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The Complete Guide To Yin Yoga

Author : Bernie Clark
ISBN : 0968766587
Genre : Health & Fitness
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This second edition of this bestseller provides an in-depth look at the philosophy and practice of Yin Yoga with illustrated how-to sections, including detailed descriptions and photographs of more than 30 asanas.

A Journey Into Yin Yoga

Author : Eliot, Travis
ISBN : 9781492557227
Genre : Health & Fitness
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A Journey Into Yin Yoga explores the origins and application of this popular, passive style of yoga. Learn the poses, breathing, and meditation techniques that have helped millions strengthen body, mind, and spirit.

The Yoga Of Divorce

Author : Mike MacConnell
ISBN : 9781460286289
Genre : Family & Relationships
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“So far lawyers are the only ones getting any money.” “There’s no middle ground. We only talk through lawyers.” “I open my mouth and we end up screaming at each other.” Sound familiar? What if there was a way to divorce with a minimum of hostility, time, and expense? It is attainable, even if you are working towards these goals without the cooperation of your spouse. The Yoga of Divorce advocates that we shift our reactions and embrace the notion of cooperative opposition, the idea that the same non-adversarial process that works on the yoga mat can be used at the negotiation table. The key to The Yoga of Divorce’s strategy is to 'park ego at the door'. If we stop trying to 'win' but instead seek a solution that is fair to both sides, we make much smoother progress. The mindful practice of cooperative opposition can simultaneously resolve physical stress and social conflict by intentionally balancing opposite forces. It might seem simple, but it takes conscious effort. We urgently need to make calm decisions at those times when being calm is most difficult—such as in the midst of emotional crisis. When stakes are highest we feel most triggered to attack. For the sake of our children, our wealth, and our personal well-being, we need to work past negative emotions and put ego in its place. Only then will we find lasting peace and amicable resolutions.

Letters From The Yoga Masters

Author : Marion (Mugs) McConnell
ISBN : 9781623170363
Genre : Health & Fitness
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This intimate and insightful account of the life of Dr. Harry (Hari) Dickman, referred to by Swami Sivananda as “the yogi of the West,” features more than fifty years of correspondence between Dickman and well-known yoga masters such as Swami Sivananda, Ramana Maharshi, Paramhansa Yogananda, and almost one hundred others. Marion (Mugs) McConnell, Dickman’s student, has created a brilliant and loving tribute to her teacher, who founded the Latvian Yoga Society in the early 1930s and later spread his knowledge in the U.S. with the blessings of Paramhansa Yogananda, author of Autobiography of a Yogi. Offering a broad range of information on yoga history, theory, and techniques from a variety of different paths, Letters from the Yoga Masters contains a treasure trove of previously unavailable material and presents detailed teachings about pranayama, mudras, diet, and much more, all interwoven with stories and personal anecdotes. Taken together, the rare correspondence and personal chronicles provide an unparalleled glimpse into the life of a yogi, the development of yoga in the West, and the ways that spiritual wealth is disseminated across generations. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Your Body Your Yoga

Author : Bernie Clark
ISBN : 0968766536
Genre : Health & Fitness
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Learn alignment cues that are skillful, safe, and best suited to you.


Author : Bernie Clark
ISBN : 0968766528
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Why practice yoga or Yin Yoga in particular? YinSights, a new book by Bernie Clark, has the answers. In YinSights, Clark explores the benefits of yoga, as viewed by both the Eastern and Western worlds and relates how it affects the body and mind. Although more and more students are embracing the Yin-side of yoga, Yin Yoga is still relatively unknown. Filling a void in yoga literature, YinSights serves as a practical guide for students interested in understanding Yin Yoga. YinSights is divided into two main sections. The first investigates the benefits of yoga on the physical body, the energetic body, and the mind/emotional body. Clark presents three points of view - those of the yogis in India, the Daoists in China, and the medical and scientific researchers of the West. The second section explores the practice of Yin Yoga in detail, and several flows are offered each with different themes. Slower versions of the normally active or yang Sun Salutations are provided, as well as even gentler ways to stimulate the flow of prana, chi, or energy. While YinSights illustrates how to practice Yin Yoga, it is not just for those seeking knowledge about Yin Yoga in particular. The book also discusses the advantages of all styles of yoga and will be of interest to every yoga student. "Bernie Clark's Yinsights is one of the best yoga resources now available, no matter what your preferred style of practice." - Paul Grilley, author of Yin Yoga

