The author of Yoga Journal's most-read column presents the first holistic guide to yoga A user-friendly guide illustrated with 240 two-color photographs and illustrations, Yoga Mind, Body & Spirit sets forth the tenets of this gentle yet rigorous exercise as no other book has. Integrating the teachings of every tradition, internationally renowned yoga instructor Donna Farhi reveals how yoga enhances the connections between the mind, body, and spirit. She outlines the seven simple movement principles that underlie all human motion and provides exercises to help readers understand how they can achieve all yoga postures. She also discusses the ten ethical precepts that are the foundation of all yoga teachings and explains how to incorporate them into a spiritually and emotionally rewarding inner practice. At the heart of Yoga Mind, Body & Spirit are more than seventy-five yoga asanas or postures. Each is one pictured and described in detail, and they are arranged into related groups--including standing postures, sitting postures, arm balances, and breathing practices--or easy reference. A selection of yoga practices of varying lengths and levels of difficulty provides challenges and inspiration for beginner, intermediate, and advanced students. A huge resurgence of interest in yoga is sweeping the country. With its broad scope and holistic approach, Yoga Mind, Body & Spirit is the ideal book for today's mainstream audience.
Problem concentrating? Try yoga. Before I discovered yoga and Buddhism my worries and complaints were many. Physical aches and a broken self- esteem plague my personal and professional life. Since taking the leap into the world of yoga all that has changed. This is why I wrote this guide, so others could experience the joy to be unleashed when the mind and body become free through yoga meditation and exercise. It is something well worth the go. Don’t miss your chance. Download this powerful guide and refresh your mind, body and spirit with the miracle steps in yoga.
Author: Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Centre (London, England)
Pubpsher: DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley)
Category: Health & Fitness
A positive guide to enhancing one's health, happiness, and spiritual well-being outlines the five basic principles of yoga, explaining how exercise, meditation, breathing, relaxation, and diet can improve everyday life and providing recipes and step-by-step photographs for basic yoga postures. Original.
A new edition of this in-depth guide to yoga, based on Swami Vishnu-Devanandaâe(tm)s five yoga principles. Develop your mental and physical potential, nourish yourself with simple, wholesome food and begin to take control of the stresses and tensions of everyday living by following Swami Vishnu-Devanandaâe(tm)s five yoga principles: exercise, breathing, relaxation, diet and meditation.All the yoga essentials are covered in simple easy-to-follow, step-by-steps: from the Sun Salutation and 12 basic asana, to diet and meditation techniques. For yoga enthusiasts whatever their age or fitness level.(Content taken from the previous edition of Yoga Mind & Body)
A complete manual for physical and spiritual well-being from the founder of the OM yoga center. In Yoga Body, Buddha Mind, the first book to give readers the best of both inextricably linked practices, Cyndi Lee -- author of the bestselling series OM Yoga in a Box -- shares her twenty years of experience as a practicing Tibetan Buddhist and one of the country's most famous yoga instructors. This easy-to-use guide shows readers of all yoga levels how to combine the basic tenets of Buddhism and meditation with yoga practice. Her book offers simple meditation programs and exercise sequences that can be done just about anywhere, in addition to more advanced and rigorous regimens. Written in the same personal, comfortable, and charismatic style that Cyndi Lee has brought to her classes, Yoga Body, Buddha Mind is a comprehensive how-to guide for spiritual well-being and the ultimate enlightening experience.
If you're one of those people that deal with stress on an ongoing basis, there is a way to relieve it all. You can take a few minutes out of your day and forget about your troubles. What you're about to read can change your whole life for the better - that is, if you're willing to embrace it. What is it? Well, it's yoga. When you engage in yoga, you start to forget about everything around you. All the issues that were weighing on you and the stress that was holed up inside of you has disappeared. As you continue to practice regularly, you will have a balanced sense of mind, body and soul. Some people think that yoga is something that started a few years ago. That is farther from the truth. In fact, yoga has been around for over 5,000 years. In addition to relieving stress, yoga can be used to eradicate some health issues, whether they are chronic or acute. Lots of people have concurred that yoga is responsible for getting the body and mindset relaxed. Yoga can also be incorporated in a wellness regimen that other exercise routines are not able to master. In addition to that, yoga sometimes includes meditation. Meditation is used to relax the mind so that you can think clearly. Whether you want to engage in yoga at home or in a class setting, of course, is up to you. You can set your own pace and not have to be rushed to getting to the next level. Besides, most of the yoga techniques start off slow, so you would be able to keep the pace. This book will give you the nuts and bolts of what you need to know to get started.