Author : Colleen Saidman Yee
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
ISBN : 9781476776804
Type book : PDF, Epub, Kindle and Mobi
File Download : 272 page

From a rebellious young woman with a dangerous heroin habit to a globe-trotting fashion model to “First Lady of Yoga” (The New York Times), Colleen Saidman Yee tells the remarkable story of how she found herself through the healing power of yoga—and then inspired others to do the same. I’ve learned how to extract the beauty of an ordinary day. I’ve learned that the best high exists in the joy—or the sadness—of the present moment. Yoga allows me to surf the ripples and sit with the mud, while catching glimpses of the clarity of my home at the bottom of the lake: my true self. The very first time Saidman Yee took a yoga class, she left feeling inexplicably different—something inside had shifted. She felt alive—so alive that yoga became the center of her life, helping her come to terms with her insecurities and find her true identity and voice. From learning to cope with a frightening seizure disorder to navigating marriages and divorces to becoming a mother, finding the right life partner, and grieving a beloved parent, Saidman Yee has been through it all—and has found that yoga holds the answers to life’s greatest challenges. Approachable, sympathetic, funny, and candid, Saidman Yee shares personal anecdotes along with her compassionate insights and practical instructions for applying yoga to everyday issues and anxieties. Specific yoga sequences accompany each chapter and address everything from hormonal mood swings to detoxing, depression, stress, and increased confidence and energy. Step-by-step instructions and photographs demonstrate her signature flow of poses so you can follow them effortlessly. Yoga for Life offers techniques to bring awareness to every part of your physical and spiritual being, allowing you to feel truly alive and to embody the peace of the present moment.

Author : Robert Butera
Genre : Health & Fitness
Publisher : Llewellyn Worldwide
ISBN : 9780738757902
Type book : PDF, Epub, Kindle and Mobi
File Download : 252 page

This innovative book shows you how to design and apply a personalized system of yoga to all areas of your life. The Yoga Life presents yoga's philosophy and guiding principles in a way that makes it easy to use them every day. Both scientific and spiritual perspectives are featured, merging Eastern and Western wisdom together to show you the ideal path to a happy, healthy, and comprehensive yoga lifestyle. This practical book provides extensive yogic wisdom, real-world examples of the ideas in action, and thought-provoking questions to inspire you. Discover breathwork and meditation exercises, stress-relief techniques, and self-assessment sections. Explore the four steps for whole-person perspective, the five paths of yoga for self-realization, and the ten lifestyle areas for whole health. The Yoga Life has everything you need to build a unique practice that fits your needs.

Author : Gail Boorstein Grossman
Genre : Health & Fitness
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
ISBN : 9781440575204
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Presents a series of yoga exercises designed to increase relaxation, reduce stress, and target specific physical and mental ailments.

Author : Nanette Tummers
Genre : Education
Publisher : Human Kinetics
ISBN : 9780736070164
Type book : PDF, Epub, Kindle and Mobi
File Download : 226 page

Through Teaching Yoga for Life: Preparing Children and Teens for Healthy, Balanced Living, you can - help kids become more confident and self-directed, - use a holistic approach to enrich students' lives, and - guide kids to manage stress more effectively. Yoga is gaining popularity in schools and community programs for good reason: It provides an antidote to our fast-paced, technology-based society in which we never stop to relax, dig deeper, and learn more about ourselves and the world around us. Through Teaching Yoga for Life: Preparing Children and Teens for Healthy, Balanced Living, you can employ a simple, safe, and pragmatic method for yoga instruction even if you've never taught it before. The clear, step-by-step directions and ample illustrations make it easy for you to present each of the activities, lessons, and 52 poses included in the book. These lessons are based on a holistic approach that focuses on the physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual aspects of yoga. The book introduces basic yoga philosophy in simplified take-home messages that help students live better lives. It also explains how yoga can enrich students' health and why it should be a vital part of their lives. Yoga students commonly - improve their self-awareness and emotional intelligence; - enhance their abilities to focus and concentrate; - develop greater cardiorespiratory endurance, muscular strength and endurance, and flexibility; and - learn how to handle stress (particularly helpful for kids with learning, behavioral, or social and economic challenges). This visual and user-friendly book is based on applied research and evidence from piloted programs, and it applies the pedagogical standards of the National Association for Sport and Physical Education. The book supplies lessons and unit plans, and you'll learn all about the basic physical poses, breathing techniques, play, visualizations, and relaxation methods. You'll also discover how to teach yoga effectively and learn the science and movement principles behind yoga. Teaching yoga can help you create a safe and relaxed atmosphere for students. You can use a multiple-intelligence approach to engage all of your students, particularly those who don't enjoy traditional sport-based activities. Yoga requires little or no equipment and can be adapted to anyone's needs. It helps people slow down and discover, or rediscover, who they are. Best of all, anyone can do it. With the expert guidance and practical approach of this text, yoga can revitalize your classroom and your students.

