Yoga: Awakening the Inner Body

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Rodmell Press, 2006 - Health & Fitness - 243 pages
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Written by an author who has practiced Iyengar-style yoga since 1971 and who studied with B. K. S. Iyengar himself, Yoga: Awakening the Inner Body is a thorough, up-to-date resource for students and teachers. Using questions such as "Do you have sloping shoulders or square-set shoulders?" and "Are the muscles at the back of your upper arms weak?" the book allows readers to tailor the instruction to fit their needs. Eight chapters cover everything from balancing the sternum to aligning the shoulder blades to exploring the relationship among the collarbone, kidneys, and groin. The book also features an introduction in which the author defines the inner body and the various stages of awakening and gives suggestions for using the book.

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Thisis an an excellent book though I wouldnt recommend it for beginning yogastudents. It is far too technical and anatomical based on the Iyengar styleof Hatha Yoga. If you are an intermediate or ... Read full review

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Moyer (founder & director, Yoga Room, Berkeley, CA), who studied with B.K.S. Iyengar (Light on Life ) in India and later graduated from the Institute for Yoga Teacher Education in San Francisco ... Read full review

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About the author (2006)

A yoga teacher since 1974, Donald Moyer has been practicing the Iyengar method of yoga since 1971. He is the founder and director of The Yoga Room in Berkeley, California, and is a former president of the California Yoga Teachers Association (CYTA). Donald wrote the "Asana" column for Yoga Journal in 1987, 1989, and 1992. He lives in Berkeley, California.

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