30-minute Yoga: For Better Balance and Strength in Your Life

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Skyhorse Publishing Inc., 2011 - Health & Fitness - 64 pages
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In 30-Minute Yoga, certified yoga instructor Viveka Blom Nygren demonstrates how to do a half-hour Ashtanga Vinyasa yoga session in your own home so that you can achieve focus and calm on a more regular basis. With full-color photographs of yoga positions to help guide you through your home workout, Nygren explains what it means to practice yoga and how to breathe correctly, then walks readers through various yoga movements--basic positions, forward bends, relaxation poses--and closes with an exploration of how to make your yoga practice truly individual for you, through mantras and meditation. If you are new to yoga, beginner modifications are provided to help you attain a successful workout. If you are more advanced, use 30-Minute Yoga as a supplement to your full yoga sessions.

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Practicing yoga
The body lock
Yoga movements
Sun salutation A
Sun salutation B
Triangle pose and reverse triangle pose
Bound angle pose
Seated angle pose
Locust pose
Camel pose
Bridge pose
Wheel pose
Legs up the wall pose
Shoulder stand

Extended side angle pose
Widelegged forward bend
Warrior pose 1 and 2
Vinyasa to seated movements
Seated forward bend
Head to knee pose
Marichis pose
Boat pose
Fish pose
Childs pose
Seated breathing lotus pose
Corpse pose
Your yoga
Opening mantra

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Viveka Blom Nygren is a certified yoga teacher and runs two yoga studios. She has practiced Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga since 2000, but first came into contact with yoga while pregnant in the 1990s. Viveka has previously made two very successful yoga DVDs, one aimed at beginners and the other for continuing students of yoga. She lives in Stockholm, Sweden.

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