Yoga: The Path to Holistic Health

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DK, 2008 - Health & Fitness - 432 pages
22 Reviews
"... a holistic experience that benefits the body, mind, and spirit. He outlines the philosophy and ideals behind this ancient practice and explains how yoga can help to counter the stresses of modern living. Designed for every level of ability, age, and physical condition, there are detailed instructions for beginner, intermediate, and advanced students. Clearly illustrated, step-by-step instructions explain how to perform each yoga asana, or posture, correctly, while a unique 360-degree view of the final pose shows exactly how to position each part of the body. A special section introduces B.K.S. Iyengar's innovative use of props, enabling beginners or the less flexible to practice the classic yoga asanas more easily and effectively. A further section illustrates sequences of asanas to treat or prevent a wide range of ailments. In addition, there is a 20-week yoga course, personally formulated by B.K.S. Iyengar, which progresses from simple to more challenging postures"--from publisher description, 2001 edition.

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Review: Yoga: the Path to Holistic Health

User Review  - Jessie - Goodreads

Excellent guide to healing yoga. The book does a great job at illustrating poses and giving you guidelines for yoga sessions for all kinds of ailments. Read full review

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User Review  - Bindia - Goodreads

Great illustrations and information on various techniques and yoga movements for holistic health Read full review

About the author (2008)

B. K. S. Iyengar has taught and practiced yoga for more than 50 years and has established yoga centers all over the world.

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