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  1. The Psychology of Yoga

    The Psychology of Yoga

    Integrating Eastern and Western Approaches for Understanding the Mind

    • by
    • Georg Feuerstein
    “Psychoanalysis itself and the lines of thought to which it gives rise,” said C. G. Jung, “are only a beginner’s attempt compared to what is an immemorial art in the East”—by which he was referring to the millennia-old study of the mind found in Yoga. That tradition was hardly known in the West when the discipline of psychology arose in the nineteenth century, but with the passing of time the… Read More

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  2. The Tibetan Yoga of Breath

    The Tibetan Yoga of Breath

    Breathing Practices for Healing the Body and Cultivating Wisdom

    • by
    • Anyen Rinpoche,
    • Allison Choying Zangmo
    Modern science and classic spiritual traditions agree: regulating the breath leads to radiance and wellness of body, mind, and spirit. With the simple teachings and cutting-edge research offered in The Tibetan Yoga of Breath, you can start thriving just by integrating breathwork into your daily practice. Basic Yantra Yoga techniques—also called wind energy training—are the key to achieving this kind of vitality, down to the cellular level. Anyen… Read More

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  3. Training the Wisdom Body

    Training the Wisdom Body

    Buddhist Yogic Exercise

    • by
    • Rose Taylor Goldfield
    Sitting still in meditation may be the common image that comes to mind when one thinks of Buddhist practice—but just as important is cultivation of awareness through movement. The traditional Tibetan practice of yogic exercises known as lujong helps us connect with and explore the natural wisdom inherent in our living, breathing, feeling bodies. Lujong is an exercise that engages our whole being—body, mind, and subtle body—from the coarse… Read More

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  4. Yoga for a Healthy Lower Back

    Yoga for a Healthy Lower Back

    A Practical Guide to Developing Strength and Relieving Pain

    • by
    • Liz Owen,
    • Holly Lebowitz Rossi
    The sacrum, or lower back, is an incredibly powerful part of the human anatomy. It’s what enables you to stand upright and tall, it unites your upper and lower body, it roots you to the earth—and it is one of the most common areas where people experience chronic pain and discomfort. Yoga practice can have a transformative effect on lower back problems: it allows the body to gain the… Read More

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  5. Yoga: Critical Alignment

    Yoga: Critical Alignment

    Building a Strong, Flexible Practice through Intelligent Sequencing and Mindful Movement

    • by
    • Gert van Leeuwen
    Relax your body, build deep core strength, and find new ease of movement in your practice with Yoga: Critical Alignment. As a serious student or teacher of yoga, you may have a strong, vigorous physical practice, but is it optimized for your body and mind? The key to a sustainable yoga practice is to target alignment and strength at the most fundamental level—the skeleton. This cultivates ease and flow… Read More

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  6. The Power of Ashtanga Yoga

    The Power of Ashtanga Yoga

    Developing a Practice That Will Bring You Strength, Flexibility, and Inner Peace

    • by
    • Kino MacGregor
    Ashtanga Yoga is a graceful, athletic type of yoga that has become extremely popular in recent years. Here, Kino MacGregor, a disciple of Sri K. Pattabhi Jois, the great modern guru who developed Ashtanga Yoga, gives a comprehensive view of the practice and shows how Ashtanga is fundamentally a path of spiritual transformation and personal development. MacGregor delves into the history and tradition of Ashtanga Yoga and reveals how… Read More

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  7. The Mindful Way through Pregnancy

    The Mindful Way through Pregnancy

    Meditation, Yoga, and Journaling for Expectant Mothers

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    • Susan Piver
    Pregnancy is a time of wonder and of momentous change, both emotionally and physically. For many women, it is a time like no other in their lives, filled with excitement and awe but also with great uncertainty and vulnerability. This book-and-audio program brings together writings and simple daily practices for bringing the transformative power of mindfulness to this special time. The Mindful Way through Pregnancy features: •… Read More

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  8. Yoga for Meditators

    Yoga for Meditators

    Poses to Support Your Sitting Practice

    • by
    • Charlotte Bell
    Charlotte Bell, author of Mindful Yoga, Mindful Life, has blended the practices of yoga and meditation since 1986. In her new book, Yoga for Meditators, she writes, “Asana practice, by its very nature, is about preparing the body for meditation. So a book on yoga for meditators may seem redundant. All yoga is for meditators, after all. Still, there are poses that I have found to be optimal in addressing… Read More

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  9. Original Yoga

    Original Yoga

    Rediscovering Traditional Practices of Hatha Yoga

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    • Richard Rosen
    Part history, part philosophy, part yoga instruction manual, this book clears up some of the confusion and misconceptions about the development of yoga, both traditional and modern. Richard Rosen draws from ancient yoga manuals, which combine philosophy with postures and meditations, to show how traditional practice compares with what we do today. He is an engaging, experienced guide who reveals the development of modern yoga through the centuries and shows… Read More

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  10. Yoga for Computer Users

    Yoga for Computer Users

    Healthy Necks, Shoulders, Wrists, and Hands in the Postmodern Age

    • by
    • Sandy Blaine
    An ever-increasing number of people depend on computers for both work and entertainment, which means an ever-increasing number of hours spent slumped in a chair—and an ever-increasing number of hand, wrist, neck, and shoulder injuries. Yoga for Computer Users offers a new kind of preventive self-care. It contains twenty-three illustrated poses and exercises, plus breathing and relaxation techniques, that increase circulation and range of motion, prevent injuries to the upper… Read More

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