With more asanas, vinyasas, full-color anatomical illustrations, and in-depth information, the second edition of Yoga Anatomy provides you with a deeper understanding of the structures and principles underlying each movement and of yoga itself.
From breathing to inversions to standing poses, see how specific muscles respond to the movements of the joints; how alterations of a pose can enhance or reduce effectiveness; and how the spine, breathing, and body position are all fundamentally linked.
Whether you are just beginning your journey or have been practicing yoga for years, Yoga Anatomy will be an invaluable resource--one that allows you to see each movement in an entirely new light.
With Yoga Anatomy, Second Edition, authors Leslie Kaminoff and Amy Matthews, both internationally recognized experts and teachers in anatomy, breathing, and bodywork, have created the ultimate reference for yoga practitioners, instructors, and enthusiasts alike.
Wheels of Life takes you on a powerful journey through progressively transcendent levels of consciousness. View this ancient metaphysical system through the light of new metaphors, ranging from quantum physics to child development. Learn how to explore and balance your own chakras using poetic meditations and simple yoga movements—along with gaining spiritual wisdom, you’ll experience better health, more energy, enhanced creativity, and the ability to manifest your dreams.
“Wheels of Life is the most significant and influential book on the chakras ever written.”
— John Friend, founder of Anusara Yoga
What Hatha Yoga exercises will do for you:
A. Decalcify and loosen your joints.
B. Stretch your tendons.
C. Stretch your ligaments.
D. Mobilize and decalcify your spine.
E. In many cases straighten your spine and improve vertebral
(In severe cases of vertebral disorders, Yoga serves as
an excellent supplement to
chiropractic or osteopathic therapy.)
F. Correct your posture.
G. Stimulate your nervous systems.
H. Stimulate your glands and put them into a state of
I. Increase your breathing capacity by 25 to 300%.
J. Increase your oxygen intake.
K. Improve digestion.
L. Eliminate or improve many feminine disorders.
M. Greatly improve your stamina, endurance and metabolic
N. Release tensions and hypertension.
O. Tache you the skill of auto-relaxation.
P. Improve your skin, your hair and your eating habits.
Q. Help you stop smoking, drinking alcoholic beverages,
and help you to get off
R. Improve your circulation.
S. Strengthen yor whole body to the state of professional
T. Improve your bust line.
U. Trim up your thighs and your hipline.
U. Trim up your thighs and your hip line.
V. Is an ideal basis for natural childbirth.
W. Yoga diets help you reduce weight, without starvation.
X. Yoga nutrition plans make you healthy and able to resist
many common diseases.
Y. Helps you to over come weakness and deficiency.
The author being a Western Yogi sets out to gain the merit and the blessing of the
Buddha by demonstrating and illuminating the Sutra tooters to his best capacity and in
accordance with his particular experience in Samadhi. The author is a European eclectic
who is familiar with most of the esoteric classics of Chinese, Tibetan, Indian, Persian,
Arabic, Greek and Egyptian Antiquity. He is in no capacity a Buddhist scholar, a
Linguist, or and Orientalist. Far from being a theologian, Narayana is a practicing
Samadhi to the reader in both, Eastern and Western terminology.
He sets out to strip the sacred text to its utmost nakedness and truth. This is by
eradicating addenda. Irrelevant dogma, and outright inventions. He stripe the Sutra of
mythological phantasms, dogmatic and scholastic speculations, and outright fantasies by
theocracy. He attempts to eliminate from the Sutra anything that in his view the Buddha