How Yoga Works

Author : Geshe Michael Roach
ISBN : 0976546906
Genre : Health & Fitness
File Size : 73.18 MB
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The secrets of how yoga works to make us truly whole are revealed here in a delightful story based on how these precious teachings reached Tibet form their home in India, over a thousand years ago.
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How Yoga Works

Author : Eleanor Criswell
ISBN : 0918236045
Genre : Health & Fitness
File Size : 44.23 MB
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Yoga

Author : Daren Callahan
ISBN : 9780786431625
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 53.11 MB
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Millions of people practice some form of yoga, but they often do so without a clear understanding of its history, traditions, and purposes. This comprehensive bibliography, designed to assist researchers, practitioners, and general readers in navigating the extensive yoga literature, lists and comments upon English-language yoga texts published since 1981. It includes entries for more than 2,400 scholarly as well as popular works, manuals, original Sanskrit source text translations, conference proceedings, doctoral dissertations, and master's theses. Entries are arranged alphabetically by author for easy access, while thorough author, title, and subject indexes will help readers find books of interest.
Category: Sports & Recreation

Yoga For Joint Health

Author : Alyssa Brown
ISBN : 9781543913873
Genre : Health & Fitness
File Size : 83.20 MB
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Yoga for Joint Health is a comprehensive step-by-step guide for using yoga and lifestyle modifications to promote joint health. This book is ideal for anyone interested in maintaining the health of their joints or reducing symptoms associated with joint injuries, such as pain, stiffness, and swelling. Whether you are an All-Star athlete, or a couch potato looking to reclaim feeling good in your body again, this book can help you! If you are ready to build strength, improve flexibility and overall well being, the twelve safely-designed yoga sequences in this book are waiting for you. The yoga classes in this book are ideal for any skill level. In addition to yoga classes, this book features four meditations to aid in the healing and maintenance of your joints. If you’ve tried supplements and pain pills but still feel discomfort in your joints, yoga may be the missing link to improve your joint mobility and reduce symptoms related to your condition. This book will help you to: • Understand your joint anatomy and why injuries occur • Learn the science behind yoga and how it can improve joint health • Practice safe yoga sequences, specifically designed to improve mobility • Develop body awareness, practice mindfulness and promote healing • Discover nutrition and lifestyle tips to support your joint health This book can help anyone with an interest in joint health, pain management, yoga, improving athletic performance, mindfulness and wellness.
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Astadala Yogamala Collected Works Volume 5

Author : B.K.S. Iyengar
ISBN : 9788177647136
Genre : Health & Fitness
File Size : 84.77 MB
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This fifth volume of Astadala Yogamala contains a great treasure house of material compiled from interviews taken with Yogacharya B.K.S. Iyengar. Like an explorer, who enters a dark cave and penetrates its depth with a beam of light, the torchlight of each interview illumines a section of the cave revealing the Gem of Wisdom, lying in the depth of the ardent, unceasing and devoted sadhana of Sh. B.K.S. Iyengar.
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Yoga Therapy

Author : Butera, Kristen
ISBN : 9781492529200
Genre : Health & Fitness
File Size : 37.32 MB
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Yoga Therapy: A Personalized Approach for Your Active Lifestyle is a comprehensive and practical guide for identifying and incorporating yoga movements into a new or existing routine. This detailed resource offers descriptions and images of awareness exercises and proven poses as well as providing techniques to help you create a personalized practice for better health and performance.
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Yoga Anatomie

Author : Leslie Kaminoff
ISBN : 9783864134838
Genre : Health & Fitness
File Size : 45.88 MB
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Im Yoga vereinigen sich innere Ruhe und Ausgeglichenheit mit einem starken, flexiblen Körper. Die Positionen oder Asanas kräftigen die Muskeln, entspannen den Geist und stärken die Konzentrationsfähigkeit. Aber was genau passiert eigentlich bei den verschiedenen Übungen im Körper? Der anerkannte Yoga-Experte Leslie Kaminoff hat in seinem Klassiker Yoga-Anatomie erstmals zusammengefasst, auf welche Organe, Muskelgruppen und Gelenke sich die einzelnen Asanas auswirken, wie sie das tun und wann welche Atemtechniken einzusetzen sind. Nun hat er den Bestseller komplett überarbeitet und mit zwei zusätzlichen Kapiteln zum Skelett- und Muskelsystem erweitert. Die wichtigsten Übungen und ihre Wirkungen werden auch in dieser Ausgabe durch exakte Illustrationen so detailgenau beschrieben, wie es anhand von Fotos nie möglich wäre. Mit diesem Buch erhält der Leser ein ganz neues Verständnis über die positive Wirkung von Yoga.
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Yoga Xxl

Author : Ingrid Kollak, Phd, RN
ISBN : 9781617051685
Genre : Health & Fitness
File Size : 37.22 MB
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Yoga XXL shows you how to create a safe, enjoyable, and effective yoga practice no matter what your age, size, shape, or physical fitness level. Yoga is not just for the lean and limber. With modified postures and props, everyone can experience yoga's many health benefits including increased flexibility, strength, stamina, balance, energy, and calm. For the person who has never done yoga before or the regular practitioner looking to refine their practice at home, Yoga XXL includes: Practical information about clothing, mats, and equipment Over 50 postures in a variety of positions including seated, lying down, and standing, chosen specifically for people with larger bodies and those with limited mobility Variations to accommodate every body shape, size, and fitness level to ensure comfort and safety Postures to ease back aches, tight muscles, and joint stiffness Quick daily routines to help recharge and relieve stress throughout the day Detailed instructions and photos illustrating each pose, and much more. WithYoga XXL you'll have everything you need to bring yoga - and more health and wellness - into your daily life immediately.
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Yoga For Nurses

Author : Ingrid Kollak, PhD, RN
ISBN : 0826138330
Genre : Medical
File Size : 58.99 MB
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"Yoga for Nurses provides the means for nurses to support and enhance our ability to care for ourselves. It gives nurses information and strategies to deal with the physical and mental imperatives found in our daily work life." --Jill Howie Esquivel, RN, PhD University of California, San Francisco (From the Foreword) "The first yoga instruction book directed specifically toward nurses....Dr. Kollak...has written a book that assists nurses in taking time to care for themselves. The content in this book could be easily incorporated into a nursing inservice program as a means to prevent on-the-job, stress-related injuries." --Cindy Ann Howell, RN, MS, CNOR, CMLSO University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center Don't let mental stress, chronic pain, and fatigue disrupt your professional and personal life any longer. Dr. Ingrid Kollak's Yoga for Nurses offers a tested therapy, proven to alleviate physical and mental pain, stress, and fatigue. As a yoga expert and a registered nurse herself, Dr. Kollak can show you how yoga is able to prevent and cure common ailments such as chronic neck and back pain, headaches, sore eyes, and lack of sleep. With this book, you'll learn how yoga works physically to reduce pain by stretching and strengthening muscles made tense from your normal, repetitive work routine. Kollak also shows you how yoga works on a mental level to provide an exceptional anti-stress program. This book, written by a nurse for nurses, presents a series of yoga exercises and practices that will allow you to regain your strength, reduce your physical pain, revitalize your mind, and transform your entire work experience. Key Features: Author is both a yoga expert and registered nurse Includes large print photos, detailing how each exercise should be done Contains different levels of yoga exercises, from easy-to-learn to advanced Exercises can be used both at work and in the home A fun, rewarding read!
Category: Medical