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Total Yoga
     

Total Yoga

by Tara Fraser
 

ISBN-10: 0007612605

ISBN-13: 9780007612604

Pub. Date: 03/01/2001

Publisher: Thorsons/Element

The perfect introduction to yoga, from a leading teacher who shows how yoga can benefit everyone, no matter what your level of fitness or suppleness.

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The perfect introduction to yoga, from a leading teacher who shows how yoga can benefit everyone, no matter what your level of fitness or suppleness.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780007612604
Publisher:
Thorsons/Element
Publication date:
03/01/2001
Pages:
144
Product dimensions:
9.17(w) x 11.06(h) x 0.49(d)

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Table of Contents

How to use this book8
Introduction10
Chapter 1The art of union12
What is yoga?14
The texts of yoga16
Patanjali's Yoga Sutras18
Prana and the subtle body20
The body's energy centres24
Yoga now28
Chapter 2The yoga diet30
The influence of the three gunas32
Diet in practice34
Water--the source of life36
Fasting for health38
Chapter 3Understanding posture40
Starting asana practice42
Styles of yoga44
Finding a yoga class46
Self-practice48
Overcoming problems50
Chapter 4The postures52
Mountain pose54
Standing forward bend55
Triangle56
Revolved side stretch57
Hands-to-feet pose58
Extended-angle pose59
Warrior poses60
Down-facing dog62
Up-facing dog63
Tree pose64
Eagle pose65
Crescent-moon pose66
Child pose68
Camel pose69
Cow-face pose70
Sitting leg stretch71
Sitting forward bend72
Cobra73
Tailor pose74
Half-lotus75
Knees-to-chest pose76
Bridge pose77
Three twists78
Pigeon pose80
Reclining hero pose81
Wheel82
Crow83
Headstand84
Plough and shoulderstand86
Fish88
Corpse pose89
Chapter 5Sequences of asanas90
Energizing morning sequence92
Evening sequence94
Gentle sequence96
Strong sequence98
Sun salutation100
Closing your practice103
Chapter 6The vital breath104
Pranayama: breath control106
The effects of pranayama108
Pranayama exercises110
Chapter 7Meditation114
Understanding meditation116
Meditation posture118
Meditation techniques120
Chapter 8Yoga with a partner124
The partner postures126
Conclusion134
Yoga for common ailments136
Bibliography138
Useful addresses139
Index140
Acknowledgments144

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