THE SECRET POWER OF YOGA A WOMANS GUIDE TO THE HEART AND SPIRIT OF THE YOGA SUTRAS

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The Secret Power Of Yoga

Author : Nischala Joy Devi
ISBN : 0307497763
Genre : Health & Fitness
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Yoga is well known for its power to create a healthy body, but few realize the emotional and spiritual benefits. In The Secret Power of Yoga, world-renowned Yoga expert Nischala Joy Devi interprets Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras, the principles at the basis of Yoga practice, from a heart-centered, intuitive, feminine perspective, resulting in the first translation intended for women. Devi’s simple, elegant, and deeply personal interpretations capture the spirit of each sutra, and her suggested practices offer numerous ways to embrace the spirituality of Yoga throughout your day From the Trade Paperback edition.
Category: Health & Fitness

The Secret Power Of Yoga

Author : Nischala Joy Devi
ISBN : 9780307339690
Genre : Health & Fitness
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The author of The Healing Path of Yoga provides a new interpretation of the yoga sutras from a woman's point of view, focusing on the emotional and spiritual benefits of yoga and describing a range of meditations and practices designed to bring peace and joy into one's daily life. Original. 20,000 first printing.
Category: Health & Fitness

The Secret Power Of Yoga

Author : Nischala Joy Devi
ISBN : 9780307339690
Genre : Health & Fitness
File Size : 61.92 MB
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The author of The Healing Path of Yoga provides a new interpretation of the yoga sutras from a woman's point of view, focusing on the emotional and spiritual benefits of yoga and describing a range of meditations and practices designed to bring peace and joy into one's daily life. Original. 20,000 first printing.
Category: Health & Fitness

The Healing Path Of Yoga

Author : Nischala Joy Devi
ISBN : 9780307565785
Genre : Health & Fitness
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Stress is now considered the foremost contributor to poor health and a major factor in causing heart disease, cancer, and a myriad of chronic and acute diseases. This book will make yoga a fundamental part of your quest for wellness and well-being, whether you are a novice or a current pactitioner. Nischala Joy Devi, a pioneer in the field of alternative healing and a renowned yoga expert, has spent years helping people realize the healthful and stress-controlling benefits of yoga. In 1982 she developed yoga-based retreats for Dr. Michael Lerner's now famous Commonweal Cancer Help Program. That same year Dr. Dean Ornish asked her to create a program of yoga practices for patients suffering from heart disease. Yoga's contribution to the success of both programs has been astounding. Devi shares her years of experience working with the healthful benefits of yoga, teaching visualizations, breathwork, and meditation, as well as providing the classic steps and illustrated instructions for yoga's physical poses. The Healing Path of Yoga uses timeless Indian-based yoga techniques and philosophy, along with Devi's lifestyle-altering regimen, to create one extraordinary program with the power to rejuvenate and heal. The Healing Path of Yoga presents the key to:preventing disease and stress in healthy people aiding in recovery from heart disease, cancer, and other illnesses physical conditioning and weight loss deep, healing relaxation techniques heightened overall wellness of body, mind, and spirit From the Trade Paperback edition.
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Vital Yoga

