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Mudras: Yoga in Your Hands

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  • Posted March 30, 2012

    Excellent Resource for this Aspect of Yoga

    I purchased this book to augment my knowledge of yoga because mudras (at least on the East Coast of the US) tend not to be a significant part of yoga teacher trainings. The few that I had worked with previously had been very effective when working with anxiety and insomnia and I wanted to learn more.

    Ms. Hirschi's book provides a wealth of knowledge about not only mudras but useful info about foods, aromatherapy, and affirmations to augment the effectiveness of the mudras to cover a host of different ailments. She also provides some guidelines about working mudras into a whole yoga practice, including a section on asanas and other practices to augment mudra practice.

    There is a bit more focus on the mudras on physical problems, especially the digestive system, but as I continue to work with the mudras I find each of them also has mental/emotional effects--and all it takes to discover them is sitting with the mudras for a little while and paying attention to your own body, breath, and psyche.

    I highly recommend this book to yoga teachers and practitioners--and I'm only withholding one star because I believe the book could have offered more information on the emotional aspects of each mudra.

    4 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted September 26, 2009

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    A good basic reader for beginning study of Mudras.

    If you are starting yoga or intimidated by diving into the whole body form, this is a great starting point to the philosophy and practice.

    4 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

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    Posted May 1, 2012

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