Warrior Pose: How Yoga (Literally) Saved My Life

By Brad Willis, Bhava Ram

From overlaying front strains of the Gulf warfare to investigating Colombian drug lords to dwelling with freedom opponents within the mountains of Afghanistan, conflict correspondent Brad Willis was once conversant in hazard. but if mortal threat got here, it used to be from an unforeseen direction.

At the head of his profession, a damaged again and failed surgical procedure left Willis completely disabled and condemned to lifestyles in a physique brace. Then got here a prognosis of terminal, degree IV throat cancer.

At his fiftieth birthday celebration, pals amassed round Willis, who used to be crippled, nearly mute, depressed, strung out on narcotic medicinal drugs, and loss of life. midway during the social gathering Willis discovered the party’s real purpose—his pals have been there to assert goodbye.

Everyone knew Willis used to be on his approach out...everyone other than his 2-year-old son, who advised, “Get up, Daddy!”

His son’s phrases ringing in his ears, Willis selected to desert Western medication and embody the main esoteric practices of Yoga to heal his physique, brain, and soul—ridding himself of melanoma and completely restoring his again. As an emblem of his trip, he took the religious identify Bhava Ram, which stands for “Living from the Heart.”

Warrior Pose is an experience chronicling probably the most momentous occasions of our time via a journalist’s eyes, an unforgettable tale in regards to the strength of affection among father and son, and a transformational trip of self-healing, internal peace, and wholeness.

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Light on Yoga: Yoga Dipika

By B. K. S. Iyengar

The definitive consultant to the philosophy and perform of Yoga--the historic therapeutic self-discipline for physique and mind--by its maximum dwelling instructor. Light on Yoga presents whole descriptions and illustrations of all of the positions and respiring routines. includes a foreword by way of Yehudi Menuhin. Illustrations all through.

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The Yoga Birth Method: A Step-by-Step Guide for Natural Childbirth

By Dorothy Guerra

Plan a childbirth that’s calm, typical, and self-empowered with The Yoga delivery Method. employing the knowledge of yoga in the course of the levels of being pregnant and hard work, writer Dorothy Guerra provides an eight-step pathway for connecting together with your brain, physique, and spirit from begin to finish.

This easy-to-use consultant can assist you arrange for a favorable and pleased childbirth. deal with ache, do away with anxiousness, and inspire hard work development with respiring and meditation strategies, affirmations, and yoga poses. decide upon an goal that turns into a focus for embracing a peaceful frame of mind in the course of the actual and emotional demanding situations of work. You’ll additionally locate tips in drafting a start plan, labor-support suggestions for delivery companions, worthy illustrations, info on clinical intervention, and a “go to” bankruptcy with distinct recommendation on all phases of work to exploit whilst the massive day arrives.

Praise:
“A appealing mind-body-spirit method of birth!”―Penny Simkin, PT, writer of The start Partner

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Yoga for Wellness: Healing with the Timeless Teachings of Viniyoga

By Gary Kraftsow

Mainstream the United States is ultimately catching directly to what jap international locations have identified for hundreds of thousands of years--that yoga is not just a good, minimal impact approach to elevate flexibility and decrease pressure, it's also invaluable in therapeutic any variety of afflictions, from universal aches and pains to persistent ailments and emotional setbacks. during this effortless to persist with consultant for practitioners in any respect degrees, America's top instructor of Viniyoga emphasizes the actual in addition to the non secular parts of therapeutic via yoga. starting with a normal advent, he then comprises case stories and particular yoga sequences designed to handle person illnesses. better of all, each one step of every posture in a chain is obviously illustrated with its personal photo. The routines during this ebook are actually transformative and likely to assist these trying to find choices to mainstream drugs and people trying to find a manner of changing into extra focused on their very own actual wellbeing and fitness.

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The Yoga Face: Eliminate Wrinkles with the Ultimate Natural Facelift

By Annelise Hagen

View our characteristic on Annelise Hagen's The Yoga Face.

To preserve their faces having a look more youthful, girls this present day test every little thing from invasive methods similar to cosmetic surgery and Botox to pricey cosmeceuticals. The Yoga Face is a brand new and entirely usual substitute anti-aging routine that girls can do every time and anywhere-and in precisely mins. The routines, constructed by means of yoga professional and teacher Annelise Hagen, are in accordance with an easy precept: The muscle mass of the face aren't any diverse from the muscle groups of the remainder of the physique. when you do not workout the muscle mass under the neck, they develop into vulnerable and flabby, and a similar factor will occur for your face with age. simply as yoga workouts paintings the muscular tissues within the physique, the stretches and pursuits in The Yoga Face tighten and tone the face muscles-and strive against wrinkles. "Working out" with enjoyable facial workouts corresponding to the Louis Armstrong "Satchmo," the Marilyn Monroe "kiss," and the "Lion Face," readers will realize alterations fast; and through the years, the implications are dramatic. Illustrated with greater than seventy-five instructive pictures all through, The Yoga Face bargains a simple, secure, and potent technique to aid ladies flip again the clock and feature appealing, young-looking dermis.

