The Key Poses of Yoga

The Key Poses of Yoga
Author: Ray Long
Publsiher: Bandha Yoga Publications LLC
Total Pages: 213
Release: 2009-08-01
ISBN 10: 1607432390
ISBN 13: 9781607432395
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Key Poses of Yoga Book Review:

Looks at fifty-five fundamental poses from an anatomical perspective to describe their function in the practice of hatha yoga.

The Key Muscles of Yoga

The Key Muscles of Yoga
Author: Ray Long,Chris Macivor
Publsiher: Bandha Yoga Publications LLC
Total Pages: 239
Release: 2009-08-01
ISBN 10: 1607432382
ISBN 13: 9781607432388
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Key Muscles of Yoga Book Review:

This book offers a scientific approach to understanding the practice of hatha yoga. Through four-colour, three-dimensional illustrations of major muscles, tendons, and ligaments, Ray Long describes the practice and benefits of hatha yoga. Specific anatomical and physiological descriptions highlight the agonist, antagonist, and synergist muscles that come into play with each pose. Volume I of the series describes the key muscles of hatha yoga and how they are utilised. From beginners to experts, this book will become a constant companion.

Scientific Keys Volume I

Scientific Keys Volume I
Author: Ray Long
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 243
Release: 2006
ISBN 10: 9780977961412
ISBN 13: 0977961419
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Scientific Keys Volume I Book Review:

Scientific Keys Volume I: The Key Muscles of Hatha Yoga is a 244 page book with over 650 full color illustrations covering over thirty key muscles as applied to Hatha Yoga including biomechanics and information on the chakras.

Science of Yoga

Science of Yoga
Author: Ann Swanson
Publsiher: Penguin
Total Pages: 224
Release: 2019-01-08
ISBN 10: 0744050634
ISBN 13: 9780744050639
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Science of Yoga Book Review:

Explore the physiology of 30 key yoga poses, in-depth and from every angle, and master each asana with confidence and control. Did you know that yoga practice can help lower your blood pressure, decrease inflammation and prevent age-related brain changes? Recent scientific research now backs up what were once anecdotal claims about the benefits of yoga to every system in the body. Science of Yoga reveals the facts, with annotated artworks that show the mechanics, the angles, how your blood flow and respiration are affected, the key muscle and joint actions working below the surface of each pose, safe alignment and much more. With insight into variations on the poses and a Q&A section that explores the science behind every aspect of yoga, this easy-to-understand, comprehensive ebook is an invaluable resource to achieve technical excellence in your practice and optimize the benefits of yoga for your body and mind.

Anatomy for Vinyasa Flow and Standing Poses

Anatomy for Vinyasa Flow and Standing Poses
Author: Ray Long
Publsiher: Bandha Yoga Publications LLC
Total Pages: 219
Release: 2010
ISBN 10: 1607439433
ISBN 13: 9781607439431
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Anatomy for Vinyasa Flow and Standing Poses Book Review:

Presents a scientific approach to understanding the practice of hatha yoga: through full-color, three-dimensional illustrations of major muscles, tendons, and ligaments. This book describes the correct positioning of hatha yoga poses (asanas) and their benefits.

The Key Poses of Hatha Yoga

The Key Poses of Hatha Yoga
Author: Ray Long
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 214
Release: 2007-11-01
ISBN 10: 9780977961429
ISBN 13: 0977961427
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Yoga Anatomy

Yoga Anatomy
Author: Leslie Kaminoff,Amy Matthews
Publsiher: Human Kinetics
Total Pages: 288
Release: 2011-10-28
ISBN 10: 1492583413
ISBN 13: 9781492583417
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Yoga Anatomy Book Review:

The best-selling anatomy guide for yoga is now updated, expanded, and better than ever! With more asanas, vinyasas, full-color anatomical illustrations, and in-depth information, the second edition of YogaAnatomy provides you with a deeper understanding of the structures and principles underlying each movement and of yoga itself. From breathing to inversions to standing poses, see how specific muscles respond to the movements of the joints; how alterations of a pose can enhance or reduce effectiveness; and how the spine, breathing, and body position are all fundamentally linked. Whether you are just beginning your journey or have been practicing yoga for years, Yoga Anatomy will be an invaluable resource—one that allows you to see each movement in an entirely new light. With Yoga Anatomy, Second Edition, authors Leslie Kaminoff and Amy Matthews, both internationally recognized experts and teachers in anatomy, breathing, and bodywork, have created the ultimate reference for yoga practitioners, instructors, and enthusiasts alike.

