By Sharon Gannon, David Life
The long-awaited, complete consultant to the preferred, lively American approach to yoga that's deeply rooted in historic knowledge and scriptures
“In this point in time of well-being and health developments, it really is assuring to grasp that Sharon and David inspire their scholars to attract concept from the classical texts of Yoga and undying scriptural assets. What I enjoy lots approximately David and Sharon is how they assist their Yoga scholars to appreciate and take pleasure in the knowledge of the entire nice saints and jivamuktas who've contributed to elevating attention. finally, it truly is Self-Realization, that's the actual objective of Yoga.”
–SRI SWAMI SATCHIDANANDA
Creators of the highly regarded Jivamukti Yoga procedure and cofounders of the hot York urban studios the place it's taught, Sharon Gannon and David existence current their exact type of yoga for the 1st time in publication shape. As they clarify their intensely actual and non secular approach of flowing postures, they supply inspiring professional guide to lead you on your practice.
Unlike many books approximately yoga, Jivamukti Yoga focuses not just at the actual postures but in addition on how they evolved–the origins of the practices in yoga’s old sacred texts and five-thousand-year-old traditions–the psychotherapeutic merits that accrue with a gentle perform, and the non secular energy that's let out whilst strength flows through the brain and physique. Jivamukti Yoga, this means that “soul liberation,” courses your physique and soul into non secular freedom, actual energy, peace of brain, larger overall healthiness, and Self-realization–the final objective of any perform. Gannon and lifestyles assist you comprehend all of the practices that include the yoga route to enlightenment:
AHIMSA–The approach of Compassion: settling on nonviolence, respecting all existence, working towards vegetarianism, dwelling freed from prejudice
ASANA–The method of Connection to the Earth: postures and sequences, respiring, reworking strength, realizing the bandhas
KARMA–The manner of Action: growing sturdy karma, giving thanks
NADAM–The manner of Sacred Music: appreciating the sacred sounds of yoga
MEDITATION–The means of the Witness: how one can take a seat nonetheless and movement inward
BHAKTI–The manner of Devotion to God: dwelling with love, grace, and peace
Whatever yoga you perform, Jivamukti Yoga may help you to bolster and deepen that perform and lead you onto a direction of religious readability and self-discovery.
“If there's just one e-book you examine the perform of Yoga, this could be the only. Sharon and David are deeply devoted scholars and academics of Yoga who've the infrequent ability to translate their profound figuring out to the reader. This booklet is for a person who needs to discover transformation via Yoga. I’m thankful for his or her paintings and teaching.”
–STEPHAN RECHTSCHAFFEN, MD
Co-founder & CEO, Omega Institute
By Carol Krucoff
Voulez-vous être de meilleure humeur, ne plus vous sentir stressé et mieux dormir los angeles nuit ? Vous avez sans doute entendu parler des bénéfices du yoga pour l. a. santé. Peut-être avez-vous ecu l'intention de l'essayer, mais vous êtes trop occupé. Et s'il existait des exercices de yoga faciles et rapides que vous pourriez intégrer à votre regimen quotidienne afin de vous sentir et paraître mieux en soixante secondes ou moins ? Cet ouvrage offre 108 exercices faciles à faire en tout temps, en tout lieu, peu importe à quel aspect votre horaire est chargé et stressant. Ce livre vous apprendra remark le yoga même à petite dose peut devenir une saine habitude pour soulager le rigidity émotionnel, augmenter l. a. strength et l. a. souplesse, et vous aider à mener une vie plus heureuse, en bonne santé.
By Sandy Blaine
By B. K. S. Iyengar
The definitive advisor to the philosophy and perform of Yoga--the historic therapeutic self-discipline for physique and mind--by its maximum residing instructor. Light on Yoga offers entire descriptions and illustrations of all of the positions and respiring workouts. contains a foreword via Yehudi Menuhin. Illustrations all through.
By Mark Stephens
Teaching Yoga is a vital source for brand spanking new and skilled academics in addition to a advisor for all yoga scholars attracted to refining their abilities and information. Addressing a hundred% of the trainer education curriculum criteria set by way of Yoga Alliance, the world's top registry and accreditation resource for yoga lecturers and colleges, Teaching Yoga is usually excellent to be used as a middle textbook in yoga instructor education courses.
