Hatha Yoga Illustrated

Author: Martin Kirk
Publisher: Human Kinetics
ISBN: 0736062033
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Experience the physical benefits and body awareness from hatha yoga—the most popular form of yoga today. Hatha Yoga Illustrated presents nearly 650 full-color photos to visually demonstrate 77 standard poses from hatha yoga that apply to all major hatha styles including Iyengar, Astanga, Anusara, and Bikram.

Individual poses are presented from start to finish, showing you how to achieve proper alignment and breathing to ensure challenging yet safe execution. The result is an increase in the effectiveness, both physically and mentally, you’ll experience with each pose. Several pose variations based on your personal preference, ability, and fitness level are also included.

Eleven sample yoga routines show how to assemble the poses into workouts that meet your specific time, difficulty, and intensity parameters. Colorful and comprehensive, Hatha Yoga Illustrated is organized for your ultimate convenience and use. Use it to guide your muscles, as well as your mind, and increase strength and stamina, reduce stress and anxiety, reduce blood pressure, and increase flexibility.

The Yoga Bible

Author: Christina Brown
Publisher: Walking Stick Press
ISBN: 1582972427
Size: 58.57 MB
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Featuring over 150 yogic postures from the main schools of yoga, including lyengar and Astanga Vinyasa, this book is a comprehensive illustrated step-by-step guide to achieving each posture. It offers advice on altering postures where necessary, enabling beginners to try more difficult positions. Experienced yoga practitioners will also find a number of challenging, advanced positions--perfect inspiration for developing their practice. In addition to postures, the book includes notes on various types of yoga practices as well as a summary of well-known traditional schools of yoga and how they vary. Readers will also find advice from the author on breathing techniques and the benefits of yoga in healing, pregnancy, de-stressing and meditation.

Yoga At Home Easy Learning Yoga With 80 Poses Yoga For All Body Types 11 Yoga Poses For Stress Anxiety Relief Weight Loss Hatha Yoga Illustrated

Author: Kita book
Publisher:
ISBN: B073XQ7H5Y
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Table of content
Chapter I: Benefits of yoga excercies and why you should do it
Chapter II: Before you begin yoga practice
Chapter III: How to get your yoga postures correct
Chapter IV: 80 yoga poses
Chapter V: 11 Yoga Poses for Stress, Anxiety Relief & Weight Loss

Essential Yoga An Illustrated Guide To Over 100 Yoga Poses And Meditations

Author: Olivia H. Miller
Publisher: Chronicle Books
ISBN: 0811841154
Size: 66.44 MB
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From the author of the best-selling 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). Practical and interactive, it focuses on the poses themselves, providing clear, concise instructions and detailed illustrations for each, all in a lay-flat format that's easy to refer to during yoga practice. It also includes six classic moving meditations (such as Sun Salutation and Camel Vinyasa), 10 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. For beginners as much as experts looking for one complete book that has it all, Essential Yoga is it.

The Complete Illustrated Book Of Yoga

Author: Swami Vishnu-devananda
Publisher: Harmony
ISBN: 0517884313
Size: 51.83 MB
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Since 1960, more than 1 million people have used this classic guide to tap the incredible power of yoga. The attractive new edition, in a new size, will appeal to a wide audience of contemporary yoga students.

Yoga Anatomy 2nd Edition

Author: Leslie Kaminoff
Publisher: Human Kinetics
ISBN: 1450400248
Size: 28.12 MB
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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 Yoga Anatomy 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.


Yoga As Medicine The Yogic Prescription For Health And Healing

Author: Yoga Journal
Publisher: Bantam
ISBN: 0553384066
Size: 28.93 MB
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The definitive book of yoga therapy, this groundbreaking work comes to you from the medical editor of the country’s premier yoga magazine, who is both a practicing yogi and a Western-trained physician.

Beginning with an overview of the history and science of yoga, Dr. McCall describes the many different techniques in the yoga tool kit; explains what yoga does and who can benefit from it (virtually everyone!); and provides lavishly illustrated and minutely detailed instructions on starting a yoga practice geared to your fitness level and your health status. Yoga as Medicine offers a wealth of practical information, including how to:

•Utilize yogic tools, including postures, breathing techniques, and meditation, for both prevention and healing of illness

•Master the art of becoming more in tune with your body

•Communicate more effectively with your doctor

•Adopt therapeutic yoga practices as either an alternative or a complement to surgery and to expensive, sometimes dangerous medications

•Practice safely

Find an instructor and a style of yoga that are right for you. With twenty chapters devoted to the work of individual master teachers, including such well-known figures as Patricia Walden, John Friend, and Rodney Yee, Yoga as Medicine shows how these experts have applied the wisdom of this ancient holistic practice to twenty different conditions, ranging from arthritis to chronic fatigue, depression, heart disease, HIV/AIDS, infertility, insomnia, multiple sclerosis, and obesity. Defining yoga as “a systematic technology to improve the body, understand the mind, and free the spirit,“ Dr. McCall shows the way to a path that can truly alter your life.

