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  1. Yoga for a World Out of Balance

    Yoga for a World Out of Balance

    Teachings on Ethics and Social Action

    • by
    • Michael Stone
    Every aspect of our life has a part to play in the greater ecological system, Michael Stone explains in this book. How do we bring this large view to our yoga practice? According to Stone, our responsibility as human beings is to live in a sustainable and respectful way. He says two things need to change. First, we need to understand the relationship between our actions and the effects of… Read More

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  2. Yogabody

    Yogabody

    Anatomy, Kinesiology, and Asana

    • by
    • Judith Hanson Lasater
    In Yogabody, author Judith Hanson Lasater writes, “You can’t fully understand the dynamic movement of asana without first understanding the basic structure of the human body.” Drawing on almost forty years’ experience as a yoga teacher and physical therapist, she focuses here on macroanatomy and kinesiology in relationship to asana practice and teaching. Organized into five parts—the locomotor system, the vertebral column, the lower extremity, the trunk, and the upper… Read More

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  3. Insight Yoga

    Insight Yoga

    An innovative synthesis of traditional yoga, meditation, and Eastern approaches to healing and well-being

    • by
    • Sarah Powers
    Acclaimed yoga and meditation teacher Sarah Powers is known and loved for her unique approach—Insight Yoga—which combines traditional yoga with the meridians of Chinese medicine, as well as Buddhist meditation. Using Yin (passive) and Yang (dynamic) poses, she demonstrates a series of different yoga sequences that bring benefit to organs, muscles, joints, and tendons—as well as the mind. She also provides a foundational explanation of traditional Chinese medicine theory and… Read More

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  4. The Inner Tradition of Yoga

    The Inner Tradition of Yoga

    A Guide to Yoga Philosophy for the Contemporary Practitioner

    • by
    • Michael Stone
    There is more to the tradition of yoga than toning and strengthening. At the root, there is a vast and intriguing philosophy that teaches the ethics of nonviolence, patience, honesty, and respect. Michael Stone provides an in-depth explanation of ancient Indian yogic philosophy along with teachings on how to bring our understanding of yoga theory to deeper levels through our practice on the mat—and through our relationships with others.To learn… Read More

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  5. Iyengar

    Iyengar

    The Yoga Master

    • edited by
    • Kofi Busia
    Well-known contributors from the world of yoga celebrate the life and work of the great yoga pioneer B. K. S. Iyengar in this collection. Iyengar, who celebrates seventy years as a yoga teacher this year, is an Indian yoga master, revered as the single most influential person in spreading the teachings of yoga throughout the world. Iyengar was recognized in Time magazine’s 2004 list of the one hundred most powerful… Read More

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  6. Mindful Yoga, Mindful Life
  7. Pranayama beyond the Fundamentals

    Pranayama beyond the Fundamentals

    An In-Depth Guide to Yogic Breathing

    • by
    • Richard Rosen
    For serious students of yoga who have an established pranayama practice, this book is a follow-up to Rosen’s previous book, The Yoga of Breath. Here he picks up where he left off, offering a selection of traditional yogic techniques for those who wish to deepen their practice of pranayama and their understanding of the ancient wisdom of yoga. Rosen skillfully puts forward an array of awareness disciplines, breathing practices, mudras,… Read More

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  8. The Runner’s Yoga Book

    The Runner’s Yoga Book

    A Balanced Approach to Fitness

    • by
    • Jean Couch
    The Runner’s Yoga Book is an ideal companion for the weekend or professional athlete, for the reader who wants to stretch and relax, and for the developing yoga student who wants to establish a home practice. Drawing on over thirty years of teaching and personal practice, author Jean Couch offers precise instruction in all types of poses, guidelines for home practice, yoga routines for other sports (including bicycling, skiing, swimming,… Read More

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  9. Teaching Yoga

    Teaching Yoga

    Exploring the Teacher-Student Relationship

    • by
    • Donna Farhi
    Drawing on decades of experience in training yoga teachers, Donna Farhi offers the first book to set professional standards for yoga teachers. Teaching Yoga explores with depth and compassion a variety of topics both practical and philosophical, including how to create healthy boundaries; the student-teacher relationship (including whether a sexual relationship is acceptable); how to create physical and emotional safety for the student; what is a reasonable class size; how… Read More

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  10. Chakra Yoga

    Chakra Yoga

    Balancing Energy for Physical, Spiritual, and Mental Well-Being

    • by
    • Alan Finger,
    • Katrina Repka
    According to the yogic tradition of India, the seven chakras, or energy centers, concentrate and distribute refined life-force energy throughout the body. Yoga master Alan Finger, well-known for his many Yoga Zone teaching videos, presents detailed yoga practices and meditation instructions for understanding the chakras and bringing them into balance. This book is for serious students who wish to cultivate subtle energies using ancient tantric methods. Illustrated with photos and… Read More

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