The Heart Of Yoga

Author: T. K. V. Desikachar
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1594778922
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The first yoga text to outline a step-by-step sequence for developing a complete practice according to viniyoga--yoga adapted to the needs of the individual. • A contemporary classic by a world-renowned teacher. • This new edition adds thirty-two poems by Krishnamacharya that capture the essence of his teachings. Sri Tirumalai Krishnamacharya, who lived to be over 100 years old, was one of the greatest yogis of the modern era. Elements of Krishnamacharya's teaching have become well known around the world through the work of B. K. S. Iyengar, Pattabhi Jois, and Indra Devi, who all studied with Krishnamacharya. Krishnamacharya's son T. K. V. Desikachar lived and studied with his father all his life and now teaches the full spectrum of Krishnamacharya's yoga. Desikachar has based his method on Krishnamacharya's fundamental concept of viniyoga, which maintains that practices must be continually adapted to the individual's changing needs to achieve the maximum therapeutic value. In The Heart of Yoga Desikachar offers a distillation of his father's system as well as his own practical approach, which he describes as "a program for the spine at every level--physical, mental, and spiritual." This is the first yoga text to outline a step-by-step sequence for developing a complete practice according to the age-old principles of yoga. Desikachar discusses all the elements of yoga--poses and counterposes, conscious breathing, meditation, and philosophy--and shows how the yoga student may develop a practice tailored to his or her current state of health, age, occupation, and lifestyle. This is a revised edition of The Heart of Yoga.

Yoga Of Heart

Author: Mark Whitwell
Publisher: Lantern Books
ISBN: 9781590560686
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Truth is not something we have to seek out. It is not something absent and far-off, requiring great effort to find. Truth is present in you as the Life that is you. In Yoga of heart, Los Angeles-based yoga instructor Mark Whitwell takes us back to the time when yoga was first developed to the shamanic past of the Upanishads, when yoga was practiced as a means of acknowledging, enjoying and participating in the source of Life.

Religiousness In Yoga

Author: T. K. V. Desikachar
Publisher: University Press of America
ISBN: 9780819109675
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The value of the book lies in the author's expertise in yogic theory and practice, the questions and responses of the students attending the course, and the many figures designed to facilitate understanding of yogic concepts and practice... both teachers and students will find the book useful as a supplemental text. The questions by the course participants are invaluable to instructors since they reflect the understanding and difficulties of beginning students...

Yoga For Transformation

Author: Gary Kraftsow
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9780140196290
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Presents series of techniques designed to treat the body, emotions, mind, heart, and soul, including breathing techniques to control energy levels, exercises to train and sharpen the intellect, and meditative practices to enhance self-awareness.

Freud And Yoga

Author: Hellfried Krusche
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 0865477590
Size: 53.23 MB
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"A dialogue between a master of yoga and a psychoanalyst about philosophies of mind"--

Yoga For You

Author: Indra Devi
Publisher: Gibbs Smith Publishers
ISBN: 9781586851415
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Orginally published in 1948 as Yoga for Americans, this book was one of the first to be issued in America that provided a program for the practice of the then relatively unknown science of yoga. This new edition is completely revised for the American market--in which yoga currently enjoys an unprecedented popularity--yet retains the honest simplicity that makes Indra Devi one of the great instructors to span two centuries. With simple, easy-to-learn techniques and a down-to-earth approach, the return to print of Yoga for You in English has been long overdue.

The Essence Of Yoga

Author: Bernard Bouanchaud
Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company Incorporated
ISBN:
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An overview of the Patanjali's fundamental text offers an explanation of yoga as an integration of physical and spiritual discipline

Textbook Of Yoga

Author: Yogeswar
Publisher: Penguin Books India
ISBN: 9780143029656
Size: 44.10 MB
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This book is the one that tells you how to practice an asana the right way, to maximum effect, and also explainns how to share your knowledge and teach others the theory and practice of Yoga. This is one of the best handbook of Yoga, which is the ancient India scince of health.

Yoga Mind Body Spirit

Author: Donna Farhi
Publisher: Holt Paperbacks
ISBN: 9781429997430
Size: 67.32 MB
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The author of Yoga Journal's most-read column presents the first holistic guide to yoga A user-friendly guide illustrated with 240 two-color photographs and illustrations, Yoga Mind, Body & Spirit sets forth the tenets of this gentle yet rigorous exercise as no other book has. Integrating the teachings of every tradition, internationally renowned yoga instructor Donna Farhi reveals how yoga enhances the connections between the mind, body, and spirit. She outlines the seven simple movement principles that underlie all human motion and provides exercises to help readers understand how they can achieve all yoga postures. She also discusses the ten ethical precepts that are the foundation of all yoga teachings and explains how to incorporate them into a spiritually and emotionally rewarding inner practice. At the heart of Yoga Mind, Body & Spirit are more than seventy-five yoga asanas or postures. Each is one pictured and described in detail, and they are arranged into related groups--including standing postures, sitting postures, arm balances, and breathing practices--or easy reference. A selection of yoga practices of varying lengths and levels of difficulty provides challenges and inspiration for beginner, intermediate, and advanced students. A huge resurgence of interest in yoga is sweeping the country. With its broad scope and holistic approach, Yoga Mind, Body & Spirit is the ideal book for today's mainstream audience.

Yoga For Wellness

Author: Gary Kraftsow
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9780140195699
Size: 67.82 MB
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The healing properties of yoga are released in a step-by-step guide to Vinivoga, using numerous case studies and specific yoga sequences to reveal the physical and spiritual benefits of this ancient meditation practice. Original.