When you’re dealing with a health issue, what kind of energy practice will help the most? “To bring ourselves back into wellness,” teaches Lauren Walker, “we first have to understand what brought our body out of wellness. When we return to balance, the body is best able to heal itself.” With The Energy Medicine Yoga Prescription, Walker presents an invaluable self-care resource for helping us uncover the root causes of our physical and psychological health complaints—along with easy-to-learn practices to accelerate our healing.
Lauren’s popular Energy Medicine Yoga method is a potent synthesis of traditional energy medicine, yoga, and key aspects of Ayurveda. In this follow-up to her debut book, she delivers a solution-oriented manual for addressing hundreds of common ailments using practices that complement any existing health regimen. Join her to discover essential insights for wellbeing, techniques to activate your body’s natural healing intelligence, and a powerful new vision for health and happiness.
“Lauren Walker's Energy Medicine Yoga Prescription teaches us to rebalance our subtlest energies and heal from the inside out. With this vital reference, you will earn how to cultivate an authentic connection to yourself, build stellar habits, and develop a real relationship to your own wellness.” —Elena Brower, author of Art of Attention and Practice You
“Connecting to our body's energy and eating healthy food is the path to healing; Lauren Walker's The Energy Medicine Yoga Prescription accomplishes this highly necessary and sometimes difficult relationship beautifully. Weaving her advanced knowledge of energy medicine through the practice of yoga is a divine therapeutic tool.” —Marie Manuchehri, author of Intuitive Self-Healing and How to Communicate with Your Spirit Guides
“By marrying tantra yoga and energy medicine, Lauren Walker has created a unique path to healing, a path of love. By using her brilliant and accessible energy techniques, we can all activate our internal “prescriptions” for health and restore balance—body, mind, and spirit.” —Cyndi Dale, author of the Subtle Body Energy books, including the Encyclopedia, Practice Manual, and Coloring Book.
“If you want to take your yoga practice—and your existence—out of the flat lands and into the majestic peaks that form Energy Medicine Yoga, then read this book! Get ready for an exciting journey that will transform your practice, your perspective, and your life.” —Dondi Dahlin, author of the bestselling book The Five Elements
“Drawing on insights from the Chinese Five Element Theory and the Vedic systems of yoga and Ayurveda, The Energy Medicine Yoga Prescription offers an interesting perspective on self-care. It will help you think in a different way about bringing health and balance into your life.” —Gary Kraftsow, founder of the American Viniyoga Institute
“This is a beautiful book, rich with tools for a healthier lifestyle and a deepening of your yoga practice. Lauren writes in a clear and warm way that is easy to read and invites you into her eclectic collection of age-old remedies, health hints, recipes, and exercises.” —Angela Farmer, free-flowing movement through yoga explorer
“As professional athlete, I deal with a lot of pressure and nerves. The Energy Medicine Yoga Prescription has helped me realize how important it is to clear my energy field. We as human-spiritual beings have to take the time to clear our aura and energy field so we can radiate light and be a loving force.” —Jamie Anderson, Olympic gold medal snowboarder, yogi, activist
“If you are ready to explore the powerful dimensions of feeling, energy, and healing, The Energy Medicine Yoga Prescription will be your indispensable guide. You will learn invaluable tools to listen to the body’s signals to understand and communicate with the body for not just deeper yoga but a profoundly more healthy and joyous life.” —Eoin Finn, founder of Blissology Yoga, author and co-facilitator of Yoga + Mind Body Medicine courses
“It’s high time someone correlated energy medicine with yoga. After all, both are designed to move energy through the body and the chakras for greater aliveness and well-being. Both are based on ancient, tried-and-true methods. Lauren Walker has done a great job of charting five element theory, yoga, the meridian system, and many other wonderful tools to enter the state of union that yoga is all about.” —Anodea Judith, PhD, author of Chakra Yoga, Wheels of Life, and Creating on Purpose
“The Energy Medicine Yoga Prescription is a guide for the person who wants to increase their health and vitality and knows that the most effective path is one that combines physical, intellectual, and spiritual dimensions. The secret sauce to that outcome is through the energy system of the body, and Lauren Walker offers a multitude of easy-to-apply methods to affect that system though breath, diet, tapping, movement, gratitude, self-compassion, and much more.” —Craig Weiner, DC, Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT) international trainer; and Alina Frank, EFT international trainer and author of the bestselling How to Want Sex Again: Rekindling Passion with EFT
“In The Energy Medicine Yoga Prescription, Lauren Walker pierces the superficiality of the yoga culture and shares powerful practices from the depths of ancient yogic traditions that will create a powerful impact on your health and healing.” —JP Sears, author of How to Be Ultra Spiritual
“A wonderful, pragmatic book illuminating the energy body and how to work with it for optimum health!” —Acharya Shunya, author of Ayurveda Lifestyle Wisdom
“Thrilled to see healing integrated into daily practice in this important guidebook. Donna Eden is a reliable source, and Lauren Walker has created a fabulous tool for transformation.” —Thornton Streeter, DSc, director of the Center for Biofield Sciences and founder of the Energy Medicine Exchange
About the Author:
Lauren Walker has been teaching yoga and meditation since 1997. A writer since childhood, Lauren publishes widely, including features in the New York Times, the Jerusalem Post, and Salon.com. She has a periodic yoga column at MNN.com and has been featured in Yoga Journal.
Lauren is a teaching assistant for Donna Eden as well as a certified energy medicine practitioner and a senior student of internationally known Para Yoga creator Rod Stryker. She started and ran the yoga program at Norwich University for four years and now teaches Energy Medicine Yoga across the US and internationally.
She is also a composer, hockey player, avid skier, and primitive skills enthusiast.