52 Lessons Plans to Inspire Creative and Meaningful Yoga Classes
“It is my hope that through this book, more teachers and yoga students might have the opportunity to find their own inner choreographer and begin to look at planning classes as a creation of art.” - Tracey Maxwell Davis
About the Author: Tracey Maxwell Davis
Yoga instructor and movement educator, Tracey Maxwell Davis uses her background as a dancer and choreographer to weave stories and themes into comprehensive yoga classes. This book contains 52 complete lesson plans for yoga teachers or home practitioners interested in expanding and inspiring their practice. Davis invites readers to use this book to delve deeper into their own creative process and explore the body’s capacity for expression and communication. Davis uses themes, imagery and artistically crafted classes to deepen the experience of the practice for both the teachers and students.
“Tracey Davis is a master of human movement, and it has been my pleasure to learn and grow in her yoga classes over the years. There seems to be no limit to her language for intelligent shape-shifting! Her cues and methodology will expand what you think you know about the boundaries of common yoga poses and sequences, blend seamlessly with dance and performative artistry, and initiate a refreshingly honest dialogue between your mind and body, and the spatial reality we all share.” - Jonina Turzi, DPT, CFMT, ERYT
“Tracey skillfully designs her classes with physical logic and spiritual wisdom that engage the student to practice with clear intention and also lightheartedness. With every class, all the puzzle pieces develop to fit together, and it's so seamless you don't see it coming--very satisfying!” - Pamela Vail, Dance Program Director & Associate Professor of Dance, Franklin & Marshall College
“Tracey possesses the rare ability to both lead integrated movement that tells a story in her brilliant yoga classes as well as teach the fundamentals of how to creatively sequence. Her sequencing workshop is always a profound and joyful experience of freeing our 200- and 300-hour yoga teacher trainees to see and speak to the story possible in the poses. If you cannot enjoy her presence in person, her book will inspire you to pollinate your current movement and teaching style with wonder and beauty.” - Sarah Gingrich, Founder Create Karma