TRICIA FISKE, 500 E-RYT, level 3 ParaYoga Instructor, has been a teacher since 1999. She is primary faculty for
Prairie Yoga's Teacher Training programs. Tricia is a leader in the west suburban yoga community and has trained
and influenced many teachers in the area. She has been studying with Rod Stryker since 2000 and was one of the first Level 3
certified teachers in this tradition. ParaYoga's mission is to touch as many lives as possible with the power and
wisdom of yoga. It recognizes Yoga as an ancient tradition, capable of enriching all aspects of modern life. It's
unique focus is to offer an approach into the depths of yoga science.
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From Alignment to Enlightenment: Using Props to Achieve Stability and Ease in Yoga Poses
This visual guide includes 120 photographs of yoga poses showing common misalignments and demonstrations of alignment using props to bring stability and ease to the poses. In addition, the book describes the effect of each pose on the chakras, prana vayus, as well as on the energetic qualities of langhana and brahmana. This book is a culmination of all the yogic wisdom that I bring to my yoga classes and trainings from the past 30 years.
"Newcomers, experienced students of yoga and teachers of yoga are in capable hands with my dear friend, Tricia Fiske as their guide. In her book, From Alignment to Enlightenment, Tricia shares her wisdom and many insights on the vital concept of alignment in practice and the energetics of asana.
With the use of props to support the understanding of proper, safe form within the postures as the foundation, Tricia has created a clear, smart and important manual that will be of immense value to anyone looking to build a foundation or deepen their practice of yoga."
Yogarupa Rod Stryker,
founder of ParaYoga™, author of The Four Desires: Creating a Life of Purpose, Happiness, Prosperity and Freedom, world-renowned yoga and meditation teacher, founder of one of the most comprehensive online yoga teacher trainings in the world, and creator of the Sanctuary app.
"Tricia Fiske was one of my first yoga teachers and inspired me to become a yoga teacher. Over the last 12 years, Tricia has been the leading faculty member of our teacher training programs; we have certified over 600 yoga teachers in the Midwest. Many have gone on to open yoga studios and become leaders in their own communities. Tricia's dedication to both the tantric yoga tradition and alignment-based yoga provides students with a multifaceted approach for practicing and teaching yoga.
Marianne Cirone has trained our advanced yoga teachers on how to adapt yoga for cancer survivors. Her depth of knowledge in this area is unparalleled. In this richly detailed book, Tricia and Marianne share their mastery of how to utilize props and alignment to guide you into deeper layers of being and make the practice accessible to all."
Lori Gasper, Founder and Director of Prairie Yoga
"I have seen and purchased many books as resources to develop my individual yoga practice and to support students in my role as a teacher. This e-book is a one of a kind book. This book has intelligence and brilliance - it's a yoga gem. It should be on every yoga teacher's device. This book focuses on common misalignment that we see in our students and clearly demonstrates how to use props to support the student in their practice. I will personally make this a go-to resource while teaching students, in my personal practice, and in teacher training."
Linda Troutman, 500 E-RYT, C-IAYT
"Tricia and Marianne have put together an invaluable compendium for guiding teachers and students into lifelong learning. Props make alignment better and provide unique ways to enlighten one's understanding of yoga postures. Included is a background on yoga philosophy to set the context for assisted healing practices and self help choices. Beautiful photos illustrate how props make poses accessible, safe, and effective."
Gabriel Halpern, Chicagoland's Most Influential Yoga Teacher & Mentor
Featured yoga teacher in the Yoga Chicago magazine, January 2014 issue
C R E D O
"There is a vitality, a life-force, an energy, a quickening that is translated
through you into action and because there is only one of you in all of time, this expression is
unique. And if you block it, it will never exist through any other medium and be lost." ~ Martha Graham