Yin Yoga Flow Life Manual

Author : Michele Whaley
ISBN : 1078211671
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A complete Yin Yoga Manual with more than 70 poses that progress from a beginning student all the way to a seasoned yogi along with how to sequence for yin classes vs yang style yoga. With this book you will learn how and when to use props such as blocks, bolsters, straps, and blankets. Each pose begins with the modification for newer students and leads up to advanced progressions with suggestions of other poses to assist in opening and stabilizing the body. Learn which body parts need to be opened and stabilized before introducing a pose within a sequence. Learn the benefits and contraindications of poses, how and when to apply bandhas (yoga locks), mudras (hand sealing gestures), pranayamas, and other associations with asanas such as the chakra or meridian it relates to. This book also contains information and practices for Kriya Yin Yoga and meditation practices, and also takes a deeper look into the chakra and meridian connection within Yin Yoga practice. It is believed that each pose is linked with a particular meridian(s) and/or chakra(s) in the body's subtle energy system. Explore how the meridians of the body and its systems inner relate with the chakras and its energy highways known as the nadis. This book is intended to bring inspiration to your practice as well help one to develop a much deeper understanding of the yogic system and how yin and yang energy work together in a synergistic way to heal and support the mind and body.Michele is the founder of Yoga Flow Life and co-founder of Body Flow Fitness Academy. She holds the Yoga Alliance designation of E-RYT 500 & YACEP. You can also find Michele teaching classes and workshops at local gyms and studios in the greater Vancouver/Portland area. Michele began practicing Yoga after a serious injury occurred in the military in 1999. A few years after her recovery she went on to take Hatha Yoga (Anusara inspired) I & II and began to realize her growing passion for the Yogic lifestyle and continued on to receive her 500 hour training in Vinyasa Flow Yoga at The Lotus Seed in 2013. Since this time she has dove into the profession by studying and practicing the 8 limbs of the Yogic philosophy, learning Hindu and Buddhist traditions, culture, and history, as well as receiving certified training in Kundalini and Yin/Restorative Yoga. In her spare time Michele also enjoys practicing and teaching Pilates, Barre, and Belly Dance.Michele instructs a form of Yoga that fuses together the different yogic techniques and styles she has learned over the years into one seamless flowing practice. Her classes teach to all people from every walk of life with compassion, a concentration on breathing techniques and an intense focus on correct alignment with the use of props as needed. Yoga has become an essential component in Michele's life as the physical practices (asanas) not only keep her ever-changing body in remarkable condition, the other 7 limbs have been enormously beneficial in teaching her proper breathing techniques to connect the mind and body, mudras and mantras to vibrate on a higher level, meditations to listen to the inner higher self, proper eating and drinking habits to assist in maintaining the body, and most importantly Yoga has helped her manage PTSD as well as other anxiety and depression issues stemming from childhood traumas. She is learning everyday to stay in and accept her present

Your Spine Your Yoga

Author : Bernie Clark
ISBN : 0968766552
Genre : Health & Fitness
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Your Spine, Your Yoga is the long-awaited second book of the Your Body, Your Yoga series. Focusing on the axial body, from the tip of the tailbone to the top of the skull, Your Spine, Your Yoga will explain how your body is unique and how this uniqueness affects your yoga practice. The latest anatomical understanding of the spine and its biomechanical abilities is described in varying levels of detail, for the novice to the experienced reader. Applying these principles to a safe and effective yoga practice holds a few surprises: you may discover that not every pose in yoga is a good idea for you, given the nature of your spine and the way we have previously been taught to stress it. Stability is more important than mobility for the vast majority of people, although many yoga classes promote the opposite view. Your Spine, Your Yoga offers alternative perspectives and prescriptions for a yoga practice that is spine sparing and strength building, based upon your unique biology and biography and your unique intentions

Get Your Asana On The Water

Author : Rick Burnett
ISBN : 0692144692
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Get Your Asana on the Water is a comprehensive manual for teaching yoga on a standup paddle board. Featuring: - Over 75 step-by-step pose descriptions - High quality color photographs - Detailed chapters on: Water Safety; Choosing the Right Equipment; Taking Care of Your Investment; Preparing for Your Class; Teaching SUP; Sequencing and more!

The Complete Idiot S Guide To Alternative Medicine

Author : Alan H. Pressman
ISBN : 0028627423
Genre : Medical
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Offers advice on using alternative therapies to treat common complaints, including herbal treatments, acupuncture, massage therapy, food supplements, and Chinese medicine

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