10-Minute Yoga Workouts: Power Tone Your Body From Top To Toe

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9780007129614: 10-Minute Yoga Workouts: Power Tone Your Body From Top To Toe

Barbara Currie, Britain’s number one name in yoga has written her first new book for a decade which promises to be a bestseller. Suitable for beginners through to experts, it allows every busy person to fit yoga into their day and see the benefits for perfect weight, perfect shape.

Barbara Currie, the UK’s best-known yoga video star provides the perfect programme for busy people who want to get in shape after Christmas. Yoga is one of the best ways to hone muscles, get the perfect stomach, hips, thighs and arms, as well as grow in gracefulness and flexibility. Barbara shows you how.

Suitable for beginners, but with a section of advanced sequences for improvers, the book is suitable for every age group, size or shape.
• Description of yoga poses, with colour photography and 10 minute sequences for effective and enjoyable workouts.
• Specific exercises for toning each major trouble spot of the body
• the 10 minute morning miracle energizer
• Advice on relaxation and diet.
• How to use yoga to counteract specific common health problems.
• Handy, at a glance workout charts.

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Among the many writers on the subject of yoga, Barbara Currie, author of 10-minute Yoga Workouts, has attained a position of considerable respect. She has been teaching yoga for over 30 years, and has some claim to being one of the first to bring about the subject's great popularity today. Known as a popular presenter on GMTV, the sales of her videos (such as The Power of Yoga) have guaranteed vast audiences. So is 10-Minute Yoga Workouts able to present in a book format the invaluable advice that she dispenses in other media? The answer is: definitely!

Subtitled Power Tone your Body from Top to Toe, this large-format, handsomely illustrated book dispenses with the less-than-helpful line drawings found in so many yoga books, and features Barbara Currie herself in large photographs, demonstrating unambiguously such topics as power toning for hips and bottoms, gentle stretching for the thighs, twists to remove tension from the spine and a programme for toning midriff and waistline. Currie does not assume we are fully conversant with the finer points of yoga, and the accessible beginners' work-outs and 10-minute morning energisers are perfect for those coming to yoga for the first time.

10-Minute Yoga Workouts is also simultaneously tailored for the more experienced yoga practitioner--the 40-minute advanced class is perfect for those at a more experienced level. Whether you're using simple stretching to relax mind and body, looking for ways to combat tiredness and lack of energy or using yoga to alleviate particular medical conditions, all of these topics may be found in this colourful and accessible guide. --Barry Forshaw

Review:

‘Barbara is a living endorsement for what keeping fit can do for you.’ Woman magazine

‘the super supple guru who has got us all reaching for our exercise mats.’ The Sun

‘She’s a great advert for yoga.’ OK! magazine

‘…a shining example of what yoga can do for you.’ Good Health magazine

‘the UK’s first lady of Yoga.’ Yorkshire Evening Post

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