Yoga For Dummies, 3rd Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1118839544
  • ISBN-13: 9781118839546
  • DDC: 181.45
  • Grade Level Range: 12th Grade +
  • 512 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released September 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014

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In this new edition featuring over 20% new and updated content. New coverage on Yoga with partners: Practiced with one other person, and focuses on integrating Yoga practice through communication, trust and leverage through physical contact New coverage on Yoga against the wall: A great tool to use as a prop for all categories of Yoga poses.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents at a Glance.
Table of Contents.
1: Getting Started with Yoga.
2: Yoga 101: Building a Foundation.
3: Ready, Set, Yoga!.
4: Preparing for a Fruitful Yoga Practice.
5: Relaxed like a Noodle: The Fine Art of Letting Go of Stress.
6: Breath and Movement Simplified.
7: Moving into Position: Basic Yoga Postures.
8: Please Be Seated.
9: Standing Tall.
10: Steady as a Tree: Mastering Balance.
11: Absolutely Abs.
12: Looking at the World Upside Down: Safe Inversion Postures.
13: Easy 'round the Bends: Classic Bending Floor Postures.
14: Several Twists on the Yoga Twist.
15: Dynamic Posture: The Rejuvenation Sequence and Sun Salutation.
16: A Recommended Beginners’ Routine for Men and Women.
17: Creating and Customizing Your Yoga Routine.
18: Designing Your Own Yoga Program.
19: Partnering Up for Yoga.
20: It's Never Too Soon: Pre- and Postnatal Yoga.
21: Yoga for Kids and Teens.
22: It's Never Too Late: Yoga for MidLifers and Older Adults.
23: Prop Art: The Why and How of Simple Props.
24: Yoga against the Wall.
25: Living Life the Yoga Way.
26: Yoga Throughout the Day.
27: Meditation and the Higher Reaches of Yoga.
28: Yoga Therapy: Customizing Your Back and Body Treatments.
29: Using Restorative Postures to Relieve Stress and Chronic Pain.
30: The Part of Tens.
31: Ten Tips for a Safe Yoga Practice.
32: Ten Ways to Get the Most out of Your Yoga Practice.
About the Authors.