Anatomy for Hip Openers and Forward Bends

Anatomy for Hip Openers and Forward Bends
Author: Ray Long
Publsiher: Bandha Yoga Publications LLC
Total Pages: 219
Release: 2010
ISBN 10: 1607439425
ISBN 13: 9781607439424
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Anatomy for Hip Openers and Forward Bends Book Review:

Presents a scientific approach to understanding the practice of hatha yoga: through full-color, three-dimensional illustrations of major muscles, tendons, and ligaments. This book describes the correct positioning of hatha yoga poses (asanas) and their benefits.

Yoga Mat Companion 3

Yoga Mat Companion 3
Author: Ray Long
Publsiher: Bandha Yoga Publications LLC
Total Pages: 219
Release: 2010
ISBN 10: 1607439441
ISBN 13: 9781607439448
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Yoga Mat Companion 3 Book Review:

Presents a scientific approach to understanding the practice of hatha yoga: through full-color, three-dimensional illustrations of major muscles, tendons, and ligaments. This book describes the correct positioning of hatha yoga poses (asanas) and their benefits.

Cool Yoga Tricks

Cool Yoga Tricks
Author: Miriam Austin
Publsiher: Ballantine Books
Total Pages: 320
Release: 2008-11-26
ISBN 10: 0307483290
ISBN 13: 9780307483294
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Cool Yoga Tricks Book Review:

Craving yoga’s benefits but unable to perform even the simplest postures? Think yoga is only for rubber-limbed supermodels? If your yoga practice is giving you more stress than stress relief, Cool Yoga Tricks is the answer to your prayers. Although it seems like everyone from Madonna to your eighty-three-year-old Uncle Teddy is practicing yoga, most of us are unable to do even the simplest classic yoga poses without undue stress and strain. Now in this clear, understandable, easy-to-follow book, Miriam Austin offers alternative yoga routines that help you reap the greatest rewards from your yoga practice, and she reveals shortcuts to help you perform yoga like a pro. Using everyday items, such as chairs, walls, and blankets, Miriam Austin shows how those of us with normal flexibility limitations can experience the very real benefits of yoga—without dislocating our joints, overstretching our muscles, or giving up in frustration. She makes the basics simple, doable, and down-to-earth. Dog Tricks—lengthen your spine more fully with these Downward Facing Dog tricks, designed to relax your neck, shoulders, and back—and make your Dog Pose much more lovable. Befriending Backbends—increase your preztebility with a little help from your friends—and from some garden-variety folding chairs. Tweaking Your Twists—learn the techniques that will stretch your spine and give you more life energy. Super Stretches—feel as limber as your average bowling ball? Gently coax your muscles to new lengths by practicing the routines in this chapter.

Yoga Mind Body Spirit

Yoga Mind  Body   Spirit
Author: Donna Farhi
Publsiher: Holt Paperbacks
Total Pages: 288
Release: 2011-04-01
ISBN 10: 9781429997430
ISBN 13: 1429997435
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Yoga Mind Body Spirit Book Review:

The author of Yoga Journal's most-read column presents the first holistic guide to yoga A user-friendly guide illustrated with 240 two-color photographs and illustrations, Yoga Mind, Body & Spirit sets forth the tenets of this gentle yet rigorous exercise as no other book has. Integrating the teachings of every tradition, internationally renowned yoga instructor Donna Farhi reveals how yoga enhances the connections between the mind, body, and spirit. She outlines the seven simple movement principles that underlie all human motion and provides exercises to help readers understand how they can achieve all yoga postures. She also discusses the ten ethical precepts that are the foundation of all yoga teachings and explains how to incorporate them into a spiritually and emotionally rewarding inner practice. At the heart of Yoga Mind, Body & Spirit are more than seventy-five yoga asanas or postures. Each is one pictured and described in detail, and they are arranged into related groups--including standing postures, sitting postures, arm balances, and breathing practices--or easy reference. A selection of yoga practices of varying lengths and levels of difficulty provides challenges and inspiration for beginner, intermediate, and advanced students. A huge resurgence of interest in yoga is sweeping the country. With its broad scope and holistic approach, Yoga Mind, Body & Spirit is the ideal book for today's mainstream audience.