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Krishnamacharya: His Life and Teachings

By A.G. Mohan

Here's a own tribute to "the father of recent yoga" Sri Tirumalai Krishnamacharya (1888-1989), written by way of one in all his longtime disciples. Krishnamacharya used to be a well known Indian yoga grasp, Ayurvedic healer, and student who modernized yoga perform and whose students—including B. ok. S. Iyengar, ok. Pattabhi Jois, T. ok. V. Desikachar, and Indra Devi—dramatically popularized yoga within the West.

In this publication, the writer, A. G. Mohan, a well-respected yoga instructor and yoga therapist, attracts on his personal thoughts and Krishnamacharya's diaries and recorded fabric, to give a desirable view of the fellow and his teachings, and Mohan's personal hot and encouraging dating with the master. This portrait of the nice instructor is a compelling and informative learn for yoga lecturers and scholars who really are looking to comprehend the resource in their culture and perform.

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Bengal Nights: A Novel

By Mircea Eliade

Set in Thirties Calcutta, this can be a roman á clef of exceptional intimacy. initially released in Romanian in 1933, this semiautobiographical novel through the area popular pupil Mircea Eliade information the passionate awakenings of Alain, an formidable younger French engineer flush with colonial satisfaction and prejudice and entire of a ecu fascination with the mysterious subcontinent.

Offered the hospitality of a senior Indian colleague, Alain grasps on the probability to find the real India firsthand. He quickly reveals himself enchanted by way of his host's daughter, the beautiful and inscrutable Maitreyi, a precocious younger poet and previous scholar of Tagore. What follows is an enthralling, tentative flirtation that quickly, opposed to the entire proprieties and precepts of Indian society, blossoms right into a love affair either most unlikely and eventually tragic. This erotic ardour performs itself out in Alain's recommendations lengthy after its sour end. In hindsight he units down the tale, quoting from the diaries of his disordered days, and attempting to make experience of the unhappy affair.

A vibrantly poetic love tale, Bengal Nights is usually a merciless account of the wreckage left within the wake of a tender man's self discovery. right away frightening and deeply relocating, Eliade's tale repeats the styles of eu engagement with India at the same time it exposes and condemns them. useful for the perception it deals into Eliade's lifestyles and suggestion, it's a paintings of serious highbrow and emotional strength.

"Bengal Nights is forceful and harshly poignant, written with a good love of India trained via clear-eyed knowing. yet don't open it for those who like to stay unmoved by way of your analyzing topic. it really is sufficient to make stones weep.

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Light on the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali

By B. K. S. Iyengar

BKS Iyengar’s translation and observation on those historical yoga sutras has been defined because the “bible” of yoga.
This re-creation of the vintage textual content encompasses a new advent by means of BKS Iyengar, in addition to a foreword by means of Godfrey Devereux, writer of Dynamic Yoga.

Patanjali wrote this selection of yoga knowledge over 2,000 years in the past. they're among the world’s such a lot respected and old teachings and are the earliest, so much holy yoga reference.

The Sutras are brief and to the purpose – each one being just a line or lengthy. BKS Iyengar has translated every one, and supplied his personal insightful statement and cause of sleek readers.

The Sutras express the reader how we will remodel ourselves during the perform of yoga, progressively constructing the brain, physique and feelings, in order to develop into spiritually evolved.

The Sutras also are an excellent creation to the religious philosophy that's the origin of yoga practise.

The booklet is carefully cross-referenced, and listed, leading to an obtainable and worthwhile booklet that's of big worth either to scholars of Indian philosophy and practitioners of yoga.

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Gardener's Yoga: 40 Yoga Poses to Help Your Garden Flow

Listed here are forty yoga poses in particular designed for gardeners' our bodies and spirits to stretch, sit back, and develop throughout the seasons. With the correct series of yoga poses, a gardener's physique can bend with the wind and stretch to the sky to relieve the aches that come from all that digging, pulling, and sporting. during this fantastically illustrated booklet, yoga poses are divided into seasonal sequences--or flows--each addressing the gardener's physique, the nation of the backyard, and the wildlife. The perform of yoga aligns completely with gardening in its motions, metaphors, and calming results.

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