2 100 Asanas Book
Score: 4
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2 100 Asanas


  • Author : Daniel Lacerda
  • Publisher : Black Dog & Leventhal
  • Release Date : 2015-12-01
  • Genre: Health & Fitness
  • Pages : 736
  • ISBN 10 : 9780316270625

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2 100 Asanas Excerpt :

This fully-illustrated New York Times bestseller categorizes an astonishing 2,100 yoga poses through photographs and descriptions for optimal benefit including adaptations for all levels of expertise and ages. A thoughtful, inspiring, meticulously-crafted guide to the practice of yoga, 2,100 Asanas will explore hundreds of familiar poses along with modified versions designed to bring more healthful options to yogis of all experience and ability. Organized into eight sections for the major types of poses -- standing, seated, core, quadruped, inversions, prone, supine and backbends -- and each section gently progresses from easy to more challenging. Each pose is accompanied by the name of the pose in English and Sanskrit, the Drishti point (eye gaze), the chakras affected and primary benefits.

Asanas Book
Score: 5
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Asanas


  • Author : Dharma Mittra
  • Publisher : New World Library
  • Release Date : 2002-12
  • Genre: Health & Fitness
  • Pages : 674
  • ISBN 10 : 9781577314028

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Asanas Excerpt :

Yoga is more popular than ever and this compact, illustrated guide to hundreds of yoga postures is for practitioners across all cultures and ages. 700 photos.

Yoga Sequencing Book

Yoga Sequencing


  • Author : Mark Stephens
  • Publisher : North Atlantic Books
  • Release Date : 2012-09-18
  • Genre: Health & Fitness
  • Pages : 528
  • ISBN 10 : 9781583945278

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Yoga Sequencing Excerpt :

Yoga Sequencing: Designing Transformative Yoga Classes presents the essential principles and methods for planning and sequencing yoga classes. Addressing one of the most popular topics in the yoga profession, this book offers sixty-seven model sequences of yoga poses (asanas) that cover the broad range of yoga student experience, including multiple sequences for beginning, intermediate, and advanced students; yoga for kids, teens, women across the life cycle, and seniors; classes to relieve depression and anxiety; and sequences for each of the major chakras and ayurvedic constitutions. Each sequence provides guidance for teaching the different breathing (pranayama) and meditation techniques that give yoga its transformative power. Enhanced with over 2,000 instructional photos and an elaborate guide to the constituent elements of over 150 yoga asanas, the book draws equally from ancient yoga philosophy and contemporary insights into functional anatomy, biomechanics, and kinesiology. The nuanced interrelationships among asanas within and between the seven asana families are explored and the anatomy of opening and stabilizing each pose is explained for sequences designed around specific needs and intentions. A comprehensive appendix includes a glossary of yoga-related terms, an alphabetical asana index with thumbnail photographs of each asana, a class planning worksheet, representative sequences from several popular styles of hatha yoga, and a list of resources for further exploring sequencing and the larger practice of teaching yoga. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Science of Yoga Book
Score: 5
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Science of Yoga


  • Author : Ann Swanson
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2019-03-15
  • Genre: Health & Fitness
  • Pages : 218
  • ISBN 10 : 9781465491664

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Science of Yoga Excerpt :

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.

The Complete Book of Vinyasa Yoga Book

The Complete Book of Vinyasa Yoga


  • Author : Srivatsa Ramaswami
  • Publisher : Da Capo Lifelong Books
  • Release Date : 2005-07-07
  • Genre: Health & Fitness
  • Pages : 288
  • ISBN 10 : 1569244022

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The Complete Book of Vinyasa Yoga Excerpt :

Sri T. Krishnamacharya (1888–1989) was the most influential figure in the last 100 years in the field of yoga. Many of today's best-known yoga teachers—including his brother-in-law B. K. S. Iyengar, his son T. K. V. Desikachar, and Pattabhi Jois, founder of Ashtanga yoga—studied with him and modeled their own yoga styles after his practice and teaching. Yet, despite his renowned status, Krishnamacharya's wisdom has never before been made completely available, just as he taught it. Now, in The Complete Book of Vinyasa Yoga, Srivatsa Ramaswami—Krishnamacharya's longest-standing student outside his own family—presents his master's teachings of yogasanas in unprecedented detail. Drawing upon his 33 years of direct study, beginning in 1955 and continuing nearly until his teacher's death, Ramaswami presents more than nine hundred poses and variations in logically structured sequences, precisely describing Krishnamacharya's complete Vinyasakrama system. Along with every movement of each yoga posture, he covers the proper breathing techniques for each pose—something no other book also derived from Krishnamacharya's teaching does. Nearly 1,000 full-color photographs are featured in this authoritative landmark presentation of the study practiced by the "grandfather of modern yoga."

