Yoga, the ancient mind-body practice, is booming in popularity, but there's no attractively packaged overview for the mainstream enthusiast. Introducing The Little Book of Yoga. This petite hardcover presents all the basics for yoga lovers of every interest and skill level—beginner or advanced, committed or just curious. The contents, broken into five sections for a customizable reading experience, include illustrated pose instructions and practical wisdom that yields rewards on and off the mat. Authoritative yet approachable, compact yet robust, it's a timely offering for a practice that continues to grow. Fans will recognize it as the only fundamental yoga book and gift givers will rejoice in finding the perfect present for the yogi in their life.
Illustrated Poses to Strengthen Your Body, De-Stress and Improve Your Health
Author: Eleanor Hall
There are plenty of reasons to try yoga - strengthen your body, soothe your soul, reduce stress and many more! This easy-to-digest guide has plenty of tips to help you get started and is packed with a variety of poses that target a range of abilities. Be inspired to enjoy all that's best about an AWESOME YOGA LIFESTYLE.
Harness the ancient practice to boost your health and wellbeing
Author: Lucy Lucas
Pubpsher: Hachette UK
Category: Body, Mind & Spirit
Yoga is an ancient practice, harnessing the breath and strengthening the body to boost physical health and mental wellbeing. Whether you want to relax, become more flexible or get in touch with your spiritual side, this book will show you the way. Find out which type of yoga is right for you, experience the calming effects of yoga breathing techniques and learn simple daily practices that will make you feel strong, calm and focused. In this book, expert practitioner Lucy Lucas shows you how to integrate yoga into your life, simply, every day.
The Little Book of Yoga Breathing is a great little package that offers a lot. Pranayama, the practice of breath control, is detailed here in an easy-to-understand and even easier-to-practice format. Professional yoga instructor, Scott Shaw introduces 16 breathing exercises and how to get the best benefit from each of the forms by training, refining, and witnessing your breath. This book is for yoga practitioners and those who only consider themselves yoga admirers. Having trouble falling asleep? Try one of the calming breaths, Nadi Sudi, or the Nerve Purifying Breath. Have a long day ahead with no breaks until after dinner? Allow Ujjayi or the Hissing Breath to work its miracles. Also learn the Pranayama term in Sanskrit, how to pronounce it, what it means in English, and how to properly execute the breath to get the best results. And learn how to breathe while moving, standing, and leaning, and how each of these variations can affect your breathing practice.
In this excellent introduction to yoga for the layman, Dada J O Vaswani tells us that yoga is not exotic, abstruse or difficult to practice. It does not entail running away from the world, to the peak of the mountain or the forest for meditation. In short, yoga is for you and me! It is meant to be a part of our daily life -- and we can make this possible, with Dada's simple and effective techniques.
Forget Downward-facing Dog - there's a new kid on the block. Follow Romeo, Poppy, Annie and their gang of furry friends as they experience the joys of yoga. You'll see that goats always find a way to help humans in their practice, whether that's simply by lying on the mat underneath them or jumping onto their back mid-pose. The Little Book of Goat Yoga brings the goat yoga experience straight to you. It features a gentle sequence for you to try at home, divided into three sections: Connect, to help you reconnect with yourself and deal with stress; Engage, to strengthen your core; and Restore, to relax your body and mind. Don't worry if you don't own a goat - you can always try out the sequence with a dog, cat or any other four-legged companion! The essence of goat yoga is to enjoy the practice and experience the combined benefits of animal therapy and yoga. It is quite possibly the cutest way to get fit! 'It turns out doing sun salutations alongside these smart, social animals is an effective distraction from the stress of everyday life.' - Publishers Weekly 'Goat yoga has got legs. So much so, that it's leapt over the Atlantic and onto Countryfile segments and is even a storyline in the Archers.' - Telegraph
From one-minute miracles to daily routines, this guide to the micro practice of yoga has you covered. Not everyone can get to a yoga studio, so let The Little Book of Yoga Practices be your portable guide. From one-minute miracles to daily routines, this guide to the micro practice of yoga has you covered. With yoga routines for any time of day, perfecting your balance and relaxing your body has never been simpler. Flip to poses that will target key emotions, or follow the monthly guide, the choice is yours. With easy-to-follow poses just a page turn away, you’ll have one less reason to skip your daily workout.