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Anatomy of Hatha Yoga now revised and in full four color reproduction, this book remains the most authoritative source correlation the study of hatha yoga with anatomy and physiology. Yoga practitioners, teachers, personal trainers, medical therapists of all kinds, or anyone who is at times curious or troubles about how the body responds to stretching and exercise will find in this book a cornucopia of readable and reliable information.
Brightening Our Inner Skies: Yin and Yoga is beautifully designed and written. It practically and provocatively explores yoga, self-transformation and social responsibility. Both meditation on the role of yoga practice in the world and a Yin yoga manual with over 140 photographs of poses as well as suggested sequences, this book takes the practice of yoga and self to profound levels through stories, images and well-researched debates.
An analysis of yoga stories and western myths to better understand ourselves and the world around us. Despite the popularity of Yoga, the stories from its land of birth are very strange to Western ears. What do these ancient symbols mean, what are they trying to teach us, and how should we incorporate this knowledge into our Western lifestyle?
There are various scientific health benefits for people who practice yoga and meditation. The Science of Meditation, Yoga, and Prayer explores and explains them. This book merges eastern practices of well-being with western science to produce a perfect blend of science, meditation, yoga and prayer.
Yoga has been demonstrated through scientific research to be a superior form of exercise for overall well-being and combatant of stress. Daily stress is nothing new and everyone experiences at some point. Chronic stress increases oxidative stress in the human body, which is related to many illnesses including heart attacks and strokes. Yoga and meditation are some of the most effective ways to relieve such stress.
Why practice yoga or Yin Yoga in particular? YinSights, a book by Bernie Clark, has the answers. In YinSights, Clark explores the benefits of yoga, as viewed by both the Eastern and Western worlds and relates how it affects the body and mind. Although more and more students are embracing the Yin-side of yoga, Yin Yoga is still relatively unknown. Filling a void in yoga literature, YinSights serves as a practical guide for students interested in understanding Yin Yoga.