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The best books on yoga

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Yoga 365: Daily Wisdom for Life, On and Off the Mat
Yoga 365: Daily Wisdom for Life, On and Off the Mat
Susanna Harwood Rubin. Yoga 365 presents a year's worth of daily readings that invite yoga lovers of every skill level to bring the inspiration they experience on their mats into their everyday lives. Each entry explores a mind-body theme such as balance, strength, and resilience in a short, illuminating paragraph that can...

The Tree of Yoga (Shambhala Classics)
The Tree of Yoga (Shambhala Classics)
B.K.S. Iyengar. Iyengar developed a form of yoga that focuses on developing strength, endurance, correct body alignment, as well as flexibility and relaxation. The Iyengar method integrates philosophy, spirituality, and the practice of yoga into everyday living...

Light on Yoga: The Bible of Modern Yoga
Light on Yoga: The Bible of Modern Yoga
B. K. S. Iyengar. The definitive guide to the philosophy and practice of Yoga--the ancient healing discipline for body and mind--by its greatest living teacher. Light on Yoga provides complete descriptions and illustrations of all the positions and breathing exercises...

Yoga: The Spirit and Practice of Moving into Stillness
Yoga: The Spirit and Practice of Moving into Stillness
Erich Schiffmann. Discover the path to inner peace with this guidebook that combines hatha yoga and meditation strategies from world-renowned yoga master Erich Shiffmann. - World-renowned yoga master Erich Schiffmann offers an easy-to-follow, exciting new techniques—the first to combine hatha yoga and meditation—to...

Yoga and the Path of the Urban Mystic: 4th Edition
Yoga and the Path of the Urban Mystic: 4th Edition
Darren Main. Everyday, millions of people roll out their yoga mats or sit on their meditation cushions in an effort to quiet the mind and heal the body. Some practice Iyengar yoga, while others practice vinyasa or restorative yoga—almost all who practice yoga have touched something deep within themselves and had...

The Inner Tradition of Yoga: A Guide to Yoga Philosophy for the Contemporary Practitioner
The Inner Tradition of Yoga: A Guide to Yoga Philosophy for the Contemporary Practitioner
Michael Stone. There is more to the tradition of yoga than toning and strengthening. At the root, there is a vast and intriguing philosophy that teaches the ethics of nonviolence, patience, honesty, and respect. Michael Stone provides an in-depth explanation of ancient Indian yogic philosophy along with teachings...

Yoga of the Subtle Body: A Guide to the Physical and Energetic Anatomy of Yoga
Yoga of the Subtle Body: A Guide to the Physical and Energetic Anatomy of Yoga
Tias Little. With his expert teachings, philosophical insights, and pragmatic imagery, world-class yoga instructor Tias Little turns the anatomy of the physical body into a tool for navigating the subtle body. If you spend considerable time doing yoga, you begin to see that it is about much more than just the body—the...

Yoga: The Greater Tradition
Yoga: The Greater Tradition
David Frawley. Yoga: the Greater Tradition introduces the reader to the greater universe of Yoga and to the principles that animate this rich tradition. Yoga, according to its Indian origins, is not just a physical practice but an ancient and comprehensive sacred science of right living and higher awareness...

Meditations from the Mat: Daily Reflections on the Path of Yoga
Meditations from the Mat: Daily Reflections on the Path of Yoga
Rolf Gates. 365 daily reflections offering a way to integrate the mindfulness that yoga teaches into everyday life, from the acclaimed yoga teacher, Rolf Gates. - As more and more people in the West pursue yoga in its various forms, whether at traditional centers, in the high-powered atmosphere of sports clubs,...

Mudras: Yoga in Your Hands
Mudras: Yoga in Your Hands
Gertrud Hirschi. Mudras--also playfully called "finger power points"--are yoga positions for your hands and fingers. They can be practiced sitting, lying down, standing, or walking, at any time and place. Schooled in the traditional knowledge of this eastern art of healing, well-known Swiss yoga teacher, Gertrud Hirschi,...

Yoga Nidra/2009 Re-print
Yoga Nidra/2009 Re-print
Swami Satyananda Saraswati. Yoga Nidra is a simple yet profound technique adapted by Swami Satyananda Saraswati from the traditional tantric practice of nyasa. The Text explains the theory of Yoga Nidra in both yogic and scientific terms and includes class transcriptions of the practice...

The Yamas & Niyamas: Exploring Yoga's Ethical Practice
The Yamas & Niyamas: Exploring Yoga's Ethical Practice
Deborah Adele. The first two limbs of the eight-fold path of yoga sutras—the basic text for classical yoga—are examined in this spiritual guide to the practice of yoga. Foundational to all yogic thought, they are considered to be the guidelines to the yoga way of living that free individuals to take ownership...

Soul to Soul: Poems, Prayers and Stories to End a Yoga Class
Soul to Soul: Poems, Prayers and Stories to End a Yoga Class
. Yoga continues to be a growth industry with an estimated thirty million people in North America now practicing either privately or in most cases with a class. Though the yoga market is fractured by the great number of competing schools and philosophies, what they all have in common is the ending of...

