Ashtanga Yoga - The Definitive Primary Series Practice Manual

Petri, Raisanen and Shri K, Pattabhi Jois (2013) Ashtanga Yoga - The Definitive Primary Series Practice Manual. YogaWords, London. ISBN 1906756058

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One of the world's most popular yoga teachers offers the complete guide to to the yoga poses (asana), breathing techniques and philosophy of Ashtanga yoga. The most physical and dynamic form of yoga, Ashtanga combines an impressive sequence of yoga poses with special breathing techniques to heat the body internally and allow safe stretching of the muscles. Ashtanga's enthusiasts point to the powerful impact of the practice on their overall health and well-being: regular practice tones and strengthens the muscles, cleanses the body of toxins, calms the mind and increases concentration. Each of the yoga poses in the Primary Series is presented both separately and as part of complete practice. The reader will gain a deep knowledge of the multidimensional philosophy of Ashtanga yoga and how it relates to everyday life. This is a clearly and simply written guide, packed full of knowledge and insight, that will delight beginners, advanced students and yoga teachers alike.

Item Type: Book
ISBN: 1906756058
Subjects: Writing & Journalism > Creative Writing > Professional Writing
Courses by Department: The School of Writing & Journalism > English & Writing
Depositing User: Susannah Marriott
Date Deposited: 02 Mar 2017 12:24
Last Modified: 13 Oct 2017 16:07


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