Roots of Yoga

Roots of Yoga
Author: James Mallinson,Mark Singleton
Publsiher: Penguin UK
Total Pages: 592
Release: 2017-01-26
ISBN 10: 0141978244
ISBN 13: 9780141978246
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Roots of Yoga Book Review:

'An indispensable companion for all interested in yoga, both scholars and practitioners' Professor Alexis G. J. S. Sanderson Despite yoga's huge global popularity, relatively little of its roots is known among practitioners. This compendium includes a wide range of texts from different schools of yoga, languages and eras: among others, key passages from the early Upanisads and the Mahabharata, and from the Tantric, Buddhist and Jaina traditions, with many pieces in scholarly translation for the first time. Covering yoga's varying definitions, its most important practices, such as posture, breath control, sensory withdrawal and meditation, as well as models of the esoteric and physical bodies, Roots of Yoga is a unique and essential source of knowledge. Translated and Edited with an Introduction by James Mallinson and Mark Singleton

Anatomy for Arm Balances and Inversions

Anatomy for Arm Balances and Inversions
Author: Ray Long
Publsiher: Bandha Yoga Publications LLC
Total Pages: 219
Release: 2010
ISBN 10: 160743945X
ISBN 13: 9781607439455
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Anatomy for Arm Balances and Inversions Book Review:

Presents a scientific approach to understanding the practice of hatha yoga: through full-color, three-dimensional illustrations of major muscles, tendons, and ligaments. This book describes the correct positioning of hatha yoga poses (asanas) and their benefits.

The Little Book of Yoga

The Little Book of Yoga
Author: Nora Isaacs
Publsiher: Chronicle Books
Total Pages: 208
Release: 2014-08-19
ISBN 10: 1452135606
ISBN 13: 9781452135601
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Little Book of Yoga Book Review:

Yoga, the ancient mind-body practice, is booming in popularity, but there's no attractively packaged overview for the mainstream enthusiast. Introducing The Little Book of Yoga . This petite hardcover presents all the basics for yoga lovers of every interest and skill level-beginner or advanced, committed or just curious. The contents, broken into five sections for a customizable reading experience, include illustrated pose instructions and practical wisdom that yields rewards on and off the mat. Authoritative yet approachable, compact yet robust, it's a timely offering for a practice that continues to grow. Fans will recognize it as the only fundamental yoga bookand gift givers will rejoice in finding the perfect present for the yogi in their life.

Namaslay

Namaslay
Author: Candace Moore
Publsiher: Victory Belt Publishing
Total Pages: 416
Release: 2017-09-02
ISBN 10: 1928374650XXX
ISBN 13: 9182736450XXX
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Namaslay Book Review:

Candace's approach to yoga, which combines old-world principles with a modern-day perspective comes from her own experience fighting back against a dangerous illness and depression. Her focus on perseverance and overcoming adversity transforms Namaslay into a powerful, motivational guide to help you live your most authentic life. With a distinct visual format, Namaslay guides readers step by step through more than 100 yoga poses. The poses are broken down by experience level into a series of progressions and include modifications for those who can't quite achieve the full expression of a pose just yet. Full-color photos and tips on overcoming common mistakes helps people get the most out of every pose. Namaslay also features three 30-day yoga programs that focus on: de-stress, core strengthening, and back pain. You will also find specific yoga sequences that are customized for everyone from the office dweller to the endurance athlete. Written with heart, humor, and swagger, Namaslay is a book for everyone, from beginners to advanced practitioners and even the simply curious. Namaslay's high-quality, edgy yet beautiful photographs add an artful flair that puts it in a class of its own—as appropriate for a coffee table as a yoga studio!

Hatha Yoga Illustrated

Hatha Yoga Illustrated
Author: Martin L. Kirk,Brooke Boon,Daniel DiTuro
Publsiher: Human Kinetics
Total Pages: 248
Release: 2005-10-20
ISBN 10: 1492582492
ISBN 13: 9781492582496
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Hatha Yoga Illustrated Book Review:

Experience the physical benefits and body awareness from hatha yoga—the most popular form of yoga today. Hatha Yoga Illustrated presents nearly 650 full-color photos to visually demonstrate 77 standard poses from hatha yoga that apply to all major hatha styles including Iyengar, Astanga, Anusara, and Bikram. Individual poses are presented from start to finish, showing you how to achieve proper alignment and breathing to ensure challenging yet safe execution. The result is an increase in the effectiveness, both physically and mentally, you'll experience with each pose. Several pose variations based on your personal preference, ability, and fitness level are also included. Eleven sample yoga routines show how to assemble the poses into workouts that meet your specific time, difficulty, and intensity parameters. Colorful and comprehensive, Hatha Yoga Illustrated is organized for your ultimate convenience and use. Use it to guide your muscles, as well as your mind, and increase strength and stamina, reduce stress and anxiety, reduce blood pressure, and increase flexibility.

