By Ellen Schwartz, Ben Hodson
Illustrated by means of Ben Hodson.
Age variety: 10 years
Selected for inclusion within the most sensible Books for the teenager Age 2004 record by way of the hot York Public Library.
Yoga has been practiced for hundreds of thousands of years, yet its surge in acceptance between kids is new. i like Yoga isn't really a how-to ebook. it's the ebook when you are already hooked, in addition to when you are only fascinated about this historic activity.
Ellen Schwartz – writer of I’m a Vegetarian – provides the heritage of yoga, assorted types, yoga merits, matters, cautions, misconceptions, gear, and uncomplicated postures. there's info for people with actual disabilities and pointers on yoga as a part of a life-style – even if you happen to don't use the poses – particularly to de-stress. attention-grabbing info is obtainable in a teen-friendly structure.
By Sri K. Pattabhi Jois
The seminal treatise and consultant to Ashtanga yoga through the grasp of this more and more well known discipline
One of the nice yoga figures of our time, Sri ok. Pattabhi Jois introduced Ashtanga yoga to the West greater than thirty years in the past. in line with flowing, vigorous circulate coordinated with the breath, Ashtanga and the numerous sorts of vinyasa yoga that develop without delay out of it became the main frequent and influential kinds practiced at the present time.
Yoga Mala―a "garland of yoga"―is Jois's authoritative consultant to Ashtanga. In it, he outlines the moral rules and philosophy underlying the self-discipline, explains vital phrases and ideas, and publications the reader via Ashtanga's sunlight Salutations and the next fundamental series of forty-two asanas, or poses, accurately describing the way to execute every one place and what merits every one presents. it's a foundational paintings on yoga via a real grasp.
To coincide with book of Guruji: A Portrait of Sri ok. Pattabhi Jois during the Eyes of His scholars by man Donahaye and Eddie Stern, this re-creation of Yoga Mala includes a foreword through Jois's grandson Sharath Rangaswamy, at present co-director of the recognized university Jois based in Mysore, the Ashtanga Yoga Institute.
By Mircea Eliade
Offered the hospitality of a senior Indian colleague, Alain grasps on the probability to find the actual India firsthand. He quickly unearths himself enchanted through his host's daughter, the stunning and inscrutable Maitreyi, a precocious younger poet and previous scholar of Tagore. What follows is a captivating, tentative flirtation that quickly, opposed to the entire proprieties and precepts of Indian society, blossoms right into a love affair either most unlikely and finally tragic. This erotic ardour performs itself out in Alain's recommendations lengthy after its sour end. In hindsight he units down the tale, quoting from the diaries of his disordered days, and attempting to make experience of the unhappy affair.
A vibrantly poetic love tale, Bengal Nights can be a merciless account of the wreckage left within the wake of a tender man's self discovery. straight away scary and deeply relocating, Eliade's tale repeats the styles of eu engagement with India whilst it exposes and condemns them. necessary for the perception it bargains into Eliade's lifestyles and idea, it's a paintings of serious highbrow and emotional energy.
"Bengal Nights is forceful and harshly poignant, written with a very good love of India trained via clear-eyed knowing. yet don't open it if you happen to like to stay unmoved by means of your interpreting subject. it truly is sufficient to make stones weep.
By Thomas Claire
Here's a accomplished creation to yoga geared to males of every age and backgrounds-whether they are athletic or sedentary, younger or previous, or devotees of yoga who search new info to reinforce their current practices or neophytes simply beginning out on their yoga trips. the knowledge is gifted in easy, how-to shape that you should practice a easy, but whole, yoga consultation by yourself. It presents an summary of the entire significant types of yoga that you can customized tailor a convention to fit your wishes. additionally, Yoga for males comprises details particular to men-yoga and male future health matters, yoga for all levels of a man's lifestyles, how yoga can improve functionality for athletic actions (and your intercourse life!), and the way yoga should be loved with a companion. Yoga for males presents brand new guy with a prescription for a life-style that unites physique, brain, and spirit.
By Gwen Lawrence
Body Sculpting with Yoga’s leading edge new method of energy construction combines precise 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 achieving your actual peak.
Even when you have by no means attempted a yoga exercise routine, possible suppose happy with this dynamic method of education. together with dietary guidance, warm-up exercises, and prompted 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 keep on with directions, transparent pictures, and broad details on yoga strategies and strength-building tips, Body Sculpting with Yoga offers a accomplished consultant to this precise health strategy, making those robust routines obtainable to humans of all health degrees.
A set of vintage essays by way of very hot students at the improvement of yoga and its rapport with different non secular traditions.
