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An encyclopedia of yoga practice and practical yoga as well as of the philosophy and background of yoga.

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Genre: Health & Fitness
Author: James Hewitt
Publisher: Random House
Release: 2012-05-01
File: 576 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781409023302

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Explore the physiology of 30 key yoga poses, in-depth and from every angle, and master each asana with confidence and control. Did you know that yoga practice can help lower your blood pressure, decrease inflammation and prevent age-related brain changes? Recent scientific research now backs up what were once anecdotal claims about the benefits of yoga to every system in the body. Science of Yoga reveals the facts, with annotated artworks that show the mechanics, the angles, how your blood flow and respiration are affected, the key muscle and joint actions working below the surface of each pose, safe alignment and much more. With insight into variations on the poses and a Q&A section that explores the science behind every aspect of yoga, this easy-to-understand, comprehensive book is an invaluable resource to achieve technical excellence in your practice and optimize the benefits of yoga for your body and mind.

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Genre: Health & Fitness
Author: Ann Swanson
Publisher: Penguin
Release: 2019-03-15
File: 224 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781465491664

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An eagle soaring among the clouds or a star twinkling in the night sky . . . a camel in the desert or a boat sailing across the sea—yoga has the power of transformation. Not only does it strengthen bodies and calm minds, but with a little imagination, it can show us that anything is possible. New York Times bestselling illustrator Peter H. Reynolds and author and certified yoga instructor Susan Verde team up again in this book about creativity and the power of self-expression. I Am Yoga encourages children to explore the world of yoga and make room in their hearts for the world beyond it. A kid-friendly guide to 17 yoga poses is included.

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Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Author: Susan Verde
Publisher: Abrams
Release: 2015-09-08
File: 32 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781613128497

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This collection of original essays on Yoga in honour of Professor Gerald James Larson provides fascinating new insights into the yoga traditions of India as a historical and pluralistic phenomenon flourishing in a variety of religious and philosophical contexts.

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Genre: Health & Fitness
Author: Gerald James Larson
Publisher: BRILL
Release: 2005
File: 478 Pages
ISBN-13: 9789004147577

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While Indian Philosophy has been in our time the object of mainly academic interest Yoga has become in recent decades and object of wide spread popular interest particularly in the west. But from at least the time of the Upanisads till Aurobindo Yoga has been an important source of inspiration to philosophy in Indian and philosophy in turn has often provided in turn has often provided an initial impetus and motivation for the practice of yoga and has produced various interpretations of Yogic experiences. It is therefore most appropriate that Yoga and Indian philosophy be given equal attention both in the context of academic research and in the framework of popularising Yoga.

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Genre: Philosophy, Indic
Author: Karel Werner
Publisher: Motilal Banarsidass Publ.
Release: 1998
File: 190 Pages
ISBN-13: 8120816099

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Yoga Baby spreads her arms out like a butterfly. Yoga Baby crouches down like a frog. 'Little Yoga' is a gentle and fun introduction to a balanced yoga sequence that even the youngest child will enjoy.

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Genre: Exercises
Author: Rebecca Whitford
Publisher: Random House
Release: 2005
File: 28 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780091893491

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Teaching Yoga is an essential resource for new and experienced teachers as well as a guide for all yoga students interested in refining their skills and knowledge. Addressing 100% of the teacher training curriculum standards set by Yoga Alliance, the world's leading registry and accreditation source for yoga teachers and schools, Teaching Yoga is also ideal for use as a core textbook in yoga teacher training programs. Drawing on a wide spectrum of perspectives, and featuring more than 150 photographs and illustrations, the book covers fundamental topics of yoga philosophy and history, including a historical presentation of classical yoga literature: the Vedas, Upanishads, Bhagavad Gita, Yoga Sutras of Pataljali, and the main historical sources on tantra and early hatha yoga. Each of the eleven major styles of contemporary yoga is described, with a brief history of its development and the distinguishing elements of its teachings. Exploring traditional and modern aspects of anatomy and physiology, the book provides extensive support and tools for teaching 108 yoga poses (asanas), breathing techniques (pranayama), and meditation. Teaching Yoga offers practical advice for classroom setup, planning and sequencing classes, as well as the process involved in becoming a teacher and sustaining oneself in the profession. The book has over 200 bibliographic sources, a comprehensive index, and a useful appendix that lists associations, institutes, organizations, and professional resources for yoga teachers. From the Trade Paperback edition.

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Genre: Health & Fitness
Author: Mark Stephens
Publisher: North Atlantic Books
Release: 2011-09-06
File: 432 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781583944721

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Ashtanga Yoga: Practice and Philosophy is the first book of its kind, presenting a comprehensive guide to all eight limbs of Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga. Join author Gregor Maehle, a seasoned yogi and compassionate teacher, as he guides you through: • the history and lineage of yoga • the fundamentals of breath, bandhas (energy locks within the body), drishti (the focal point of the gaze), and vinyasa (sequential movement) • a detailed breakdown of the asanas of the Ashtanga Primary Series, following the traditional vinyasa count • a lively and authentic rendering of the complete Yoga Sutra of Patanjali, yoga's ancient sacred text • a glossary of yoga terminology In the asana section, Maehle describes each posture with clear, meticulous instructions, photographs, anatomical illustrations, and practical tips. Information on the mythological background and yogic context of specific postures brings further insight to the practice. In the philosophy section, Maehle illuminates the Yoga Sutra using the major ancient commentaries as well as his own insights. This volume makes the entire path of Ashtanga Yoga accessible to modern practitioners. Both practical guide and spiritual treatise, Ashtanga Yoga is an excellent introduction to the eight limbs of yoga and an invaluable resource for any yoga teacher or practitioner.

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Genre: Health & Fitness
Author: Gregor Maehle
Publisher: New World Library
Release: 2011-02-09
File: 320 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781577319863

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Presents photographs and descriptions of a variety of simplified yoga poses designed especially for people who cannot manage traditional beginning moves; including warm-ups, practice sessions, and exercises for specific problem areas.

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Genre: Health & Fitness
Author: Miriam Austin
Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.
Release: 2000
File: 108 Pages
ISBN-13: 0806943394

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On the Haṭha Yoga tradition based on age old practice in Mysore Palace, with illustrations of asanas from the Yoga section of Śrītattvanidhi by Kr̥ṣṇarāja Vaḍeyara, III, Maharaja of Mysore, fl. 1799-1868; includes English translation of the text.

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Genre: Health & Fitness
Author: N. E. Sjoman
Publisher: Abhinav Publications
Release: 1999
File: 124 Pages
ISBN-13: 8170173892

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