The Power of Yoga

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Basic Health Publications, Inc., 2004 - Health & Fitness - 192 pages
The yoga exercises in the book are based on Hatha yoga for exercise and relaxation, and Kalari yoga for preparing the mind and body for meditation. The physical, mental, health, and Ayurvedic benefits of each asana (yoga posture) are clearly explained. In short, "The Power of Yoga provides readers with all they need to know not only to perform the postures well, but also to understand their underlying purpose and what benefits to expect.
 

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Contents

NECK SHOULDER PAIN
106
Head rolls
108
WOMENS PROBLEMS
110
Shoulder stand
112
METABOLISM
114
CIRCULATION HEART
118
Deep lunge balance
120
yoga for stressrelief relaxation
122

Salute to the sun
28
yoga for exercise
38
Warmup
40
Triangle
50
Warrior 1
52
Warrior 2
54
Back bend
56
Leg lift
58
Sitting balance
62
Onearm balance
66
Letter T
70
Jet
72
Spinal twist 1
74
Breathe relax 1
76
FACE THROAT
80
NECK SHOULDERS
82
UPPER ARMS
84
CHEST
86
ABDOMEN
88
WAIST
90
BUTTOCKS
92
yoga for heath
94
RESPIRATION
96
Energy booster
98
DIGESTION
100
BACK PAIN
102
Back twist
104
Balancing workout
124
Tree
132
Standing bow
134
Wheel
136
Lying flat twist
138
Rabbit
140
Dog
142
Spinal twist 2
144
Spinal twist 3
148
Breathe relax 2
150
Rejuvenation
152
Nerve soother
154
Deep relaxation
156
yoga the for minds spirit
158
Meditation in motion
160
Horse
170
Elephant
172
Lion
174
Leg kicks
176
Circles
178
Pranayama
180
Candle gazing
182
Visualization
184
Index
186
Acknowledgments
190
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About the author (2004)

Vimla Lalvani is an acclaimed yoga expert and teacher. She has made many television appearances and produced a number of best-selling videos. Her previous books include Yogacise, Classic Yoga, Yoga for Stress, and the Complete Book of Yoga.

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