An indispensable guide for the millions who now practice yoga or would like to begin, as well as for yoga teachers, body workers, doctors, nurses, and other health professionals.

The Student S Manual Of Yoga Anatomy 30 Essential Poses Analyzed Explained And Illustrated

Author: Sally Parkes
Publisher: Fair Winds Press
ISBN: 1592337317
Size: 37.90 MB
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The Student's Manual of Yoga Anatomy is the essential guide for anyone looking to understand the importance of doing yoga poses correctly in order to maximize the benefit and avoid pain and injury. With the guidance of Sally Parkes and Joanna Culley, students and instructors glean a simple and clear understanding of the practice of yoga.

Work through 50 step-by-step illustrated poses (asanas) that are perfect for working through each section of the body. Including an overview of the musculoskeletal system to explain the body systems and terminology discussed. Then it deeply introduces yoga, looking at the styles of Hatha yoga, movements of the spine and its axis points, how levers change the intensity of each asana, types of muscle activity, and the science of breathing. Full-color anatomical illustrations and clear, concise text of 50 common yoga asanas make the science easy to understand, and allow a deeper understanding of yoga and how it works with the body, allowing readers to easily apply what they learn to their own practice. Clear notes describe the type of muscle activation, plane of movement, axis of the spine, and options for practical modifications to allow for individual ability and injury rehabilitation. You'll also discover a list of sequences to link the asanas together to form a complete workout routine for a healthy lifestyle.

Featuring some of the most popular asanas:

- Mountain Pose - Tadasana

- Warrior 1 and 2 - Virabhadrasana 1 and 2

- Chair Pose - Utkatasana

- Dancer's Pose - Natarajasana

- Eagle Pose - Garudasana

- Hands to Feet Pose - Padangustasana

- Staff Pose - Dandasana

- Boat Pose - Navasana

- Seated Half Lotus - Ardha Baddha Padma Paschimottanasana

- Cat/Cow Pose - Marjaryasana/Bitilasana

- Locust Pose - Salambasana

- Upward Dog Pose - Urdhva Mukha Svanasana


Yoga For Beginners

Author: Mark Ansari
Publisher: William Morrow Paperbacks
ISBN: 0062736485
Size: 54.94 MB
Format: PDF
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A unique hands-free, eye-level, step by step guide

  • Beginner and intermediate programs

  • Full range of sequences

  • Breathing Exercises

  • Meditation techniques

  • Modified programs for those less able

Hatha Yoga Illustrated

Author: Martin Kirk
Publisher: Human Kinetics 1
ISBN: 9780736051224
Size: 79.85 MB
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"Eleven sample yoga routines show how to assemble the poses into workouts based on difficulty, intensity, and duration. Colorful and comprehensive, Hatha Yoga Illustrated is organized for your ultimate convenience and use."--Jacket.

Hatha Yoga Illustrated

Author: Martin Kirk
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781450488082
Size: 54.72 MB
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Experience the physical benefits and body awareness from hatha yoga, the most popular form of yoga today. This book uses nearly 650 full-color photos to visually demonstrate 77 standard poses that apply to all major hatha styles.

The Complete Illustrated Book Of Yoga

Author: Swami Vishnu Devananda
Publisher: Harmony
ISBN: 030778620X
Size: 54.74 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Since 1960, more than 1 million people have used this classic guide to tap the incredible power of yoga. The attractive new edition, in a new size, will appeal to a wide audience of contemporary yoga students.

Essential Yoga

Author: Olivia H. Miller
Publisher: Chronicle Books
ISBN: 1452125678
Size: 41.37 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
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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.

The Yoga Bible

Author: Christina Brown
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1841814814
Size: 41.69 MB
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The book encourages yoga beginners and experts alike to find a yoga sequence that suits their personal needs and abilities.

Hatha Yoga

Author: Ulrica Norberg
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.
ISBN: 1626366977
Size: 50.94 MB
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For the 16.5 million yoga practitioners in America, Swedish yoga instructor Ulrica Norberg's fresh look at Hatha yoga ("the way of the body") will be a perfect entrée to the art of exercising to produce a strong mind and a harmonious soul.