Released on 2006-09-01Categories Religion

Yoga Poems

Yoga Poems

Author: Leza Lowitz

Publisher: Stone Bridge Press, Inc.

ISBN: 9780893469726

Category: Religion

Page: 144

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The sixty poems in this book are windows into the mind/body/spirit experiences that come about through yoga practice. Each poem is named for a posture or breath exercise and is inspired by the physical properties of the pose or some aspect of breathing that led the poet to deeper understanding. Listening to these poems read aloud, or contemplating them on one’s own, will help yoga students understand their own struggles and inspire them on the way to personal transformation.
Released on 2006-09-01Categories Religion

Yoga Poems

Yoga Poems

Author: Leza Lowitz

Publisher: Stone Bridge Press

ISBN: 9781933330112

Category: Religion

Page: 130

View: 244

Now in paperback, this pose-inspired collection is a wonderful gift for any yoga student
Released on 2002-01-14Categories Health & Fitness

Yoga

Yoga

Author: Rodney Yee

Publisher: Macmillan

ISBN: 0312273312

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 374

View: 542

Guides beginners through eight full yoga practices, each prefaced by a student-teacher dialogue, in a volume that is complemented by hundreds of photographs and covers the author's personal philosophies. Original.
Released on 2007-07-31Categories Health & Fitness

Yoga as Medicine

Yoga as Medicine

Author: Yoga Journal

Publisher: Bantam

ISBN: 9780553903942

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 592

View: 582

The definitive book of yoga therapy, this groundbreaking work comes to you from the medical editor of the country’s premier yoga magazine, who is both a practicing yogi and a Western-trained physician. Beginning with an overview of the history and science of yoga, Dr. McCall describes the many different techniques in the yoga tool kit; explains what yoga does and who can benefit from it (virtually everyone!); and provides lavishly illustrated and minutely detailed instructions on starting a yoga practice geared to your fitness level and your health status. Yoga as Medicine offers a wealth of practical information, including how to: •Utilize yogic tools, including postures, breathing techniques, and meditation, for both prevention and healing of illness •Master the art of becoming more in tune with your body •Communicate more effectively with your doctor •Adopt therapeutic yoga practices as either an alternative or a complement to surgery and to expensive, sometimes dangerous medications •Practice safely Find an instructor and a style of yoga that are right for you. With twenty chapters devoted to the work of individual master teachers, including such well-known figures as Patricia Walden, John Friend, and Rodney Yee, Yoga as Medicine shows how these experts have applied the wisdom of this ancient holistic practice to twenty different conditions, ranging from arthritis to chronic fatigue, depression, heart disease, HIV/AIDS, infertility, insomnia, multiple sclerosis, and obesity. Defining yoga as “a systematic technology to improve the body, understand the mind, and free the spirit,” Dr. McCall shows the way to a path that can truly alter your life. An indispensable guide for the millions who now practice yoga or would like to begin, as well as for yoga teachers, body workers, doctors, nurses, and other health professionals.
Released on 2013-08-28Categories Health & Fitness

Yoga and Parkinson's Disease

Yoga and Parkinson's Disease

Author: Peggy Van Hulsteyn

Publisher: Demos Medical Publishing

ISBN: 9781617051722

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 232

View: 284

Ease stiffness, improve strength and balance, and relieve stress with gentle, easy yoga postures. Yoga is one of the most beneficial complementary therapies for Parkinsonís disease (PD), helping to increase flexibility, correct posture, loosen tight, painful muscles, build confidence, and in general, enhance the quality of life. Peggy van Hulsteyn, who was diagnosed with PD 12 years ago, has experienced these benefits firsthand. In Yoga and Parkinson's Disease, van Hulsteyn draws on her 40-year yoga practice, collaborating with two certified yoga teachers to provide an accessible, easy-to-follow, and encouraging guide for bringing the benefits of yoga into your life, even if you've never done yoga before. Yoga and Parkinsonís Disease includes: Step-by-step instructions and easy-to-follow photographs Seated and assisted postures for those with limited mobility and unsteadiness Postures that can be done in bed to help you start your day Variations to ensure comfort and safety Tips for making practice easy, approachable, and sustainable And much more
Released on 2015-01-27Categories Health & Fitness

The Poetry of Yoga

The Poetry of Yoga

Author: Hawah

Publisher: Poetry of Yoga

ISBN: 1940468256

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 300

View: 340

Hafiz, Gibran, Neruda, Rumi . . . their yoga mats were blank pieces of paper; they did asana with pencils between their fingers; their pranayama was inverted metaphor; and their Samadhi was uninhibited, naked poetry. Yoga is a journey, an intricate dance of mind, body, breath, and spirit. It is cultivation of self-awareness through reflection.The Poetry of Yoga is an ecstatic gathering of poetry written by some of the most accomplished and well-known spiritual teachers of our time. Poems are set in the following yogic themes: compassion, desire, freedom, transformation, and service. A book all yoga practitioners cherish and return to over and over for nourishment and inspiration.
Released on 2007-09-11Categories Poetry

The Best American Poetry 2007

The Best American Poetry 2007

Author: David Lehman

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1416568352

Category: Poetry

Page: 192

View: 191

The twentieth edition of The Best American poetry series celebrates the rich and fertile landscape of American poetry. Renowned poet Heather McHugh loves words and the unexpected places they take you; her own poetry elevates wordplay to a species of metaphysical wit. For this year's anthology McHugh has culled a spectacular group of poems reflecting her passion for language, her acumen, and her vivacious humor. From the thousands of poems published or posted in one year, McHugh has chosen seventy-five that fully engage the reader while illustrating the formal and tonal diversity of American poetry. With new work by established poets such as Louise Glück, Robert Hass, and Richard Wilbur, The Best American Poetry 2007 also features such younger talents as Ben Lerner, Meghan O'Rourke, Brian Turner, and Matthea Harvey. Graced with McHugh's fascinating introduction, the anthology includes the ever-popular notes and comments section in which the contributors write about their work. Series editor David Lehman's engaging foreword limns the necessity of poetry. The Best American Poetry 2007 is an exciting addition to a series committed to covering the American poetry scene and delivering great poems to a broad audience.
Released on 2007-06-18Categories Sports & Recreation

Yoga

Yoga

Author: Daren Callahan

Publisher: McFarland

ISBN: 9780786431625

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 365

View: 719

Millions of people practice some form of yoga, but they often do so without a clear understanding of its history, traditions, and purposes. This comprehensive bibliography, designed to assist researchers, practitioners, and general readers in navigating the extensive yoga literature, lists and comments upon English-language yoga texts published since 1981. It includes entries for more than 2,400 scholarly as well as popular works, manuals, original Sanskrit source text translations, conference proceedings, doctoral dissertations, and master's theses. Entries are arranged alphabetically by author for easy access, while thorough author, title, and subject indexes will help readers find books of interest.