Yoga For Dummies

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John Wiley & Sons, Mar 26, 2010 - Health & Fitness - 408 pages
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The long-awaited update of the trusted yoga book

A decade since its initial publication, "Yoga For Dummies, 2nd Edition" has been updated and revised to include coverage of the newest concepts and practices that have emerged in the yoga community over the past ten years. Still maintaining its emphasis on safe approaches to the physical practice of yoga, "Yoga For Dummies, 2nd Edition" breaks down the concepts and poses, making yoga easy-to-understand and easy-to-apply for everyone.

Yoga has been bringing health and peace of mind to millions of people for five millennia-and it can do the same for you. Turn to "Yoga For Dummies, 2nd Edition" to find out how to unlock your body's extraordinary potential, while strengthening your mind as well. Focuses on Hatha Yoga, which works primarily with the body through postures, breathing exercises, and other techniques Specialized yoga instructions for all ages, as well as partner yoga Practicing yoga during pregnancy, as well as yoga relief for women in mid-life Using restorative yoga and yoga therapy to combat chronic aches and pains

Whether you're a beginner or a yoga guru, "Yoga For Dummies, 2nd Edition" gives you the tips and techniques you need to experience the health benefits of yoga as part of a complete wellness and exercise program.

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About the author (2010)

Georg Feuerstein, PhD, offers distance-learning courses on Yoga philosophy and history through Traditional Yoga Studies.

Larry Payne, PhD, is founding director of the Yoga Therapy Rx curriculum at Loyola Marymount University and was named one of America's most respected Yoga teachers by the Los Angeles Times.

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