B.K.S. Iyengar Yoga: The Path to Holistic Health

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Penguin, Dec 23, 2013 - Health & Fitness - 432 pages

Updated to celebrate the Yogi's 90th birthday, this perennial bestseller is the only illustrated practical Iyengar yoga guide written by the master himself.

B.K.S. Iyengar Yoga: The Path to Holistic Health is the complete, authoritative teachings of B.K.S. Iyengar for mind, body, and health, and is suitable for every level of ability, age, and physical conditions. The book includes all the classic asanas, which are illustrated with 3601⁄4 views of step-by-step sequences. There are also yoga sequences devoted to help ease the symptoms of more than 80 ailments, from asthma and arthritis to IBS and varicose veins. This edition's new material includes a chapter of reportage-style photography focusing on the life and works of B.K.S Iyengar, chronicling his path from a sickly childhood to a worldwide yoga authority.

 

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Contents

ForeWOrd
7
The Iyengar Approach to Yoga
19
The Iyengar Legacy
25
Message from B K S Iyengar
32
The Way to Health
39
CHAPTER 3
45
State Of Mind
51
The Guru and the Yogi
58
CHAPTER 5
175
Positive and Negative Stress
179
Tadasana Samasthithi
186
Tadasana Urdhva
264
Paschima Baddha
410
Adhomukha Paschimottanasana
427
Understanding Stress
429
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