The Complete Idiot's Guide to Yoga

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Alpha Bks., 1998 - Exercise - 285 pages
For the millions of Americans who are stressed out, this easy-to-use book will help them live easier, breathe easier, and heal ailments. With six million active participants, yoga is one of the most popular spiritual/exercise activities in the country. This book will remove the complexity factor by explaining how basic stretching, meditation, and breathing exercises increase body flexibility, relax tense mind and muscle, and improve life productivity and self-satisfaction. Containing step-by-step, easy-to-follow diagrams of the standard yoga moves, the book will also explain in layperson s terms the philosophies behind the positions and who created them. Joan Budilousky is a yoga instructor based in Oak Brook, Illinois. She has created various yoga audiotapes and is author of the self-published Yoga for a New Day. Eve Adamson is a professional writer based in Florida. She is coauthor of The Breast-Feeding Life: A Holistic Handbook.

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A good comprehensive introduction to yoga and a reference I go back to often. Although the pictures of poses are rather dated, they help a lot. This book has my favorite Sun Salutation printed on a handy tear-out card. Read full review

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Lets Get Into Yoga
Beyond Stretching
How Comfortable fire You in Your Body?

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Eve Adamson is the co-author of numerous books including The Complete Idiot's Guide to Zen Living, The Complete Idiot's Guide to Yoga Illustrated, The Complete Idiot's Guide Dream Dictionary, The Complete Idiot's Guide to Meditation, Empowering Your Life with Joy, and The Wahls Protocol: How I Beat Progressive MS Using Paleo Principles and Functional Medicine. She is also a contributing editor to Dog Fancy.

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