This book is a great introduction to yoga practice and philosophy for small children and can also help adults get started. Also includes guidelines for relaxation and healthy foods.
The Science of Yoga draws on a hidden wealth of science, history, and surprising facts to cut through the fog that surrounds contemporary yoga and to show - for the first time - what is uplifting and beneficial and what is delusional, flaky, and dangerous. At heart, it illuminates the risks and rewards. The book takes the rea... read more
Celebrates BKS Iyengar's 90th birthday in January 2008. This book describes BKS Iyengar's life and teachings.
This is the definitive guide to the practice of this ancient art' Natural Health. This is a comprehensive and highly illustrated guide which offers a unique insight into yoga. B.S. Iyengar, the world's leading teacher, outlines the philosophy and ideas behind this ancient practise and details effective therapeutic yoga prog... read more
Legend has it that hidden in the remote reaches of the Himalayan mountains lies a secret that would have saved Ponce de Leon from years of fruitless searching. There, generations of Tibetan monks have passed down a series of exercises with mystical, age-reversing properties. Known as the Tibetan Rites of Rejuvenation or the F... read more
Introducing kids to the magic of yoga Magic Me is the second in a series of books (Who am I? being the first) by author Jane Wiesner, to introduce children and adults to the magic of yoga. It is primarily a children's picture book for anyone interested in yoga - it is simply an interactive journey of fun for all age groups. I... read more
From basic postures to more advanced meditation, this guide explains how yoga can contribute to your general well-being. Whether you are mum-to-be or tackling midlife challenges, find postures to help you meet life with peace of mind and renewed vitality.
Completely restructured to focus more on the how-to components of yoga, this step-by-step guide replaces photos with all-new two-color line illustrations that not only show readers what the various yoga postures look like, but how to get in and out of them easily and painlessly. Non-intimidating and easy-to-follow exercises s... read more
A Step-by-step Guide to the Iyengar Method of Yoga, for Relaxation, Health and Well-beingThis title offers a practical, easy-to-follow yoga course, with step-by-step photographic guidance, written by one of the leading exponents of the Iyengar method of yoga today. Learn to practice yoga safely with easy-to-follow postures, s... read more
This title lets you see inside every yoga pose! With clear, expert instruction and full-color, detailed anatomical drawings, "Yoga Anatomy" depicts the most common asanas to provide a deeper understanding of the structures and principles underlying each movement and of yoga itself. From breathing to standing poses, see how ea... read more
Tai Chi is a beautiful and health-giving ancient exercise that fosters a relaxed, energised body and a peaceful mind. Expert guidance from Tricia Yu, whose teachers include Yang Style tai chi masters Benjamin Pang Jeng Lo and William C.C. Chen. Tricia is director of the T'ai Chi Centre in Madison, Wisconsin, one of the ol... read more
A clear, practical introduction to Pilates. This form of exercise has been growing in popularity and is taught in most leisure centres. Gem Pilates allows you to practise the various exercises at home with illustrated step-by-step instructions. A clear introduction to what Pilates is, how it has developed since it was inv... read more
Yoga practice helps individuals to find mental and physical balance. It is suitable for all ages and abilities and should bring about a sense of spiritual and physical well-being, as well as suppleness. This text encourages beginners and experts alike to design a yoga sequence to suit their own personal needs and abilities. F... read more
An Exercise System Which Offers You the Best of Both Worlds
More and more people who are burned out from their exercise programmes are turning to yoga, which focuses on breathing, flexibility and quieting the mind, and Pilates, which concentrates on strengthening the core of the body.
But what if one programme off... read more
Internationally renowned and bestselling author Donna Farhi moves yoga practice beyond the mat into our everyday lives, restoring the traditionâs intended function as a complete practical philosophy for daily living. Expanding upon the teachings of Patanjaliâs Yoga Sutras, the core text of the yoga tradition, Donna Farhi ... read more
Draws on the core teachings of yoga to present a practical philosophy for daily living that promotes deeper self-awareness, a more meaningful spiritual life, and physical health. Reprint. 10,000 first printing.
This book explains classical yoga in a modern sense and de-mystifies the principles of yoga philosophy. The benefits of yoga are many and people who practice regularly see great changes in their physical and mental outlook. Classic Yoga explains how to improve your everyday life and find balance and harmony; you will also l... read more
The world of yoga is astonishingly rich in its array of schools and practices. Yet as diverse as they seem, they share a common aim: the discovery of the essence of existence that can be found at the core of our being, and the liberation that comes from that discovery. With this worthy goal in mind, Richard Freeman presents a... read more