From the new Big Little Book series, this book guides the reader through all aspects of yoga, one of the most popular forms of exercise in the world. Contains step-by-step pictures and detailed explanations of classic yoga postures, patterns of movement and breathing.
Yoga is more than just a series of exercises, and can be used by anyone to promote their own health and well-being, both physically and mentally. It is practised by millions of people all over the world, often to help them cope with today’s fast-moving, high-pressured society.
This comprehensive guide includes:
• Information on energy, diet and lifestyle
• Step-by-step guides to the basic exercises
• The history and origins of yoga
• Information on the varied schools of yoga
• 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
• How to plan your personal yoga program
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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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Book Description Thorsons, 2004. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX000716680X
Book Description Thorsons, 2004. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P11000716680X
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