Going Om: Real-Life Stories on and off the Yoga Mat

With candid, witty, and compelling reports of yoga from well known memoirists, together with Cheryl Strayed (author of the number-one New York Times bestseller Wild), Claire Dederer (author of nationwide bestseller Poser: My existence in 23 Yoga Poses), Dinty W. Moore (author of The unintended Buddhist), Neal Pollack (author of Stretch: The Making of a Yoga Dude) and so forth, Going Om stocks more than a few observations approximately this renowned perform. not like books on yoga that offer guide on approach, Going Om is a different choice of own narratives from celebrated authors. This anthology of unique fabric values the standard of writing over the authors’ flexibility. Ira Sukrungruang stocks his heartbreaking fight as a 375 pound yoga pupil researching self esteem on his mat; Gloria Munoz explores the perform of stillness with lyrical beauty in the course of her busy brain; Neal Pollack’s signature sarcasm results in magnificent turns at yoga classification together with his dad; Elizabeth Kadetsky makes use of yogic knowledge whereas dealing with her mother’s devastating Alzheimer’s.

Show description

Yoga XXL: A Journey to Health for Bigger People by Ingrid Kollak

By Ingrid Kollak


Yoga XXL indicates you the way to create a secure, stress-free, and powerful yoga perform it doesn't matter what your age, measurement, form, or actual health point. Yoga isn't just for the tilt and limber. With changed postures and props, every person can event yoga's many future health merits together with elevated flexibility, power, stamina, stability, strength, and calm.

For the individual that hasn't ever performed yoga prior to or the common practitioner seeking to refine their perform at domestic, Yoga XXL includes:

• functional information regarding garments, mats, and equipment;
• Over 50 postures in various positions together with seated, mendacity down, and status, selected particularly for individuals with greater our bodies and people with restricted mobility;
• adaptations to house every person form, measurement, and health point to make sure convenience and safety;
• Postures to ease again aches, tight muscle tissues, and joint stiffness;
• fast day-by-day workouts to aid recharge and relieve rigidity in the course of the day;
• special directions and images illustrating each one pose, and masses more.

With Yoga XXL you'll have every thing you must deliver yoga - and extra overall healthiness and health - into your lifestyle immediately.

Show description

The Yoga Adventure for Children: Playing, Dancing, Moving, by Helen Purperhart

By Helen Purperhart

The Yoga experience for kids is an illustrated guide for lecturers at fundamental faculties and yoga lecturers who desire to create kid's sessions. that includes eighty drawings of poses, the booklet playfully acquaints teenagers with yoga stretches and postures and the philosophy at the back of the perform. mixing yoga, play, dance, song, drama, and drawing, the publication calls for little or no education prior to use. mom and dad can also percentage The Yoga experience for kids with their baby at domestic. practising yoga jointly bargains a chance to either mom and dad and the kid to giggle, play, and feature enjoyable together.Many yoga positions are encouraged via animals and stimulate suppleness and power, and all points of yoga are incorporated within the video games: leisure, respiring, focus, meditation, self-awareness, and visualization. thoughts like karma, chakra, and the weather are defined and constructed with out an excessive amount of complicated element. The video games during this ebook can be used to extend kid's focus and vanity, and to stimulate them to precise extra creativity, mind's eye, and higher social abilities.

Show description

Awareness Through Movement: Easy-to-Do Health Exercises to by Moshe Feldenkrais

By Moshe Feldenkrais

Hundreds of thousands have discovered renewed healthiness and elevated sensory understanding during the Feldenkrais technique as defined in know-how via stream. here's a approach for individuals of all ages to combine actual and psychological improvement right into a new, invigorating wholeness. Feldenkrais offers a modern day, useful software for the perennial excellent of a fit brain in a fit physique. His down-to-earth approach conscientiously avoids any mystical part and not obliges any student to grasp abstruse theories. routines for posture, eyes, mind's eye, and extra will at the same time construct higher physique behavior and concentration new dimensions of understanding, self-image, and human capability.

