eBook B.K.S. Iyengar Yoga, 1st Edition

  • B.K.S. Iyengar
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  • ISBN-10: 1465425322
  • ISBN-13: 9781465425324
  • DDC: 613.7
  • Grade Level Range: 12th Grade +
  • 432 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released September 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014
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Updated to celebrate the Yogi's 90th birthday, this perennial bestseller is the only illustrated practical Iyengar yoga guide written by the master himself. B.K.S. Iyengar Yoga: The Path to Holistic Health is the complete, authoritative teachings of B.K.S. Iyengar for mind, body, and health, and is suitable for every level of ability, age, and physical conditions. The book includes all the classic asanas, which are illustrated with 360ΒΌ views of step-by-step sequences. There are also yoga sequences devoted to help ease the symptoms of more than 80 ailments, from asthma and arthritis to IBS and varicose veins. This edition's new material includes a chapter of reportage-style photography focusing on the life and works of B.K.S Iyengar, chronicling his path from a sickly childhood to a worldwide yoga authority.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Title Page.
1: Life and Work.
2: Iyengar the Guru.
3: The Iyengar Approach to Yoga.
4: The Iyengar Legacy.
5: Message from B.K.S. Iyengar.
6: Yoga for You.
7: Aims of Yoga.
8: The Way to Health.
9: Benefits of Poses.
10: Yoga and Stress.
11: Yoga and Fitness.
12: Philosophy of Yoga.
13: Meaning of Yoga.
14: Philosophy of Asanas.
15: States of Mind.
16: Eight Limbs.
17: Pranayama.
18: Chakras.
19: The Guru and the Yogi.
20: Asanas for You.
21: Classic Poses.
22: Standing Asanas.
23: Sitting Asanas.
24: Forward Bends.
25: Twists.
26: Inversions.
27: Back Bends.
28: Reclining Asanas.
29: Yoga for Stress.
30: Understanding Stress.
31: The Modern World.
32: Food and Nourishment.
33: Positive and Negative Stress.
34: Asanas and Stress.
35: Asanas with Props.
36: Props.
37: Asanas for Stress.
38: Pranayama with Props.
39: The Importance of Pranayama.
40: Ujjayi Pranayama.
41: Viloma 2 Pranayama.
42: Yoga for Ailments.
43: Yoga Therapy.
44: Heart and Circulation.
45: Respiratory System.
46: Digestive System.
47: Urinary System.
48: Hormonal System.
49: Immune System.
50: Muscles, Bones, and Joints.
51: Skin.
52: Brain and Nervous System.
53: Mind and Emotions.
54: Women’s Health.
55: Men’s Health.
56: Iyengar Yoga Course.
57: Guide to Your Yoga Practice.
58: 20-Week Yoga Course.
Anatomy Guide.
Names of Asanas.
Useful Addresses.