Drawing on a large spectrum of views, and that includes greater than one hundred fifty pictures and illustrations, the booklet covers primary subject matters of yoga philosophy and background, together with a ancient presentation of classical yoga literature: the Vedas, Upanishads, Bhagavad Gita, Yoga Sutras of Pataljali, and the most historic resources on tantra and early hatha yoga. all of the 11 significant kinds of modern yoga is defined, with a short historical past of its improvement and the distinguishing parts of its teachings. Exploring conventional and sleek facets of anatomy and body structure, the booklet offers wide help and instruments for instructing 108 yoga poses (asanas), respiring innovations (pranayama), and meditation. Teaching Yoga deals sensible recommendation for lecture room setup, making plans and sequencing sessions, in addition to the method fascinated about changing into a instructor and maintaining oneself within the occupation. The ebook has over two hundred bibliographic assets, a accomplished index, and an invaluable appendix that lists institutions, institutes, corporations, assets for yoga academics.
By Annelise Hagen
View our characteristic on Annelise Hagen's The Yoga Face.
To maintain their faces taking a look more youthful, girls this day try out every thing from invasive techniques corresponding to cosmetic surgery and Botox to dear cosmeceuticals. The Yoga Face is a brand new and fully normal replacement anti-aging routine that girls can do every time and anywhere-and in precisely mins. The routines, built via yoga specialist and teacher Annelise Hagen, are in keeping with an easy precept: The muscle groups of the face aren't any varied from the muscle groups of the remainder of the physique. in the event you do not workout the muscle mass less than the neck, they turn into susceptible and flabby, and an identical factor will occur on your face with age. simply as yoga exercises paintings the muscle groups within the physique, the stretches and routine in The Yoga Face tighten and tone the face muscles-and strive against wrinkles. "Working out" with enjoyable facial workouts akin to the Louis Armstrong "Satchmo," the Marilyn Monroe "kiss," and the "Lion Face," readers will realize alterations speedy; and through the years, the implications are dramatic. Illustrated with greater than seventy-five instructive photographs all through, The Yoga Face bargains a simple, secure, and potent technique to aid ladies flip again the clock and feature attractive, young-looking epidermis.
By Gregor Maehle
- The history and purposes of every of the 3 varieties of yoga: Karma, Bhakti, and Jnana
- How to exploit Indian fable and cosmology to deepen your practice
- The value of the Sanskrit language to the yogic tradition
- The mythology in the back of the names of the Intermediate sequence postures
- The features and obstacles of physique elements necessary to the Intermediate sequence, together with the backbone, the sacroiliac joint, the shoulder joint, and the hip joint
- How to harvest the whole advantages of training the Intermediate Series
Maehle meticulously explores all twenty-seven postures of the Intermediate sequence via photographs, anatomical line drawings, and functional, informative sidebars. He additionally discusses the philosophical and non secular history of Ashtanga Yoga and areas the perform in the context of Indian cultural historical past. With passionate erudition, Maehle will arrange you to harvest actual, non secular, and psychological success out of your evolving practice.
By Jean Erlbaum
Relieve and liberate the stiffness that comes from lengthy sitting—at a table, in the back of the wheel, or on a meditation cushion—with those easy-to-follow exercises.
All meditators recognize the pain of cramping joints and aching backs. loose your self from discomfort with this fantastically illustrated advisor.
The publication is prepared anatomically, supporting readers to right away specialise in the a part of the physique that motives them soreness: demanding shoulders, stiff knees, sore hips, and so on. Sit with much less Pain additionally comprises directions for flowing sequence of events, which mix numerous workouts into tender sequences, for readers who've mastered the person stretches and need a extra in depth event. beautiful, transparent illustrations and lay-flat binding -- which shall we the ebook remain open on the right web page -- can assist readers ideal the poses.
By Georg Feuerstein
Publish yr note: First released in 1998
Tantra—often linked to Kundalini Yoga—is a primary size of Hinduism, emphasizing the cultivation of "divine power" (shakti) as a route to limitless bliss. Tantra has been commonly misunderstood within the West, in spite of the fact that, the place its practices are frequently harassed with eroticism and licentious morality. Tantra: the trail of Ecstasy dispels many universal misconceptions, offering an obtainable creation to the historical past, philosophy, and perform of this notable religious culture.
The Tantric teachings are aimed toward the attainment of enlightenment in addition to religious strength and are current not just in Hinduism but in addition Jainism and Vajrayana Buddhism. during this publication, Georg Feuerstein deals readers a transparent figuring out of actual Tantra, in addition to acceptable information for religious perform and the attainment of upper attention.
By Donald Moyer