Yoga Book

Yoga


  • Author : Susan Hollister
  • Publisher : Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • Release Date : 2017-05-23
  • Genre: Physical fitness
  • Pages : 216
  • ISBN 10 : 154685102X

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Yoga Excerpt :

"Do you feel sluggish, mentally exhausted, or disconnected from life? Whether you want to (1) increase your strength and flexibility (2) relieve pain and prevent injury, or (3) reduce stress and become happier, then keep reading to discover how to easily do this with the best yoga positions of all time!"--Amazon.

Yoga for Everyone Book

Yoga for Everyone


  • Author : Dianne Bondy
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2019-04-02
  • Genre: Health & Fitness
  • Pages : 256
  • ISBN 10 : 9781465499134

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Yoga for Everyone Excerpt :

Yoga is for every body, including yours! For years, yoga books have asked readers to bend over backward (literally!) to conform to their physical demands. It's time for the opposite-for readers to demand that yoga conform to their individual needs. It's time for a yoga book to reflect the broader population that would benefit from a yoga practice geared toward them. It's time for Yoga for Everyone! This book offers yoga for every type of body: those who are big, small, elderly, pregnant, or of various physical abilities-everyone. No matter who you are or what you look like or what your abilities are, you can do all 50 poses in this book. The variations to classic poses in this book will also allow you to perform all 10 sequences, which combine different poses into one singular experience and focus on specific physical and mental benefits. So forget what you've heard. Yoga isn't just for the privileged few. It's meant to be enjoyed by everybody and every body. Yes, you can do yoga-and Yoga for Everyone will show you how! --------------------------------- "Dianne is a wonderful teacher with a voice and a message that's absolutely needed not only in the yoga community but also in the world. I'd go as far as to say that this book is the most important yoga book released this year. This book smashes the myth of the thin, able-bodied yogi and provides a safe introduction to the art of yoga in a way that's accessible to all. Yoga is for everyone!" - Rachel Brathen, author of Yoga Girl "Dianne Bondy is truly a leader in the yoga world. Her unwavering commitment to accessibility and inclusiveness is demonstrated perfectly in her new book, Yoga for Everyone. This is a great book for yoga teachers and yoga students of all levels. If you're intimated by the conventional imagery of yoga, if you think yoga isn't for you, or if you're a teacher looking for tools to make the practice approachable for everyone, this book will be a valuable tool. Yoga is an ancient science of the sou

Yoga Anatomy Book
Score: 5
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Yoga Anatomy


  • Author : Leslie Kaminoff
  • Publisher : Human Kinetics
  • Release Date : 2011-10-28
  • Genre: Health & Fitness
  • Pages : 348
  • ISBN 10 : 9781492583417

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Yoga Anatomy Excerpt :

The best-selling anatomy guide for yoga is now updated, expanded, and better than ever! With more asanas, vinyasas, full-color anatomical illustrations, and in-depth information, the second edition of YogaAnatomy provides you with a deeper understanding of the structures and principles underlying each movement and of yoga itself. From breathing to inversions to standing poses, see how specific muscles respond to the movements of the joints; how alterations of a pose can enhance or reduce effectiveness; and how the spine, breathing, and body position are all fundamentally linked. Whether you are just beginning your journey or have been practicing yoga for years, Yoga Anatomy will be an invaluable resource—one that allows you to see each movement in an entirely new light. With Yoga Anatomy, Second Edition, authors Leslie Kaminoff and Amy Matthews, both internationally recognized experts and teachers in anatomy, breathing, and bodywork, have created the ultimate reference for yoga practitioners, instructors, and enthusiasts alike.

Essential Yoga Book

Essential Yoga


  • Author : Olivia H. Miller
  • Publisher : Chronicle Books
  • Release Date : 2013-01-11
  • Genre: Health & Fitness
  • Pages : 240
  • ISBN 10 : 9781452125671

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Essential Yoga Excerpt :

“One of the simplest yet most comprehensive yoga books to be published in recent memory, Miller’s work could become a classic . . . appropriate for all levels.” —Publishers Weekly From the bestselling author of The Yoga Deck comes Essential Yoga—the only hatha yoga book to offer this many poses (over 100), this many illustrations (over 180), and this many suggested sequences (over 50). Focusing on the poses themselves, it provides clear, concise instructions and detailed illustrations for each. It also includes six classic moving meditations (such as Sun Salutation and Camel Vinyasa), ten beginner-to-advanced sessions, and 48 mini-sequences designed to build strength for specific activities or alleviate health problems. Essential Yoga combines physical poses (asanas), breathing exercises (pranayamas), and meditations (dhyanas) into a simple and complete reference guide for yoga practitioners of all levels. Along the way, author Olivia Miller provides guidance on proper technique and alignment; modifications for beginners or those with knee, neck, or back pain; suggestions for preventing injury; and ways to keep a regular practice interesting and active.

