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
Yoga Mind, Body & Spirit explains the art of hatha yoga from a perspective that enables westerners to experience authentic yoga practice directly. The principles can be applied to other forms of yoga too.
This book, for students of yoga, meditation, tai chi and bodywork, shows how to use the "healing Tao System" to restore vitality to parts of the body. There are chapters on self-cultivation, Chi Kung breathing, detoxification, sexuality, chronic pain, and raising the chi through meditation.
John Scott is the yoga teacher who helped Madonna sculpt her body to its high level of fitness and toned physique. He is also personal yoga teacher to Sting and Trudi Styler. With this book, Scott introduces the principles of ashtanga yoga to a wider audience. Ashtanga is one of the more dynamic forms of yoga, as powerful an ... read more
Celebrates BKS Iyengar's 90th birthday in January 2008. This book describes BKS Iyengar's life and teachings.
This indispensable guide to Yoga provides clear guidance on the practice of the most important aspects of Yoga. It covers different types, and how they are practised and vary.
Fully comprehensive and practical, it contains an explanation of the history of yoga and the logic behind it. It explains yoga breathing and medi... read more
A visual yoga guide providing step-by-step colour sequences with 360 degree views of key postures. There is also a section showing therapeutic yoga sequences to alleviate over 80 common ailments and ways to combat stress. Suitable for students of all levels of ability and fitness.
Features over 100 key postures, demonstrated in clear step-by-step photographs and graded according to difficulty Provides special help for beginners and expert guidance for more advanced students Explores the techniques of breathing, relaxation and meditation Includes progressive courses for home practice and remedial pro... 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
This book contains practical yoga instruction and words of wisdom for health, happiness and a better world, from BKS Iyengar. Through the writings, experiences and philosophy of the world's greatest yoga guru and teacher, BKS Iyengar, discover what yoga can do for your health, happiness and whole life. This blend of wisdom bo... read more
Yoga came to Tibet from India more than a thousand years ago, and it was quickly absorbed into the culture's rich traditions. In this small book readers will discover Heart Yoga, which developed over the centuries in the Gelukpa tradition of the Dalai Lamas. The program presented here combines popular yoga exercises wtih spec... 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
Discover untapped pools of energy and start the day fresh, mobilised and rejuvenated. This clearly explained text offers practical exercises that should improve muscle tone and sharpen mental abilities.
We all know of the great benefits claimed for this Eastern system of
nutrition, physical exercise and breath control.
People of all ages and abilities are now turning to Yoga to combat stress and tension. And to help them bring balanceto their lifestyle.
In this book, yoga is presented at a very accesible ... read more
The word Yoga means to join or unite. It is the means by which our mind can be made still, quiet and free from all distractions. The body is the house in which heart and mind are reunited. When we practice Yoga, we try to bring back together the light of our heart and the light of our mind to make them one - a natural process... 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
Yoga brings not only a suppleness to the body but also a sense of spiritual and physical well-being to those who practice it. Featuring over 170 postures from the main schools of yoga, "The Yoga Bible" is the ultimate, comprehensive guide to practicing yoga and finding a mental and physical balance in life. The book encourage... read more
The Book Of Yoga is recognised as the classic, definitive guide to this popular subject. Clear, comprehensive and superbly illustrated, the book covers all aspects of the discipline and provides inspiration for beginner and expert alike. It has now been reformatted with a more modern design with full-colour pictures throughou... read more
In her three previous books, Donna Farhi wrote about practicing asana and pranayama, and about integrating the principles of yoga into daily living. In Teaching Yoga, she turns her attention to establishing standards for her own profession. Drawing on decades of teaching experience and training those who teach, she is supreme... read more