Yoga and Body Image: 25 Personal Stories About Beauty, Bravery & Loving Your Body

By Melanie Klein, Anna Guest-Jelley

In this awesome, first-of-its-kind e-book, twenty-five contributors―including musician Alanis Morissette, superstar yoga teacher Seane Corn, and New York Times bestselling writer Dr. Sara Gottfried―discuss how yoga and physique snapshot intersect. via inspiring own tales you’ll realize how yoga not just impacts your actual health and wellbeing, but additionally the way you think approximately your body.

Offering special views on yoga and the way it has formed their lives, the writers offer assistance for utilizing yoga to discover self-empowerment and more suitable physique photo. This anthology unites a various number of voices that deal with subject matters around the spectrum of human adventure, from tradition and media to gender and sexuality. Yoga and physique Image can assist you discover ways to hook up with and love your appealing body.

2015 IPPY Award Bonze Medal Winner in Inspirational/Spiritual

2014 ForeWord IndieFab Bronze Winner for physique, brain & Spirit

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The Yoga of Sound: Tapping the Hidden Power of Music and Chant

By Russill Paul

For millions of years Hindu spirituality has understood the profound impression that sound has on our wellbeing and fitness. From this custom comes The Yoga of Sound, which attracts on yoga's lengthy historical past of utilizing sound to minimize rigidity, retain future health, and invoke non secular awakenings. In lucid workouts awarded either within the e-book and on accompanying downloadable audio tracks, Russill Paul exhibits how every body can study the paintings of mantra and the way those practices may help to optimize the circulate of power in the physique and improve emotional future health.

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A Chakra & Kundalini Workbook: Psycho-Spiritual Techniques for Health, Rejuvenation, Psychic Powers & Spiritual Realization

By Jonn Mumford

Spend quite a few mins every day practising the amazing yoga and effort paintings options during this booklet and you may speedy construct an effective starting place of internal rest and effort self-discipline that ends up in higher wellbeing and fitness, an extended existence, and bigger keep an eye on over your own future. Dr. Jonn Mumford's vintage consultant to the basics of strength paintings is among the clearest, such a lot available books on yoga to be had. It deals a wealth of illustrations, tables, and full-color chakra strength playing cards to bridge the distance among guide and figuring out. during this detailed self aid book's ultimate part, a stunning Tantric ritual describes the "levers" with you can rework a regular second into one among transcendence.

A Chakra & Kundalini Workbook encompasses a twelve-week plan of robust psychic concepts, breath and posture routines for final well-being and wellness.

—Experience overall free up from daily rigidity and worries
—Overcome insomnia, light melancholy, anxiousness, and panic attacks
—Rejuvenate your fearful procedure and sharpen sensory perception
—Improve your reminiscence and entry "forgotten" unconscious material
—Develop your psychic skills, together with telepathy and clairvoyance
—Enter states of ecstasy and achieve cosmic consciousness

 

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Anatomy of Hatha Yoga: A Manual for Students, Teachers, and Practitioners

Anatomy of Hatha Yoga--revised and up to date with complete colour illustrations and photos--is the main accomplished and authoritative paintings on hand correlating the learn of hatha yoga with anatomy and body structure. it's a must-have for a person who's fascinated with learning or instructing yoga, and a useful source for someone in a box with regards to actual conditioning. the writer holds a PhD in Anatomy and used to be a sought-after professor, instructor and yoga practitioner for over thirty years. He lived and taught on the Himalayan Institute for Yoga technology and Philosophy, and the collage of Minnesota and Columbia collage clinical schools.

The booklet is exclusive within the literature, combining the breadth and intensity of a textbook with the clarity, humor and circulation of the nice technology writers of our time, whereas bridging the distance among biomedicine and complementary drugs. In it, you will discover a accomplished evaluation of yoga anatomy and body structure, with detailed emphasis at the musculoskeletal, anxious, and cadiovascular systems.

The booklet provides the anatomy of yoga in clinical phrases, whereas while respecting its ideas. the writer discusses the fundamental premises of hatha yoga with foundational fabric authorized in biomedical sciences, expressly warding off touch upon non-physical thoughts akin to prana and the chakras. Postures are mentioned intimately and depicted in very good caliber colour images, followed by means of anatomical diagrams to demonstrate severe methods and muscle groups.

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Tales from the Yoga Studio: A Novel

By Rain Mitchell

Read Rain Mitchell's blogs and different content material at the Penguin neighborhood.

A glowing new sequence introducing 5 unforgettable girls who flock to yoga at turning issues of their lives and locate the present of lasting friendship.

The yoga studio is the place day-by-day cares are put aside, mats are unfurled, and physical exercise ends up in future health, renewal, and friendship. An aggressively increasing chain of l. a. yoga "experience centers," has Lee and her impressive instructing talents in its points of interest. They woo her with a profitable agreement, a trademarked identify for her periods, and a spot for her good-looking musician husband. yet accepting the agreement capacity leaving behind the scholars on the homey studio Lee runs in L.A.'s Silver Lake district- and forsaking 4 girls whose friendships are abruptly extra vital to her than retirement merits and a wage raise.

Tales from the Yoga Studio is an insider's examine the present obsession with yoga, informed with adequate humor, wit, and heat to allure and enjoyment readers, even if they have ever performed a Downward puppy.

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The Language of Yoga: Complete A to Y Guide to Asana Names, Sanskrit Terms, and Chants

By Nicolai Bachman

Have you ever been bewildered in yoga category by way of the phrases the trainer makes use of? what's the deeper which means of those phrases? how are you going to profit by means of understanding them?

For passionate and curious yoga students, The Language of Yoga offers the definitive A-Y of asana names and Sanskrit phrases (there isn't any Z in Sanskrit!). This interactive set contains greater than two hundred asanas with illustrated yoga postures and three hundred Sanskrit definitions.

Sanskrit pupil Nicolai Bachman teaches you ways to learn and pronounce those sacred sounds with precision, and publications you thru seven yoga chants with specified rhythm, tone, and pronunciation. An necessary reference consultant for any severe scholar of yoga.

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Body Sculpting with Yoga: The Revolutionary Way to Sculpt and Shape Your Body

By Gwen Lawrence

Body Sculpting with Yoga’s cutting edge new method of energy construction combines distinctive body-weight and resistance education routines with conventional yoga practices. A clean tackle persistence and strength-building exercises, Body Sculpting with Yoga represents your next step ahead for attaining your actual peak.

Even in case you have by no means attempted a yoga work out, you possibly can think happy with this dynamic method of education. together with dietary guidance, warm-up workouts, and stimulated assistance, Gwen Lawrence’s innovative software empowers you to accomplish outlined fingers and shoulders, lean attractive abs, and a powerful, sculpted body.

With effortless to persist with directions, transparent photos, and wide info on yoga strategies and strength-building tips, Body Sculpting with Yoga presents a entire advisor to this specific health technique, making those strong routines obtainable to humans of all health degrees.

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Light on Yoga: Yoga Dipika

By B. K. S. Iyengar

The definitive advisor to the philosophy and perform of Yoga--the old therapeutic self-discipline for physique and mind--by its maximum residing instructor. Light on Yoga offers whole descriptions and illustrations of all of the positions and respiring routines. incorporates a foreword via Yehudi Menuhin. Illustrations all through.

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