Judith Hanson Lasater

Judith Hanson Lasater

Judith Lasater has taught yoga since 1971. She holds a doctorate in East-West psychology and is a physical therapist. Dr. Lasater is the president of the California Yoga Teachers Association and serves on the advisory boards of Yoga Journal and the Yoga Research and Education Center.

Her yoga training includes study with B. K. S. Iyengar in India and the United States. She teaches ongoing yoga classes and trains yoga teachers in kinesiology, yoga therapeutics, and the Yoga Sutra at the Iyengar Yoga Institute of San Francisco. In addition, she leads workshops and retreats throughout the United States and abroad.

Dr. Lasater writes extensively about yoga. Her feature articles, columns, and essays appear in numerous books, magazines, and anthologies. She is the author of Relax and Renew: Restful Yoga for Stressful Times, the first book devoted to the supported yoga poses and breathing techniques called restorative yoga.

Judith Lasater lives in the San Francisco Bay Area with her husband and three children.

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ARTICLES

Salamba Prasarita Padottanasana | An Excerpt from Restore & Rebalance

We have excerpted the chapter “Salamba Prasarita Padottanasana: Supported Wide-Legged Forward Bend” from Restore and Rebalance by Judith Hanson Lasater. This chapter describes how to complete the Salamba Prasarita Padottanasana or Supported Wide-Legged Forward Bend pose. Click here...
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Busy Days | An Excerpt from Relax and Renew

We have excerpted the chapter “Busy Days” from Relax and Renew by Judith Hanson Lasater. This chapter describes three series that bring restorative yoga into your busy life. The first one you can practice at home or on vacation; the second is for the office; the third is for when you’re...
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EVENTS

Rest and Silence with Judith Hanson Lasater

January 25–27, 2018 | 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. | Overland Park, ks

“One of the greatest lacks in our life is, paradoxically, “nothing,” writes Judith Hanson Lasater. “We rarely take time to just be, to rest, to feel silence, to hear our deepest heart’s longing. We are just too busy, too occupied, too distracted, too over-scheduled. We try so many...

Experiential Anatomy with Judith Hanson Lasater

February 19–23, 2018 | 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. | San Diego, ca

Experiential Anatomy for yoga teachers and serious students is unlike most anatomy classes. We do not start with learning lists of anatomical facts; instead we start with what you already know: asana practice. From asana, we extrapolate the anatomical and kinesiological principles that you...