Complete Illustrated Guide - Yoga

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9780007131136: Complete Illustrated Guide - Yoga

A comprehensive and beautifully illustrated practical guide to yoga, one of the most popular forms of exercise in the world. With easy-to-follow step-by-step guides to the classic yoga postures, as well as a detailed explanation of all aspects of yoga, this is the essential companion to yoga for students and teachers.

Yoga is practised by millions of people all over the world who have discovered its many benefits to mind, body and spirit, helping them to cope with today’s fast-moving, high-pressured society. This extensive guide, fully illustrated throughout, combines practical information on how to perform the various postures as well as detailed information about yoga itself. Complete Illustrated Guide to Yoga includes:
• the history and origins of yoga
• information of the varied schools of yoga- which one is right for you?
• the benefits of yoga as a ‘preventative medicine’
• how to integrate yoga into your daily life
• preparing for yoga and the art of relaxation
• the importance of breathing correctly and how to do it
• easy-to-follow step-by-step guides to yoga postures, complete with specially commissioned ‘how-to’ photographs
• how to plan your own yoga programme

Packed with information, advice and full-colour photographs and illustrations, this practical guide is an invaluable aid to improving health and well-being through the postures, exercises and breathing techniques of yoga.

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The practice of yoga has attracted millions of people all over the world, simply because yoga works. The ability to relax both mind and body is vital to coping with our fast-moving society and beneficial in relieving a wide range of stress-related health problems. Yoga provides the link between mind and body. With full and detailed explanation of all aspects of yoga, this extensively illustrated and easy-to-follow guide is an invaluable aid to improving health and well-being through breathing and posture exercises. Clear step-by-step photographs demonstrate how to achieve the yoga poses and develop a yoga program that will have far-reaching benefits. This practical guide includes:
• the history and origins of yoga
• yoga in daily life
• correct breathing techniques
• benefits of yoga
• planning your yoga program

About the Author:

Howard Kent is the founder and director of the Yoga for Health Foundation, which runs over 120 groups around Britain and has branches or representatives in 23 different countries. It has a worldwide reputation for its therapeutic work, ranging from the treatment of unrelieved stress to major chronic disabilities such as cancer, MS and Parkinson’s. He is the author of a number of successful books on yoga and his career has encompassed journalism, film, television and theatre.

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Kent, Howard
Published by Element Books Ltd. (2003)
ISBN 10: 0007131135 ISBN 13: 9780007131136
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1

Book Description Element Books Ltd., 2003. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0007131135

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