Anatomy of Yoga

Anatomy of Yoga
Author: Abigail Ellsworth,Abby Ellsworth
Publsiher: Firefly Books Limited
Total Pages: 160
Release: 2010
ISBN 10: 9781554076987
ISBN 13: 1554076986
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Anatomy of Yoga Book Review:

A full-color guide describes several yoga poses, with each pose shown in photo, as well as in an anatomical drawing that identifies the active and stabilizing muscles being used, in a book that covers the basics of yoga, breathing and the spine and includes informative fact boxes. By the author of Pilates Anatomy.

The Complete Guide to Yoga Inversions

The Complete Guide to Yoga Inversions
Author: Jennifer DeCurtins
Publsiher: Fair Winds Press
Total Pages: 160
Release: 2015-11-01
ISBN 10: 1627887598
ISBN 13: 9781627887595
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Complete Guide to Yoga Inversions Book Review:

Turn your yoga routine on its head! Designed to take you from a beginner to an advanced yoga student, this helpful guide will help you to progress from downward dog to even the more intricate of handstand poses. Improve focus and ability as you tone your upper body and core. The Complete Guide to Yoga Inversions is the ultimate collection of the most common arm balance poses and yoga inversions that are found in a variety of styles of yoga including ashtanga, bikram, power, hatha and more. Challenge yourself with XX arm balances and yoga poses with detailed step-by-step instructions from fitness and yoga instructor Jennifer DeCurtins. Each pose includes a helpful photo along with modifications and progressions. Learn to do pivotal, foundational poses such headstand, handstand and crow. The Complete Guide to Yoga Inversions is the perfect guide to improve your ability.

The Yoga Anatomy Coloring Book

The Yoga Anatomy Coloring Book
Author: Kelly Solloway
Publsiher: Get Creative 6
Total Pages: 136
Release: 2018-06-26
ISBN 10: 9781640210219
ISBN 13: 1640210210
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Yoga Anatomy Coloring Book Book Review:

Yoga instructor, massage therapist, and anatomy teacher Kelly Solloway provides an entertaining journey through the human body, focusing on the bones, joints, and muscles used in yoga. Each anatomical feature is illustrated with a beautiful black-and-white drawing of a yoga posture, or asana, to color, making it easy to remember their location and function. Thirty-two flash cards enable readers to quiz themselves and study on the go.

Yoga Fitness for Men

Yoga Fitness for Men
Author: Dean Pohlman
Publsiher: Penguin
Total Pages: 192
Release: 2018-05-08
ISBN 10: 1465477632
ISBN 13: 9781465477637
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Yoga Fitness for Men Book Review:

You don't have to go to the yoga studio to practice yoga. Grab your mat and discover the power of yoga for yourself. Perfect for beginners! With straightforward language and easy-to-follow steps, Yoga Fitness for Men will teach you how to execute the yoga postures you need for greater endurance, flexibility, balance, and strength. Prop the book in front of your mat and let the full-color, step-by-step photography guide you through everything you need to know for an effective yoga practice. Get your body moving, maximize athletic performance, restore your muscles from daily aches, reduce post-workout soreness, and help prevent injuries. Mobility is one of the most important, yet overlooked elements of your fitness, which is why professional athletes are making yoga a regular part of their fitness routines; and GQ, HuffPost, and Men's Health have all advocated yoga for men. Stretching and strengthening with yoga to improve mobility is proven to help you increase your gains in the gym, prevent and relieve aches, and help you beat your competition on the field. You'll find that incorporating yoga into your training will help you get stronger, play harder, and feel better. Here is what you'll find in this amazing beginner's guide: 25 yoga workouts, and over 50 key postures so yoga can make you stronger, fitter, and more mobile. Visual modifications show you how to tailor the pose for your body. A dashboard for every pose explains what you should and shouldn't be feeling in your body while doing the pose. Workouts and multi-week programs are tailored to your specific performance and health goals, such as increased core strength, restoration from hours of sitting, rotational power, or back pain relief.