by Beth J. Shaw
Human Kinetics Publishers Canada
This highly acclaimed book now includes more than 800 full-color photos and extensive coverage of warm-up and cool-down sequences, new poses incorporated into organized workouts, a chapter on the therapeutic and restorative qualities of yoga, and an expanded discussion on integrating meditation into daily life to foster a well-rounded yoga practice. Whether you are searching for a new physical challenge or a way to incorporate yoga into your exercise routine, Beth Shaw’s YogaFit will help you reach your physical potential.
“Beth Shaw’s YogaFit strikes the perfect balance for both novice and experienced yogis alike. At the foundation is the notion that YogaFit is for everyone, which resonates with anyone who believes in self-acceptance and inclusivity. For those unaccustomed to yoga, they will soon see that YogaFit is a modern take on an age-old practice for flexibility, strength, and power for the mind, body, and spirit.”
Rod Macdonald– Vice President canfitpro and Editor in Chief of canfitpro magazinez
Expanded and updated, this highly acclaimed program combines challenging conditioning work with strength- and flexibility-building yoga to create a total-body workout.
With YogaFit, you’ll have not only increased overall health, energy, and vitality but also a stronger and leaner body, reduced stress, better posture, improved concentration, and a higher level of fitness.
Written by Beth Shaw, an internationally renowned expert on fitness and yoga, this book presents more than 100 YogaFit poses organized into workout routines that you can use every day. The text includes information on using YogaFit as a training tool for sports and creating personalized routines to meet your own needs. The full-color photo sequences and step-by-step instruction make it more accessible than ever!
Join the more than 250,000 trained YogaFit instructors and the millions of people who have already tried Beth Shaw’s YogaFit and proved that it works. You’ll get results in a few weeks—and benefits that last a lifetime.
About the Author
Beth Shaw, E-RYT, BS, CMT, is the president and founder of YogaFit Training Systems Inc. The leader in mind–body education, YogaFit has trained more than 75,000 fitness instructors on six continents. Shaw is an internationally known fitness expert and the author of Beth Shaw’s Yogafit (Human Kinetics, 2001) and the publisher of Angles magazine, which is distributed to yoga fitness enthusiasts and instructors. Shaw and her company have been showcased in numerous fitness magazines as well as Time, More, Entrepreneur, Yoga Journal, and USA Today. She has also been featured on CNBC, CNN, NBC, CBS, E Style Channel, Showtime, and Donny Deutsch’s Big Idea.
Ms. Shaw is an innovative educator, entrepreneur, and visionary responsible for YogaFit as well as YogaButt, YogaStrength, YogaCore, Yoga Lean, and countless other yoga fitness combinations. She has more than 30 DVDs and CDs on the market and is widely recognized as the premier yoga fitness trainer in the fitness industry.
Ms. Shaw is also known for her community service initiatives. As an animal rights activist, Shaw serves on the National Council for the Humane Society of the United States and is the chairperson for Karma Rescue, a Los Angeles–based dog rescue that supports many animal rescue groups. Her nonprofit organization, Visionary Women in Fitness, awards scholarships and grants to women in need. She lives in Redondo Beach, California.