Hatha Yoga Asanas Book
Score: 3.5
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Hatha Yoga Asanas


  • Author : Daniel DiTuro
  • Publisher : Human Kinetics
  • Release Date : 2012-01-25
  • Genre: Health & Fitness
  • Pages : 192
  • ISBN 10 : 9781492582489

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Hatha Yoga Asanas Excerpt :

Finally, an easy-to-use quick-reference guide that captures the beauty and essence of hatha yoga itself. Hatha Yoga Asanas: Pocket Guide for Personal Practice features full-color photos, basic movement cues, the English and Sanskrit names, and difficulty ratings for over 150 poses, including these Bound angle Bow Bridge Chair Child's Cobra Crescent lunge Crow Dancer I Downward-facing dog Forward bend Garland Half moon Headstand Intense side stretch Lord of the fishes Lotus Pigeon Shoulder stand Side angle Staff Tree Triangle Upward-facing dog Warrior Wheel Simple, attractive, and convenient, Hatha Yoga Asanas: Pocket Guide for Personal Practice is the one reference every practitioner and instructor should own.

Principles and Themes in Yoga Therapy Book

Principles and Themes in Yoga Therapy


  • Author : James Foulkes
  • Publisher : Singing Dragon
  • Release Date : 2017-07-21
  • Genre: Health & Fitness
  • Pages : 240
  • ISBN 10 : 9780857011947

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Principles and Themes in Yoga Therapy Excerpt :

Yoga has become increasingly popular in mainstream culture, with varied interpretations of how it should be taught and practiced, and increased awareness of its beneficial effects as a healing modality. As a result, yoga therapy has emerged as an effective alternative approach to health and wellness. Explaining the principles and underpinning ideas presented by the yoga therapy movement, James Foulkes identifies the methods leading to the most effective practice. Applying a principles-based approach, he explores the concept of delivering yoga therapeutically and discusses more complete ways of thinking about anatomy and the wholeness of the human being, using theories, illustrations, and case studies. Yoga therapy practitioners will learn to improve their work and more effectively support their clients.

Yoga  For Beginners  Your Guide To Master Yoga Poses While Strengthening Your Body  Calming Your Mind And Be Stress Free  Book

Yoga For Beginners Your Guide To Master Yoga Poses While Strengthening Your Body Calming Your Mind And Be Stress Free


  • Author : Emily Oddo
  • Publisher : White Flower Publishing
  • Release Date : 2018-05-25
  • Genre: Health & Fitness
  • Pages : null
  • ISBN 10 : 978186723xxxx

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Yoga For Beginners Your Guide To Master Yoga Poses While Strengthening Your Body Calming Your Mind And Be Stress Free Excerpt :

Body, Calming Your Mind And Be Stress-Free! I think you will agree with me when I say, the world is a pretty crazy place. I mean we all wake up early in the morning, take our breakfast, disappear into our daily responsibilities (which can be work or school), return home, try to get some few hours of sleep and then wake up and repeat everything again. What are we really doing to ourselves? We have made ourselves so busy that we have lost touch with our inner selves; which is okay except for the fact that, that type of life is affecting our health negatively by piling up stress in your body and mind. You know what we need, a breather and this guide has the perfect one for you. YOGA! Yes, you heard me. For a long time now, yoga has been known to work wonders on the body and mind. Basically, it helps you get in touch with your inner self in a process that releases stress from your body, calms your mind and boosts your strength. After a session of yoga, you glow and feel light. Now, who wouldn't want that? This guide will introduce you to this magical method known as yoga. By reading it, you will get to know the history of yoga, the benefits of yoga, what to expect from yoga classes and what you need to start practicing it. You will also learn some yoga postures and routines that you can do to free your mind from stress while strengthening your body. Are you ready to learn how to channel your inner yogi? Here's what we'll cover in this Yoga For Beginners book: ✓Section 1: A Deep Understanding Of Yoga ✓Section 2: Pre-Yoga Orientation And Preparation ✓Section 3: Basic Yoga Poses ✓Section 4: Basic Yoga Routines ✓Section 5: Yoga Diet ✓Section 6: Frequently Asked Questions Get Your Copy Today!

Instructing Hatha Yoga  2E Book

Instructing Hatha Yoga 2E


  • Author : Ambrosini, Diane M.
  • Publisher : Human Kinetics
  • Release Date : 2015-11-09
  • Genre: Health & Fitness
  • Pages : 392
  • ISBN 10 : 9781450484657

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Instructing Hatha Yoga 2E Excerpt :

Now in its second edition, Instructing Hatha Yoga is a comprehensive guide to developing the knowledge and qualities of a confident and truly qualified yoga instructor. The updated edition includes revised poses complete with instructions, a web resource, and sample children’s and prenatal classes.

The Illustrated Light on Yoga Book

The Illustrated Light on Yoga


  • Author : B. K. S. Iyengar
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1993
  • Genre: Yoga
  • Pages : 162
  • ISBN 10 : 1855382792

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The Illustrated Light on Yoga Excerpt :

This Classic Book Is A Comprehensive Introduction To Yoga With Detailed Descriptions Of Over 200 Postures And 14 Breathing Exercises.