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Yoga Mind, Body & Spirit

A Return to Wholeness
Paperback Book
Publisher: 
Henry Holt
 | 
April, 2000
ISBN:
9780805059700
In stock now: 
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$27.99 CAD
Banyen's Description: 

This user-friendly guide from the author of The Breathing Book  is illustrated with 240 two-colour photographs and illustrations, and sets forth the tenets of this gentle yet rigorous exercise as no other book has. Integrating the teachings of every tradition, renowned yoga instructor Donna Farhi reveals how yoga enhances the connections between the mind, body, and spirit. She outlines the seven simple movement principles that underlie all human motion and provides exercises to help readers understand how they can achieve all yoga postures. She also discusses the ten ethical precepts that are the foundation of all yoga teachings and explains how to incorporate them into a spiritually and emotionally rewarding inner practice.

At the heart of Yoga Mind, Body & Spirit are more than 75 yoga asanas or postures. Each one is pictured and described in detail, and they are arranged into related groups—including standing postures, sitting postures, arm balances, and breathing practices—for easy reference. A selection of yoga practices of varying lengths and levels of difficulty provides challenges and inspiration for beginner, intermediate, and advanced students.

Donna Farhi has written for Yoga Journal for many years, and lives in New Zealand.

Publisher’s Description: 

The author of Yoga Journals most-read column presents the first holistic guide to yoga

A user-friendly guide illustrated with 240 two-color photographs and illustrations, Yoga Mind, Body & Spiritsets forth the tenets of this gentle yet rigorous exercise as no other book has. Integrating the teachings of every tradition, internationally renowned yoga instructor Donna Farhi reveals how yoga enhances the connections between the mind, body, and spirit. She outlines the seven simple movement principles that underlie all human motion and provides exercises to help readers understand how they can achieve all yoga postures. She also discusses the ten ethical precepts that are the foundation of all yoga teachings and explains how to incorporate them into a spiritually and emotionally rewarding inner practice.

At the heart of Yoga Mind, Body & Spiritare more than seventy-five yoga asanas or postures. Each is one pictured and described in detail, and they are arranged into related groups--including standing postures, sitting postures, arm balances, and breathing practices--or easy reference. A selection of yoga practices of varying lengths and levels of difficulty provides challenges and inspiration for beginner, intermediate, and advanced students.

A huge resurgence of interest in yoga is sweeping the country. With its broad scope and holistic approach, Yoga Mind, Body & Spiritis the ideal book for todays mainstream audience.

This user-friendly guide by a world-renowned yoga instructor sets forth the tenets of this gentle yet rigorous exercise in an entirely new way, integrating the teachings of every tradition. Farhi outlines the seven simple movement principles that underlie all human motion and the ten ethical principles that are the basis of yoga, and describes in detail over 75 asanas or postures of varying levels of difficulty, illustrated with 240 two-color photographs.

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