Yoga: A Gem for Women (thoroughly revised 3rd edition, 2019)

Yoga: A Gem for Women (thoroughly revised 3rd edition, 2019)

by Geeta Iyengar


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YOGA is considered uniquely instrumental in the search for self realisation, and through it the realisation of God. The author, who has mastered the subtle techniques of this art, has presented it in book form, showing a variety of āsanas known for their physical and curative values, Prānāyāma with its Bandhas and Dhyāna or meditation.

The āsanas in the book are divided into various sections dealing with simple standing positions, forward bends, lateral movements backward extensions of the spine, correct breathing techniques during the performance of the āsanas and also the effects of the āsanas on the body, nerves and mind. The author has included simple steps for advancing from a purely physical plane to a higher level of consciousness. Almost all the illustrations in the book are her own.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789387997844
Publisher: Allied Publishers Pvt. Ltd.
Publication date: 07/13/2020
Edition description: Third
Pages: 470
Sales rank: 909,752
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.95(d)

About the Author

Geeta Iyengar has inherited the gift of Yoga from her distinguished father Shri B.K.S. Iyengar, who is a Yoga exponent of world repute, known for his vast knowledge of the subject and his performing skills.
She has been teaching Yoga since 1962 in Pune. A graduate in Philosophy and Vaidya Visharad, her knowledge of Ayurveda blended with her knowledge of Yoga, makes her an expert guide for students. She is one of the partners of the Ramamani Iyengar Memorial Yoga Institute.

Geeta Iyengar has travelled extensively to propagate Yoga in India and abroad. She has also written widely on the subject and thus occupies a distinguished place in a field where few women have achieved proficiency. This authoritative book on Yoga for women has been translated into more than half a dozen European languages.

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