The definitive guide to the philosophy and practice of Yoga – the ancient healing discipline for body and mind – by its greatest living teacher. Light on Yoga provides 600 complete descriptions and illustrations of all the positions and breathing exercises. Features a foreword by Yehudi Menuhin.
If you are serious about the physical postures you will love this book. If you are just curious about the range of what is possible this book is where you will find it.
BKS Iyengar, a true master of asana, demonstrates all the common poses and a huge variety of variations, but he does not stop there. He gives detailed instructions for getting into the poses, getting out of the poses, what to expect while in the poses and more. He details the benefits of each pose and suggests what poses are curative for what ailments. This book is a tremendous resource, unmatched in the field. Helpful chapters on pranayama, bhandas and kriyas, plus explanations of important mudras are also included.
- Dimensions: 5½” x 8″
- Pages: 544