Author : Naomi Annand
Genre : Health & Fitness
Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN : 9781472963208
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File Download : 224 page

'This is such a wonderful book for yoga beginners and experts alike ... If you love yoga, you need this book.' - Vogue.co.uk Be calmer, happier and more creative. In Yoga: A Manual for Life Naomi Annand shows you how to use the ancient practice of yoga to live better in the modern world. Utilising simple, breath-led movement, this beautiful practice companion teaches you how to wake up feeling energised, calm an anxious mind, sleep better, feel inspired. Ideal for total beginners to more experienced yogis, this manual includes everything you'll need to live a more balanced, grounded life, from five-minute lifehacks to longer sequences with specific goals in mind. Always accessible, Yoga: A Manual for Life has at its centre the principle of authentic self-care.

Author : B.K.S. Iyengar
Genre : Health & Fitness
Publisher : Rodale Books
ISBN : 9781609619589
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File Download : 304 page

B.K.S. Iyengar--hailed as "the Michelangelo of yoga" (BBC) and considered by many to be one of the most important yoga masters--has spent much of his life introducing the modern world to the ancient practice of yoga. Yoga's popularity is soaring, but its widespread acceptance as an exercise for physical fitness and the recognition of its health benefits have not been matched by an understanding of the emotional, intellectual, and spiritual development that the yogic tradition can also offer. In Light on Life, B.K.S. Iyengar brings readers this new and more complete understanding of the yogic journey. Here Iyengar explores the yogic goal to integrate the different parts of the self (body, emotions, mind, and soul), the role that the yoga postures and breathing techniques play in our search for wholeness, the external and internal obstacles that keep us from progressing along the path, and how yoga can transform our lives and help us to live in harmony with the world around us. For the first time, Iyengar uses stories from his own life, humor, and examples from modern culture to illustrate the profound gifts that yoga offers. Written with the depth of this sage's great wisdom, Light on Life is the culmination of a master's spiritual genius, a treasured companion to his seminal Light on Yoga.

Author : Margaret D. Pierce
Genre : Health & Fitness
Publisher : Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.
ISBN : 0915801604
Type book : PDF, Epub, Kindle and Mobi
File Download : 160 page

More than four hundred full-color photographs highlight a complete guide to yoga that integrates of breath with movement for students of all levels of fitness, offering a progressive eight-week program designed to enhance health. Original. 50,000 first printing. $50,000 ad/promo. IP.

Author : Josephine Fairley
Genre : Health & Fitness
Publisher : Kyle Books
ISBN : 0857830430
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File Download : 224 page

Showing why yoga is so important for you as you age - strengthening bones, balancing hormones and even helping with mild depression - this title takes you through the most suitable types of yoga for older bodies and offers specific exercises.

Author : Caren Baginski
Genre : Health & Fitness
Publisher : Penguin
ISBN : 9781615649129
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File Download : 208 page

Rejuvenate your mind, body, and soul through restorative yoga. Are you seeking balance, healing, and a calmer mind? Unlike active styles of yoga that focus on stretching and movement, restorative yoga emphasizes mindful rest by using props to support your body in complete comfort and relaxation - no flexibility required! Whether you already practice yoga or are just getting started, Restorative Yoga is your step-by-step guide to deepening the connection between your body and mind. Here's what you'll find in this highly visual guide: Practical information on the amazing benefits of restorative yoga 39 restorative yoga poses, each featuring beautiful photography and detailed, step-by-step instructions to take you from start to finish, with simple modifications to suit any body type, including for pregnant yoga practitioners 17 healing sequences for a variety of physical, mental, and emotional conditions including anxiety, insomnia, depression, headaches, and shoulder or back pain Expert guidance for choosing and using props (including items you already have at home), practicing safely, creating a peaceful space, using breathing techniques to calm your mind, and more

Author : Charlotte Bell
Genre : Health & Fitness
Publisher : Shambhala Publications
ISBN : 9781930485570
Type book : PDF, Epub, Kindle and Mobi
File Download : 178 page

A longtime yoga teacher and Buddhist meditation practitioner, Charlotte Bell describes in passionate detail how she applied the eightfold path of the Yoga Sutras and the Buddha’s heed for mindfulness to her hectic Western life—with practicality and precision, grace and guts.Her insights honor these timeless teachings while staying relevant to contemporary life. She recounts personal stories that depict her commitment to practice in her own life: in relationships, music, asana, meditation, teaching, and even writing this book. And it's not all rosy. She writes about self-doubt and struggles, all while welcoming, time and again, the life she has, imperfections and all.Charlotte Bell shows by example how to be a yogi in the particularity of your own life. Her suggestions about how to bring mindfulness into asana will deepen your practice; her recommended daily practices, or Reflections, will reveal new inner landscapes. Mindful Yoga, Mindful Life is an inspiring guide for anyone seeking to live a yogic life.