About the Book
This book is written for the purpose to information individuals who are beginning their course in yoga. With that said, it is the perfect reference guide for any individual who is interested in yoga. While the positions, postures, poses and breathing are very important aspects of yoga, this book provides more – although those are included.
You will find the history behind yoga, including information on the book The Yoga Sutras that is more than 2,000 years old and goes into depth about the history, study and focus of yoga and what it is intended to do for your body and your mind. You will also learn about the debate over whether or not yoga is a religion, what the benefits of yoga are and what different styles of yoga there are.
Many people associate yoga with meditation, although they can be independent from one another. With that said, you will read in this book the benefits of yoga and meditation together, and learn the ways that they support one another. In addition, you will read about the importance of breathing techniques during yoga practice.
When you are finished reading and studying this book, you will learn not only the different postures and poses of yoga, but you will gain an understanding of why you should practice yoga!
About the Author
The author of this book has been practicing yoga for many years, yet still considers herself a beginner, even though she has spent a lot of time reading and practicing various forms of yoga. Although she has taken many yoga classes from certified instructors, she does understand the value of practicing yoga alone and on your own time.
With this book, she strives to provide you with the concepts about yoga that she finds both interesting and useful for other beginners. She hopes that her deep knowledge and understanding of the practices of yoga help you achieve what she has – a life full of happiness, satisfaction, self-awareness and balance.
About Jamie Fynn
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Published July 14, 2014
Health, Fitness & Dieting, Education & Reference.