Yoga Mind, Body & Spirit: A Return to Wholeness by Donna Farhi - PDF and EPUB eBook

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The author of Yoga Journal's most-read column presents the first holistic guide to yoga A user-friendly guide illustrated...

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Details of Yoga Mind, Body & Spirit: A Return to Wholeness

Exact title of the book
Yoga Mind, Body & Spirit: A Return to Wholeness
Book author
Donna Farhi
Book edition
Paperback
Number of pages
272 pages
Language
English
Published
May 1st 2000 by Holt McDougal
File size (in PDF)
1088 kB
Yoga Mind, Body & Spirit: A Return to Wholeness

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The author of Yoga Journal's 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 & Spirit sets 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 & Spirit are 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 & Spirit is the ideal book for today's mainstream audience.