Light On Life

Author : B.K.S. Iyengar
ISBN : 9781609619589
Genre : Health & Fitness
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B.K.S. Iyengar--hailed as "the Michelangelo of yoga" (BBC) and considered by many to be the most important living yoga master--has spent much of his life introducing the modern world to the ancient practice of yoga. Yoga's popularity is soaring, but its widespread acceptance as an exercise for physical fitness and the recognition of its health benefits have not been matched by an understanding of the emotional, intellectual, and spiritual development that the yogic tradition can also offer. In Light on Life, B.K.S. Iyengar brings readers this new and more complete understanding of the yogic journey. Here Iyengar explores the yogic goal to integrate the different parts of the self (body, emotions, mind, and soul), the role that the yoga postures and breathing techniques play in our search for wholeness, the external and internal obstacles that keep us from progressing along the path, and how yoga can transform our lives and help us to live in harmony with the world around us. For the first time, Iyengar uses stories from his own life, humor, and examples from modern culture to illustrate the profound gifts that yoga offers. Written with the depth of this sage's great wisdom, Light on Life is the culmination of a master's spiritual genius, a treasured companion to his seminal Light on Yoga.
Category: Health & Fitness

Yoga Anatomie

Author : Leslie Kaminoff
ISBN : 9783864134838
Genre : Health & Fitness
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Im Yoga vereinigen sich innere Ruhe und Ausgeglichenheit mit einem starken, flexiblen Körper. Die Positionen oder Asanas kräftigen die Muskeln, entspannen den Geist und stärken die Konzentrationsfähigkeit. Aber was genau passiert eigentlich bei den verschiedenen Übungen im Körper? Der anerkannte Yoga-Experte Leslie Kaminoff hat in seinem Klassiker Yoga-Anatomie erstmals zusammengefasst, auf welche Organe, Muskelgruppen und Gelenke sich die einzelnen Asanas auswirken, wie sie das tun und wann welche Atemtechniken einzusetzen sind. Nun hat er den Bestseller komplett überarbeitet und mit zwei zusätzlichen Kapiteln zum Skelett- und Muskelsystem erweitert. Die wichtigsten Übungen und ihre Wirkungen werden auch in dieser Ausgabe durch exakte Illustrationen so detailgenau beschrieben, wie es anhand von Fotos nie möglich wäre. Mit diesem Buch erhält der Leser ein ganz neues Verständnis über die positive Wirkung von Yoga.
Category: Health & Fitness

Yoga Girl

Author : Rachel Brathen
ISBN : 9783426437100
Genre : Health & Fitness
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Rachel Brathen steht für einen neuen Yoga-Lifestyle und ist dank Instagram weltweit bekannt. Die 1989 geborene Schwedin fand ihre Wahlheimat auf der karibischen Paradiesinsel Aruba. Unter dem Namen "Yoga Girl" präsentiert sie in ihrem gleichnamigen und autobiografischen Buch ein Yoga-Programm, das ihr selbst geholfen hat, Frieden, Freiheit und Liebe im Leben zu finden. In sieben Kapiteln spricht sie über Yoga für jeden Tag, über Selbstliebe und Selbstakzeptanz, über den Flow des Lebens und Spiritualität in der modernen Welt. Jedes Kapitel enthält Yoga-Sequenzen, Rezepte, Meditationen und Atemtechniken. "Yoga Girl" ist für alle, die bereits aktiv Yoga machen, für Anfänger oder einfach für Menschen, die sich für inspirierende Lebensgeschichten interessieren.
Category: Health & Fitness

Heart Yoga

Author : Andrew Harvey
ISBN : 9781583942918
Genre : Health & Fitness
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***WINNER, 2010 Spirituality & Practice Best Spiritual Book Award – Yoga In Heart Yoga, renowned spiritual writer and Sacred Activist Andrew Harvey and longtime yoga teacher Karuna Erickson present a vision of hatha yoga practice that links ancient spiritual traditions to contemporary life. Including excerpts of poetic sacred writing from mystical sages through the ages, the book reminds readers that the purpose of yoga is not to improve one's physical health or even to achieve peace of mind (although these results may be achieved along the way), but to reach a state of unity with the divine, the goal of mystics from all traditions. With detailed descriptions and photographs of fifty yoga poses and their alchemical effects on the body and consciousness, Heart Yoga presents yoga as a simple meditative practice that enables the practitioner to dwell in the heart and experience the bliss of union with the sacred power underlying all of life. The book explains how to prepare for Heart Yoga and describes the “Five Great Joys” that are part of the path. Included are the authors' own compelling stories of their individual journeys along the path of yoga: stories of suffering, transcendence, and joy that both inspire and enlighten. From the Trade Paperback edition.
Category: Health & Fitness

Licht Auf Pranayama

Author : Bellur K. S. Iyengar
ISBN : 3426292130
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Yoga

Author : Bellur Krishnamachar Sundararaja Iyengar
ISBN : 3831026548
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Licht Auf Yoga

Author : Bellur Krishnamachar Sundararaja Iyengar
ISBN : 3868201750
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Gurus Of Modern Yoga

Author : Mark Singleton
ISBN : 9780199374953
Genre : Religion
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Within most pre-modern, Indian traditions of yoga, the role of the guru is absolutely central. Indeed, it was often understood that yoga would simply not work without the grace of the guru. The modern period saw the dawn of new, democratic, scientific modes of yoga practice and teaching. While teachings and gurus have always adapted to the times and circumstances, the sheer pace of cultural change ushered in by modernity has led to some unprecedented innovations in the way gurus present themselves and their teachings, and the way they are received by their students. Gurus of Modern Yoga explores the contributions of individual gurus to the formation of the practices and discourses of yoga today. The focus is not limited to India, but also extends to the teachings of yoga gurus in the modern, transnational world, and within the Hindu diaspora. Each section deals with a different aspect of the guru within modern yoga. Included are extensive considerations of the transnational tantric guru; the teachings of modern yoga's best-known guru, T. Krishnamacharya, and those of his principal disciples; the place of technology, business and politics in the work of global yoga gurus; and the role of science and medicine. As a whole, the book represents an extensive and diverse picture of the place of the guru, both past and present, in contemporary yoga practice.
Category: Religion