Yoga Basics

Yoga Basics

by C. Alexander Simpkins, Annellen Simpkins
     
 

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Learn the basics of yoga with this easy to follow guide!

Are you ready to learn yoga, but don't know where to begin? Are you intimidated by the unfamiliar terms or the challenging postures? With Yoga Basics you'll become an expert in no time! You'll learn about:

  • The origins of yoga—philosophy, history, and different
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Learn the basics of yoga with this easy to follow guide!

Are you ready to learn yoga, but don't know where to begin? Are you intimidated by the unfamiliar terms or the challenging postures? With Yoga Basics you'll become an expert in no time! You'll learn about:

  • The origins of yoga—philosophy, history, and different styles
  • What really happens in a yoga class—invaluable tips on choosing the right style for you, getting ready for your first class, and safety tips
  • The essential elements of yoga—breathing, sitting postures, standing postures, balancing postures, and inverted postures
  • How to complement your yoga practice—with meditation and relaxing techniques
  • Effective ways to promote health and well-being through specific sequences—for flexibility, strength, weight loss, stress-relief, and relaxation
  • Resources that can help you improve faster
Whether you're considering taking up yoga, or you've already started, Yoga Basics offers an easy, yet comprehensive introduction to everything you need to know to feel confident and be successful.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781462903382
Publisher:
Tuttle Publishing
Publication date:
05/15/2012
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
192
Sales rank:
1,024,872
File size:
6 MB

Meet the Author

Nancy Berliner is curator of Chinese art at the Peabody Essex Museum in Salem, Massachusetts, and has curated exhibits of Chinese arts at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, and the Yale University Art Gallery, among others. She has lectured at Harvard University, Dartmouth College, the Asia Society of Houston, and the China Institute. She has written for the New York Times, Asian Wall Street Journal, Boston Globe, Asian Art, and American Craft magazines, and is the author of Beyond the Screen: Chinese Furniture of the 16th and 17th Century, and Chinese Folk Art.

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