Yoga Fitness, 1st Edition

  • Amie Leavitt
  • Published By: Mitchell Lane
  • ISBN-10: 1612285910
  • ISBN-13: 9781612285917
  • DDC: 613.7
  • Grade Level Range: 6th Grade - 8th Grade
  • 48 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2015 | Published/Released January 2015
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2015

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This contemporary title explores yoga trends in today's health-oriented world. The teenage reader is exposed to the universe of the most popular styles of yoga, including hatha, vinyasa, Ashtanga (power yoga), Iyengar, and Bikram (hot yoga), and is encouraged to draw conclusions as to the appropriateness of the activity in his or her life. New and trending yoga styles like doga, yogalates, and acroyoga are included. Safety issues are presented where appropriate. The "Yoga Fitness" title has been developed to encourage teens to analyze the information and satisfies many of the Common Core specific goals, higher level skills, and progressive strategies for middle grade and junior high level students.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Copyright Page.
1: Do I Really Want to be a Yogi or Yogini?.
2: Thousands of Years Ago and Thousands of Miles Away.
3: How are a Pigeon, a Cobra, and a Downward-Facing Dog Alike?.
4: Yoga: The Strengthening of Body, Mind, and Spirit.
5: Taking Your Practice to the Next Level.
Where to Get Started.
Further Reading.
About the Author.