Show description

Eight lectures on yoga by Aleister Crowley

By Aleister Crowley

Aleister Crowley used to be one of the first Europeans to review, perform and train Yoga. those lectures set forth a few of Crowley's conclusions after a lifelong philosophical research. the 1st sequence of lectures is entitled 'Yoga for Yahoos.' the weather of Yoga are brought, tested and demystified which will extracting the sensible essence of Yoga doctrine. Yoga is usually correlated with astrology and the Qabalah. the second one sequence is entitled 'Yoga for Yellowbellies.' the following Crowley weaves Yoga right into a conceptual framework the encompasses Western philosophy, magick and mathematical physics. All of those lectures are approached with humor, wit and not less than jargon.

Show description

The Journey from the Center to the Page by Jeff Davis

By Jeff Davis

Right now inspirational and educational, The trip from the heart to the Page artfully illustrates how yoga philosophies and practices will be a useful best friend to the writing existence.

With knowledge for writers of any point and in any style, nationally identified yoga and writing teacher Jeff Davis exhibits you ways yoga’s ideas and sensible instruments can deepen your writing method and raise your versatility as a author. A grounded advisor to the body-mind-imagination connection, this e-book exhibits how you can: Re-connect along with your deeper purpose for writing maintain focus and self assurance whilst writing Make time to write down what issues such a lot to you Write with an real voice Draft, re-vision, and revise with an embodied writing strategy Write with a extra visceral kind replete with clean imagery, intimate element, metaphor, and rhythm Convert worry and anger into strong tales and satire domesticate compassion for advanced characters—whether genuine or fictional Create an genuine writers neighborhood

Show description

The Everything Hinduism Book: Learn the traditions and by Kenneth Schouler, Susai Anthony

By Kenneth Schouler, Susai Anthony

Yoga. Karma. Reincarnation. so much american citizens are acquainted with a couple of simple rules of Hinduism, yet are strange with the large photograph. This beginner's consultant covers the most important Hindu thinkers and their philosophies in addition to the dharma, the ethical lifestyle that Hindus perform. In a simple type, the authors clarify the philosophy, gods, texts, and traditions of the world's third-largest faith, together with: the facility of karma; Yoga as a route to God; the authority of the Vedas; the advance of Jainism, Buddhism, and Sikhism; the legacy of Mohandas Gandhi; Hinduism in pop culture; and extra. This advisor is stimulating analyzing for westerners who are looking to research the fundamentals of this historical and mystic faith.

Show description

Women Healers of the World: The Traditions, History, and by Holly Bellebuono

By Holly Bellebuono

A social gathering of the therapeutic traditions that made yoga, acupuncture, and aromatherapy popular.

The fresh development towards holistic residing has heightened our nationwide fascination with natural treatments and not more traditional treatments resembling acupuncture, yoga, aromatherapy, and ethnobotany. Now, this intimate and encouraging ebook opens up the realm of natural drugs to these drawn to studying in regards to the background of those options and techniques.

Women Healers of the World stocks with readers a rare number of therapeutic vegetation from around the globe that experience encouraged today’s “alternative” medication, in addition to the tales, demanding situations, and triumphs of outstanding girls healers from previous and present—all of whom advertise using medicinal herbs.

Through this e-book, herbalist and writer Holly Bellebuono goals to teach readers approximately 16 plant-based global therapeutic traditions and thirty girls who've practiced them. Bellebuono additionally explores the geography, historical past, and scientific history of twenty international locations the place those traditions originated.

With thorough wisdom of the makes use of and results of those therapeutic traditions, readers can then flow directly to featured recipes for natural treatments they could make of their domestic kitchens. Following Bellebuono’s directions, readers will produce treatments akin to soothing lip balms, wound pastes, face mask, arthritis oils, stress-free tub salts, and revitalizing teas.

Show description