The Essence of Self-Care. 1. We are Multi-Dimensional Beings: The Holistic Foundation of Yoga Practice. 2. Intention - The Driving Force behind Personal Practice. 3. Quieting the Body. 4. Cultivating Energy to Support Resilience. 5. Bridging the Physical Body and the Thinking Mind. 6. Mastering the Mind. 7. Enlarging Our Spirit. 8. Creating Responsive Yoga Practices. 9. Choosing Practice Components

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