A Woman's Guide to Tantra Yoga [NOOK Book]

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Often mistaken as solely the "yoga of sex," Tantra Yoga is more accurately described as the "yoga of everything," in which the spiritual is united with every aspect of life. This book offers step-by-step instructions and illustrations to explain the practice and philosophy of Tantra Yoga - adapted to the specific physical, emotional, and spiritual concerns of women. The author explains differing methods of meditation and mantras, breathing and relaxation, yoga positions, visualization, and affirmations - ...
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A Woman's Guide to Tantra Yoga

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Overview

Often mistaken as solely the "yoga of sex," Tantra Yoga is more accurately described as the "yoga of everything," in which the spiritual is united with every aspect of life. This book offers step-by-step instructions and illustrations to explain the practice and philosophy of Tantra Yoga - adapted to the specific physical, emotional, and spiritual concerns of women. The author explains differing methods of meditation and mantras, breathing and relaxation, yoga positions, visualization, and affirmations - demonstrating how a daily routine of meditation and yoga can bring focus and strength both physically and spiritually. More than a guide to fitness, A Woman's Guide to Tantra Yoga brilliantly adapts one of the most venerable Eastern practices to the demands of modern life.

"A wonderful introduction to spirituality and a very helpful boost to those already on the path." - New Age Retailer
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781577312765
  • Publisher: New World Library
  • Publication date: 2/1/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 890,136
  • File size: 2 MB

Table of Contents

An Invitation
What Is Tantra Yoga 1
I Your Perfect Nature 3
II The Circle of Love 21
The Creation of the Universe 21
III The Psychospiritual Anatomy 33
The Subtle Body 33
The Layers of the Mind 52
IV Physical Health 61
The Physiological Benefits of Yoga Postures 62
The Psychophysical Benefits of Yoga Postures 68
The Psychospiritual Benefits of Yoga Postures 77
Breathing 78
Relaxation 84
Warming Up 89
Yoga Postures 95
Exercises 109
Beauty Secrets of the Yogis 113
V Meditation 117
Components of Meditation 117
Mental and Emotional Well-Being 126
VI Tantra's Code of Ethics 139
Acts of Integrity (Yama) 139
Healthy Practices (Niyama) 180
VII Changes 207
Glossary 223
About the Author 226
For Information and Instruction 226
Suggested Reading 227
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