Author : Meta Chaya Hirschl
ISBN : 9781615191444
Genre : Health & Fitness
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From a longtime yoga teacher, this highly visual, broadly informative resource gives serious yoga practitioners a wide-ranging framework that will enrich their practice. As any yoga student or teacher knows, there’s more to yoga than Downward Dog. Meta Chaya Hirschl’s immersive guide offers a complete vision of yoga, from its historical and spiritual roots to modern practice. Whether you are a novice yogi or an experienced instructor, Vital Yoga will help you unlock yoga’s full potential—and your own. Focusing on the traditional eight limbs of yoga, Hirschl covers a wide range of essential topics in three sections: Before the Mat, On the Mat, and Into the World. In Before the Mat, you’ll learn about the history and philosophy of yoga, with fresh insights into: • Fundamental texts like the Bhagavad Gita • The role of vibration in yogic practice • Mantras for everything from health to job hunting In On the Mat, you’ll find practical instructions for every aspect of yoga, including: • Breathing consciously to guide your vital energies • Meditating to master and heighten your senses • Posing with intention, strength, and balance And finally, you’ll go Into the World. For Hirschl, the true benefits of yoga come not from perfect poses, but from using yoga every day to help yourself and others—so she covers how you can improve your confidence, health, and even your sex life with yoga, and how you can teach others to do the same. Throughout, Vital Yoga invites you to delve into the heart of yoga with derivations of Sanskrit terms, “stealth” yoga practices you can do anywhere, wisdom from the great sages, and accounts by contemporary yogis. Its goal is to help you connect to your inner self, transcend fear and attachment to the stresses of life, and achieve bliss—and when you’ve achieved it, you’ll be able to share it.
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Yoga Sutras

Author : Dennis Hill
ISBN : 9781466957039
Genre : Health & Fitness
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The Yoga Sutras were compiled about 2,000 years ago by the sage Patanjali from an oral tradition reaching back into unknowable antiquity. He gives us the essential wisdom for the practice of yoga and meditation to know, first hand, the essence of our true Self-the conscious indweller that enlivens this body. Experiencing the fully conscious state shows us the essential transcendent nature of the universe to bring us a state of undisturbed joyous tranquillity. Traditionally, this wisdom has been handed down from master to student as a transmission of the means to liberation. Patanjali tells us that the pure blissful inner Self is already attained and all that is required is to lose interest in that which is not the Self. This is pretty straight forward, and we learn all we need to know in the first three sutras. Presuming we will not get it the first time, he goes on to detail the nature of the Self, the practices that will awaken us, the attainments that arise from the practices and then explains about the state of final liberation. Throughout the book we are reminded of two fundamental practices that lead to the final state, kaivalya. One practice is vairagya (dispassion, non-attachment) and the other is viveka (discrimination). In the practice of viveka, we learn to discriminate between the mind and the watcher of the mind (consciousness itself). When we can rest in the state of consciousness knowing itself; we answer the question, "Who am I?" Also available from this author: The Inner Yoga of Happiness
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Fierce Medicine

Author : Ana T. Forrest
ISBN : 9780062091734
Genre : Self-Help
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In Fierce Medicine, Ana Forrest, charismatic teacher and founder of Forrest Yoga, combines physical practice, eastern wisdom, and profound Native American ceremony to help heal everything from addictive behaviors and eating disorders to chronic pain and injury. Fierce Medicine is also part memoir, detailing Ana Forrest's journey to move beyond her past as she helps others to do the same. Filled with helpful yoga exercises, Fierce Medicine teaches us to reconnect with our bodies, cultivate balance, and start living in harmony with our Spirits.
Category: Self-Help

Bhagavad Gita For Modern Times

Author : Swami Sadashiva Tirtha
ISBN : 9780965804264
Genre : Religion
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Offers a series of reflections on the major themes of the classic Hindu text, translating the ancient teachings into principles for contemporary Western life and making its wisdom relevant to modern life.
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It S Easy Being Green

Author : Chrissy Trask
ISBN : 9781423607960
Genre : House & Home
File Size : 70.92 MB
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Surveys find that over 80 percent of Americans agree with the goals of the environmental movement. Sadly, most Americans admit to doing little more than basic recycling when it comes to acting on that disposition. What is the reason for this great divide between environmental sentiment in this country and individual actions? Author and environmental consultant Crissy Trask seeks to answer this question-and solve the disparity-with a new book that makes it easy to be an environmentalist, no matter how busy or hectic your lifestyle. This is a day to day guide with simple, practical suggestions that anyone can put into action.
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Yoga For Transformation

Author : Gary Kraftsow
ISBN : 0140196293
Genre : Health & Fitness
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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.
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