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Yoga basics

Author: C Alexander Simpkins; Annellen M Simpkins
Publisher: New York : Tuttle Pub., 2012.
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Yoga Basics offers a comprehensive introduction to yoga including it's philosophy, history and different branches. The book serves as a guide for readers interested in this ancient form of stretching and movement. Instructions on basic elements like breathing and postures are complimented by a set of routines that promote health and well-being while developing flexibility and strength. The authors discuss meditation  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Handbooks and manuals
History
Amateurs' manuals
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Simpkins, C. Alexander.
Yoga Basics.
New York : Tuttle Publishing, ©2012
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: C Alexander Simpkins; Annellen M Simpkins
ISBN: 9781462903382 146290338X
OCLC Number: 794664015
Description: 1 online resource : illustrations, phot
Contents: Table of Contents; Acknowledgments; Preface; PART 1 INTRODUCTION; 1. The History of Yoga; 2. The Philosophy of Yoga; 3. The Different Forms of Yoga; PART 2 GETTING STARTED; 4. Choosing the Right Style of Yoga for You; 5. Finding a Yoga Class; 6. Props and Clothes; 7. Safety; 8. Preparing for Your First Session; PART 3 ELEMENTS; 9. Standing and Balancing Asanas; 10. Lying Prone and Inverted Asanas; 11. Sitting Asanas; 12. Breathing: Pranayama; 13. Meditation; Part 4 PRACTICE SEQUENCES; 14. Sun Salutation: An Invigorating Routine; 15. A Relaxing Evening Routine; 16. Strengthening Exercises. 17. Weight-Control Exercises18. Flexibility Exercises; Part 5 MAKING PROGRESS; 19. Personalizing Your Practice; Quick Glimpse: The Eight Limbs of Yoga; Quick Glimpse: Practice Sequences; Resources.
Responsibility: C. Alexander Simpkins and Annellen Simpkins.

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Yoga Basics offers a comprehensive introduction to yoga including it's philosophy, history and different branches. The book serves as a guide for readers interested in this ancient form of stretching and movement. Instructions on basic elements like breathing and postures are complimented by a set of routines that promote health and well-being while developing flexibility and strength. The authors discuss meditation and relaxation techniques and provide the reader with a solid foundation for future practice.

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