Winter Oriental Yoga: Taoist and Hatha Yoga for the Seasons

Winter Oriental Yoga: Taoist and Hatha Yoga for the Seasons

by Michael Hetherington

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Winter Oriental Yoga: Taoist and Hatha Yoga for the Seasons by Michael Hetherington

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“Those who flow as life flows, know they need no other force” ~ Lao Tzu

Oriental Yoga is a fusion of traditional Indian Hatha yoga with Chinese medicine and Taoist cosmology. The aim of applying this knowledge is, like all yoga’s and spiritual paths, is to help the practitioner align with the natural cosmic forces of the universe. When one aligns with these natural forces the path becomes more harmonious, more easeful and more joyful, for these are the innate qualities of the universal way.

This book explores winter in the 5 element system and provides insight into the associated organs and meridians. Also detailed are a variety of practices and yoga asanas to help the practitioner align with the winter energy. This book is not just about explaining a variety of yoga postures, it explores a complete system of yoga.

In this book you will learn:
- About the 5 elements and how to adjust to them to bring more balance to ones life
- The meridians of the Kidneys and Bladder
- Signs and symptoms of the Kidneys and Bladder in balance
- Signs and symptoms of the Kidneys and Large Bladder out of balance
- Practical tips to correct any imbalances
- Food and oriental diet therapy
- Muscles associated with the Kidneys and Bladder
- Yoga postures that focus on the Kidneys and Bladder
- Meditation practices

Product Details

BN ID: 2940151989367
Publisher: Michael Hetherington
Publication date: 06/21/2015
Sold by: Smashwords
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 110,993
File size: 499 KB

About the Author

Michael Hetherington L.Ac, BHlthSci, is a qualified acupuncturist, Oriental medicine teacher, and yoga teacher based in Brisbane, Australia. He has been practicing yoga since 2000 and working with Chinese medicine since 2004. He has a keen interest in mind-body medicine, energetic anatomy, nutrition and herbs, yoga nidra and Buddhist style meditation. Michael was always attracted to eastern philosophy and it was this interest that drew him to the teachings and practices of yoga and Oriental medicine at a young age. After traveling to China to teach English for a year, he returned to Australia in 2004 to begin studying Chinese medicine, remedial massage and practicing oki-do (Japanese yoga) and hatha yoga more seriously. He regularly hosts workshops and develops short courses on topics related to self health care, yoga and meditation. www.michaelhetherington.com.au

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