The Path of the Yoga Sutras: A Practical Guide to the Core of Yoga
The Path of the Yoga Sutras: A Practical Guide to the Core of Yoga
Nicolai Bachman. One of the great gifts of the yogic path is that it returns us to a life of simplicity, even as we go about our lives in a world of growing complexity. Through practice, we ultimately find the freedom to be who we really are, and allow others do the same...

The Joy of Yoga: Fifty Sequences for Your Home and Studio Practice
The Joy of Yoga: Fifty Sequences for Your Home and Studio Practice
Emma Silverman. Thousands of people take time out of their busy schedules every day to attend yoga classes where they learn postures and breathing techniques that make them feel more energized and balanced. Thousands of other people, however, have yet to find the time in their days to do anything but work, study, or...

The Yoga of Herbs: An Ayurvedic Guide to Herbal Medicine David Frawley. Guide to the use of herbs from Ayurvedic perspective. How to balance your constitution and practice self-healing.

Yoga Nidra: The Art of Transformational Sleep Kamini Desai. Yoga Nidra is the master key to to initiating shifts in conscious sleep states where change happens outside of doing. In Yoga Nidra you enter a state of non-doing in which transformation happens from beyond the mind rather than through the mind...

Yoga: The Top 100 Best Yoga Poses: Relieve Stress, Increase Flexibility, and Gain Strength (Yoga Postures Poses Exercises Techniques and Guide For Healing Stretching Strengthening and Stress Relief) Susan Hollister. Do you feel sluggish, mentally exhausted, or disconnected from life? Whether you want to (1) increase your strength and flexibility (2) relieve pain and prevent injury, or (3) reduce stress and become happier, then keep reading to discover how to easily do this with the best yoga positions of all time!...

Insight Yoga: An Innovative Synthesis of Traditional Yoga, Meditation, and Eastern Approaches to Healing and Well-Being Sarah Powers. Acclaimed yoga and meditation teacher Sarah Powers is known and loved for her unique approach—Insight Yoga—which combines traditional yoga with the meridians of Chinese medicine, as well as Buddhist meditation...

Roots of Yoga (Penguin Classics) . The first single, reliable collection of primary material from the source traditions of yoga   Despite the immense popularity of yoga today, there is surprisingly little knowledge of its roots among practitioners...

The Yoga Sutras of Patañjali: A New Edition, Translation, and Commentary Edwin F. Bryant. A landmark new translation and edition Written almost two millennia ago, Patañjali's work focuses on how to attain the direct experience and realization of the purusa: the innermost individual self, or soul...

The Yoga Tradition: Its History, Literature, Philosophy and Practice Georg Feuerstein. From the foremost living authority on Yoga comes the most comprehensive and reliable treatment of the subject available today. This is a work of impeccable scholarship by a person who has dedicated his life to the understanding and practice of yoga...

Yoga for Wellness: Healing with the Timeless Teachings of Viniyoga Gary Kraftsow. Mainstream America is finally catching on to what Eastern countries have known for thousands of years--that yoga is not only a great, low-impact way to increase flexibility and reduce stress, it is also useful in healing any number of afflictions, from common aches and pains to chronic diseases and emotional...

Yoga Body and Mind Handbook: Easy Poses, Guided Meditations, Perfect Peace Wherever You Are Jasmine Tarkeshi. “Yoga works best when it is tailored to each person’s individuality. In the Yoga Body & Mind Handbook, Jasmine honors this need by offering the kind of personalization and guidance that respects each reader's specific abilities...

Your Body, Your Yoga: Learn Alignment Cues That Are Skillful, Safe, and Best Suited To You Bernie Clark. Your Body, Your Yoga goes beyond any prior yoga anatomy book available. It looks not only at the body’s unique anatomical structures and what this means to everyone’s individual range of motion, but also examines the physiological sources of restrictions to movement...

Inside the Yoga Sutras: A Comprehensive Sourcebook for the Study & Practice of Patanjali's Yoga Sutras Jaganath Carrera. Inside the Yoga Sutras presents a clear, up-to-date perspective on this classic text of Yoga theory and practice. . This comprehensive sourcebook includes: commentary for each sutra, extensive cross referencing, a sutras-by-subject index, a study guide for both teachers and students, a word-for-word...

Yoga: The Art of Transformation . New York Times 2013 holiday gift list pick - An exploration of yoga's meanings and transformations over time; the discipline's goals of spiritual enlightenment, worldly power, and health and well-being; and the beauty and profundity of Indian art...

Michael O'Neill: On Yoga, The Architecture of Peace . Poses of peace: One photographer’s meditation on the essence of yoga   It’s taken yoga several thousand years to make the journey from a handful of monasteries dotting the Himalayas to the yoga studios popping up everywhere...

Holy Yoga: Exercise. for the Christian Body and Soul Brooke Boon. People often equate yoga with Eastern religion, but Brooke Boon sees it as an exercise style that Christians can use to generate patience, strength, and deeper worship. Author and yoga instructor Brooke Boon combines her passion for Christianity with her commitment to health to introduce yoga as a physical...

The Secret of the Yoga Sutra: Samadhi Pada Pandit Rajmani Tigunait Ph.D.. The Yoga Sutra is the living source wisdom of the yoga tradition. Using it as a guide, we can unlock the hidden power of yoga, and experience the promise of yoga in our life. The Yoga Sutra is as fresh today as it was 2200 years ago when it was discovered by the sage Patanjali...

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