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B.K.S. Iyengar Yoga: Wisdom & Practice
     

B.K.S. Iyengar Yoga: Wisdom & Practice

by B. K. S. Iyengar
 

Iyengar Yoga Wisdom & Practice is a practical and an inspiring anthology of Iyengar's insights into yoga, life and the path to peace and happiness. Yoga practice lies at the heart of the book, and it is illustrated with over 60 new step-by-step sequences of yoga postures specially shot in India and accompanied by Iyengar's illuminating observations on

Overview

Iyengar Yoga Wisdom & Practice is a practical and an inspiring anthology of Iyengar's insights into yoga, life and the path to peace and happiness. Yoga practice lies at the heart of the book, and it is illustrated with over 60 new step-by-step sequences of yoga postures specially shot in India and accompanied by Iyengar's illuminating observations on technique, their significance, and their benefits. This book not only presents Iyengar's practical advice on how to perform key yoga postures, but also draws on a wide range of other material taken from interviews and world lecture tours, to the many texts Iyengar has written about yoga and about his own life's journey.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780756642839
Publisher:
DK
Publication date:
04/20/2009
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
9.50(w) x 7.92(h) x 1.00(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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Meet the Author

B.K.S. Iyengar was born in India in 1918 and has been teaching yoga since of the age of 17. He has been one of the world's leading teachers of yoga for over 70 years and is internationally recognized as a leading authority of hatha yoga. His own style of teaching, "Iyengar Yoga", is followed by certified teachers across the world. Iyengar was the first person to teach yoga to large groups of students; he lays great emphasis on precision and alignment, a style that is faithfully followed by his students. He is also the only person to teach the highest aspects of yoga - Atma Darshan - through asanas. Through his work, Iyengar has established the relevance of yoga to the treatment and cure of many illnesses, and has received a Doctorate from the United Nations Charter for Peace.
At the age of 90, Iyengar still practices and teaches yoga, and also travels the world teaching and lecturing.

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