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American Yoga
     

American Yoga

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by Carrie Schneider
 
Through profiles of 25 leading teachers, American Yoga examines the different lineages and influences that have come to shape how yoga is practiced in the United States today.

Twenty million Americans now practice yoga, and its appeal continues to grow. For some of us, it�s a simple desire to be fit. For others, it�s a quest to slow down, to focus within and bring

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Through profiles of 25 leading teachers, American Yoga examines the different lineages and influences that have come to shape how yoga is practiced in the United States today.

Twenty million Americans now practice yoga, and its appeal continues to grow. For some of us, it�s a simple desire to be fit. For others, it�s a quest to slow down, to focus within and bring peace to an overstressed life.

Whatever you hope to achieve, and whether you are new to yoga or not, American Yoga will guide you through a rich and varied landscape to the practice that is right for you. The masters profiled here represent radically different styles, from the exuberance of Rodney Yee to the quiet contemplativeness of Nischala Joy Devi.

Along with clear, step-by-step instructions to help you practice the postures demonstrated here, American Yoga relates the very personal paths these extraordinary teachers took to yoga. See how it changed their lives. Discover what it can do for yours.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780760745588
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
10/09/2003
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
9.00(w) x 11.00(h) x (d)

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I was so excited when I saw American Yoga! All of my favorite yoga gurus are finally in one place, without me having to travel. This is a great book and the photographs are fantastic too.