Yoga Made Easy

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From downward dog to the sun salutation, this user-friendly book is the perfect home yoga instructor. It illustrates all the basic postures, poses, and floor exercises, with labels and tips that emphasize key points. Essential information on health benefits, safety precautions, and techniques accompanies the instructional material, and a handy pull-out concertina shows all the postures together, so it's easy to create a personally tailored workout.

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Overview

From downward dog to the sun salutation, this user-friendly book is the perfect home yoga instructor. It illustrates all the basic postures, poses, and floor exercises, with labels and tips that emphasize key points. Essential information on health benefits, safety precautions, and techniques accompanies the instructional material, and a handy pull-out concertina shows all the postures together, so it's easy to create a personally tailored workout.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781843405276
  • Publisher: Collins & Brown
  • Publication date: 4/5/2011
  • Pages: 128
  • Sales rank: 377,966
  • Product dimensions: 6.90 (w) x 8.60 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Table of Contents

Foreword 7

How to use this book 8

Introduction 10

What is yoga? 12

Branches of yoga 14

Styles of yoga 16

Work your body inside out 18

Yoga as a lifestyle 20

Breathing 22

Safety first 25

Design your own programme 26

Your personal development 28

Getting started 30

Warm-up 32

Breathing exercises 37

Sun salutations 40

Advanced sun salutations 42

Child's pose 45

Balancing & standing 46

Mountain 48

Standing camel 50

Wide-leg forward bend 52

Warrior II 54

Extended right angle 56

Triangle 58

Warrior I 60

Crescent moon 62

Eagle 64

Tree 66

Half moon 68

Warrior III 70

Standing bow 72

Dancer 74

Crow 76

Floor postures 78

Cobra 80

Locust 82

Floor bow 84

Forward stretch 86

Cow face 88

Pigeon 90

King pigeon 91

Hero 92

Reclining hero 93

Bridge 94

Supported shoulder stand 96

Unsupported shoulder stand 97

Fish 98

Boat 100

Simple seated twists 102

Reclining twists 104

Corpse 106

Workouts made easy 108

Office workout 110

Banish back pain 112

Sleep-well workout 114

Tummy toners 116

10-minute energiser 118

Relaxation 120

Relaxation and meditation 122

Mudras 124

Resources & acknowledgements 126

Index 127

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