I Love Yoga: A Source Book for Teens

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Tundra, May 29, 2009 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 128 pages
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Selected for inclusion in the Best Books for the Teen Age 2004 List by the New York Public Library.

Yoga has been practiced for thousands of years, but its surge in popularity among young people is new. I Love Yoga is not a how-to book. It is the book for those who are already hooked, as well as for those who are just curious about this ancient activity.

Ellen Schwartz – author of I’m a Vegetarian presents the history of yoga, different styles, yoga benefits, concerns, cautions, misconceptions, equipment, and basic postures. There is information for those with physical disabilities and tips on yoga as part of a lifestyle – even for those who do not use the poses – especially to de-stress. Fascinating information is offered in a teen-friendly format.


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Contents

So youre Curious About yoga
Yoga Is
Yoga and You
Five Thousand years and Counting
You Have to Be Hindu and Other Misconceptions
Taking the Plunge
Get Warmed Up
Breaaaathe
Relaaaax
Adapting yoga for you
Making yoga Part of Your Life
Resources
Glossary
Yoga Asanas
About the Author
Copyright

The Poses

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About the author (2009)

Ellen Schwartz lives with her family in Burnaby, British Columbia. She is the author of I’m a Vegetarian, a non-fiction book for teens, and numerous works of fiction. She is best known for her award-winning Starshine series.


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