Georg Feuerstein, one of many world's most excellent students of yoga, and Jeanine Miller, lengthy well-known for her insightful commentaries at the RgVeda, right here pool their huge abilities in a glance on the improvement of yogic idea around the a while and its similarities with the Christian mysticism of Meister Eckhart. in their essays incorporated right here, one about the essence of yoga and the opposite the which means of soreness in yoga, have lengthy been singled out through indologists for correcting familiar misconceptions and delivering a conceptual framework for plenty of of the next reports in that box. The reprinting of those vital essays in The Essence of Yoga offers new readers an opportunity to proportion a number of the authors' earliest insights into yoga and their deep conviction that those discoveries are of the top value for a formal knowing of the human .
By Jonn Mumford
Spend quite a few mins every day training the outstanding yoga and effort paintings recommendations during this ebook and you may quick construct a great starting place of internal rest and effort self-discipline that ends up in higher overall healthiness, an extended existence, and larger regulate over your individual future. Dr. Jonn Mumford's vintage advisor to the basics of power paintings is likely one of the clearest, such a lot obtainable books on yoga to be had. It bargains a wealth of illustrations, tables, and full-color chakra strength playing cards to bridge the distance among guideline and figuring out. during this particular self support book's ultimate part, a stunning Tantric ritual describes the "levers" with that you may remodel a regular second into one in all transcendence.
A Chakra & Kundalini Workbook contains a twelve-week plan of strong psychic strategies, breath and posture workouts for final health and wellbeing and wellness.
—Experience overall unencumber from daily pressure and worries
—Overcome insomnia, gentle melancholy, nervousness, and panic attacks
—Rejuvenate your frightened method and sharpen sensory perception
—Improve your reminiscence and entry "forgotten" unconscious material
—Develop your psychic talents, together with telepathy and clairvoyance
—Enter states of ecstasy and achieve cosmic consciousness
By Melanie Klein, Anna Guest-Jelley
In this outstanding, first-of-its-kind ebook, twenty-five contributors―including musician Alanis Morissette, star yoga teacher Seane Corn, and New York Times bestselling writer Dr. Sara Gottfried―discuss how yoga and physique photo intersect. via inspiring own tales you’ll detect how yoga not just impacts your actual well-being, but additionally the way you believe approximately your body.
Offering exact views on yoga and the way it has formed their lives, the writers offer assistance for utilizing yoga to discover self-empowerment and stronger physique snapshot. This anthology unites a various choice of voices that handle themes around the spectrum of human event, from tradition and media to gender and sexuality. Yoga and physique Image can assist you learn how to connect to and love your appealing body.
2015 IPPY Award Bonze Medal Winner in Inspirational/Spiritual
2014 ForeWord IndieFab Bronze Winner for physique, brain & Spirit
By Melissa Carroll
By Adrienne Rawlinson
Creative Yoga for Children bargains an easy, ready-to-teach Montessori-based yoga application for kids age twelve and less than. Following age-appropriate school room issues, the book's 40 specified, one-hour classes are designed to complement any studying setting and are obtainable to folks and lecturers alike--no specific education is needed. In a up to date examine through California kingdom college, la, yoga was once came across to enhance scholars' habit, actual wellbeing and fitness, educational functionality, and attitudes towards themselves. study additionally exhibits that the advantages of yoga are quite powerful between youngsters with particular wishes. This e-book demonstrates how yoga can turn into a enjoyable day-by-day perform inside of or outdoors the college school room.
Enhanced with over a hundred black and white images, the book's subject matters, or classes, are divided by means of age variety (ages 4 to 6, seven to 9, and ten to 12) and discover subject matters in response to the kid's developmental point. For 4- to six-year-olds there are twenty hour-long classes on matters starting from colours and the vacation seasons to sounds and phrases. Ten hour-long classes for seven- to nine-year-olds introduce such subject matters because the physique, international locations of the area, botany, zoology, and the universe. For ten- to twelve-year-olds, ten hour-long classes hide the surroundings, geometry, the Earth, fractions, the foodstuff chain, and extra.
Following the constitution of a lecture room lesson plan, each one lesson accommodates parts of yoga together with poses, breath paintings, meditation, and mindfulness. A dialogue of the topic and goal of the lesson is via a warm-up of yoga poses. the kids then interact in a cooperative "connecting" job designed to carry them jointly, and a enjoyable and energetic theme-oriented task that consists of stream and understanding. the category winds down with breath paintings, a craft, and sometimes a narrative. ultimately, there's leisure time and a guided meditation. With this preset constitution, the youngsters believe secure whereas being challenged and encouraged.
Derived from the tutorial philosophy of Dr. Maria Montessori and the author's personal adventure within the school room and yoga studio, Creative Yoga for Children permits young children to maneuver at their very own velocity and to be loose to profit and develop inside of a non-competitive, nurturing environment. an important source for the 4,000 qualified Montessori faculties within the united states, this booklet will entice yoga lecturers, lecture room academics, mom and dad, and an individual who works with little ones.