Meditations from the Mat offers 365 daily meditations that help integrate mindfulness into everyday life. Each day's reflection begins with a thought-provoking quote and then explores one intriguing aspect of yoga philosophy. Gates weaves stories of his own remarkable healing and growth with the yoga sutras of Patanjali, and provides illuminating and moving explanations of how yoga teachings apply to real-life situations. Whether read in the morning to set the tone for the day, during yoga, or at the end of the day, Meditations from the Mat will support and enhance anyone’s yoga journey. You seek deeper spiritual meaning Username or e-mail * Erich Schiffmann takes a unique approach to yoga practice that may shift the way that you do yoga. Schooled in the Iyengar and Desikachar approaches, Schiffmann has a uniquely gentle, transformative approach to alignment and body awareness. His easy-to-follow yoga pose tutorials, yoga sequences and perspective on yoga practice help you stay centered in your practice and calm and mindful in your life. He covers meditation, pranayama, the essence of yoga practice, lines of energy and asanas to create a wonderfully comprehensive book on yoga. × You are looking for a detailed, comprehensive guide to yoga Light on Yoga by B.K.S. Iyengar This book is a personal reflection on the life and philosophy of one of the most talented teachers of our time. Arlene Bjork had a way of inspiring and guiding her students to explore the deeper truths and aspects of yoga, while offering true insight into how to incorporate yoga in all aspects of your life and how a regular practice will enhance your experience of living. If you are a teacher, you will learn to make a more profound connection with your students, one that will manifest both on and off the mat. In addition, it offers a personable interpretation of all the aspects of yoga philosophy that often seem inaccessible to most practitioners. Programs David Procyshyn's blog About us You want a book with color photos You like to learn about pose sequencing and creating themes in your practice You feel the way you do yoga now is fine You don’t like learning new approaches to yoga practice You like to learn about yoga philosophy and how they apply to practice Toggle navigation You aren’t interested in learning about how your body works Click here to purchase Yoga: The Spirit and Practise of Moving Through Stillness on Amazon Click here to purchase Eastern Body Western Mind from Amazon Many students find Donna Farhi’s Yoga Mind, Body and Spirit to be an invaluable part of their yoga journey. Donna provides a way to experience yoga in a more complete way, allowing the asanas to come to life through ‘seven moving principles’: namely breathe, yield, radiate, center, support, align and engage. With an impressive section on the mechanics of movement, beautiful photos (including what not to do) and yoga pose sections divided into standing poses, seated poses, back bends, arm balances, restorative poses and yoga breathing practices, Donna’s Yoga Mind, Body and Spirit will teach you so much about the practice of yoga, whether you are a student or an instructor. Anatomy of Hatha Yoga: A Manual for Students, Teachers, and Practitioners by H. David Coulter Forum Yoga Poses You are an instructor and want to teach with a stronger focus on anatomy Programs You love learning about your body, how you move and why You aren’t interested in learning about how your body works Events H. David Coulter's Anatomy of Hatha Yoga is possibly the most comprehensive yoga anatomy book that exists. It reads, at times, like an anatomy or physiology text book, moving through an impressive detailed analysis of movement and posture, breathing and abdominopelvic exercises before taking that same approach to analyze standing poses, backbending poses, forward bending postures, twisting postures, headstand, shoulderstand and finishing with relaxation and meditation. It's a thick book (almost 600 pages) and extremely dense with information, which is guaranteed to satisfy the most dedicated anatomy nerd. Although it definitely wouldn't be considered an easy read, it is, for the most part, surprisingly accessible for the average person. You enjoy reading about Buddhist philosophy You appreciate simple explanations and photos (black and white) David Procyshyn's blog Author You don’t want a book that blends eastern philosophy and western medicine You don’t want a book that focusses mostly on practical meditation techniques Our Teachers You would like to learn how to help heal certain organs using yoga H. David Coulter's Anatomy of Hatha Yoga is possibly the most comprehensive yoga anatomy book that exists. It reads, at times, like an anatomy or physiology text book, moving through an impressive detailed analysis of movement and posture, breathing and abdominopelvic exercises before taking that same approach to analyze standing poses, backbending poses, forward bending postures, twisting postures, headstand, shoulderstand and finishing with relaxation and meditation. It's a thick book (almost 600 pages) and extremely dense with information, which is guaranteed to satisfy the most dedicated anatomy nerd. Although it definitely wouldn't be considered an easy read, it is, for the most part, surprisingly accessible for the average person. You aren’t interested in learning about how your body works Programs Comments You are an instructor and want to teach with a stronger focus on anatomy Shoulder Strength and Stability You are only interested in the physical side of yoga Grateful You don’t want a book that focusses mostly on practical meditation techniques You would benefit from a book that summarizes yoga and yoga poses You would benefit from a step-by-step guide to move into each pose You like to learn how to apply yoga to your daily life Beautifully laid out, this synthesis of wisdom traditions is filled with a generous amount of information, photos and insights. Sarah's description of meridian theory and how it so beautifully connects with yoga practice is unique and refreshing. The book's main focus is on yin yoga, and Sarah offers a number of yoga sequences that are designed to pressurize certain meridians and help heal specific organs, while dividing each yoga practice into a long and short version so you can more easily adapt them to your schedule. She completes this wonderfully written book with seated pranayama practices, basic Buddha dharma and suggested mindfulness meditations. You love learning about anatomy You like to challenge yourself Our Teachers You enjoy daily, thought-provoking quotes or stories Get access to bonus, subscriber-only videos You value a book that is written by someone who is considered a master Improve your practice with exclusive challenges and programs Username or e-mail * Namaste! Programs Featuring over 170 yoga postures, this book is an illustrated, step-by-step guide to achieving each posture, including how to move into the pose, the gaze, build-up poses, counter poses, how to lighten the pose and its effects on the body and mind. The Yoga Bible also has a general introduction to yoga, including what yoga is, some yoga philosophy, common styles and suggestions around getting the best out of your practice. You could say that this is the best comprehensive yoga pocket book that exists – although, you need a very big pocket to fit it in! The requested URL /?p=351 was not found on this server. Grateful You would prefer an anatomy book that doesn't read like a text book Yoga Poses Peak Pose Challenges Username or e-mail * You would benefit from a book that summarizes yoga and yoga poses Beginners Remember me You are looking for a book that shows pose modifications or sequencing Yoga Poses, Practice and Philosophy You would like to try to feel better using meditation anniebell 4 months ago Understanding functional anatomy has the potential of transforming not only your practice, but your relationship to your body. This is by far the most impressive guide to functional anatomy and yoga that I have seen to date. David's unique approach makes learning about anatomy easy for anyone, while completely satisfying anatomy geeks who love to learn all they can about muscles and bones. The manual begins with basic principles of functional anatomy, then helps you understand how they work within many of the yoga asanas.  David's descriptions allow you to feel what he’s saying in your own body. There is so much to learn from this book that it could very well be your go-to yoga anatomy reference manual for years to come. You prefer more information on alignment within the poses Help You aren’t interested in inner exploration You enjoy learning about anatomy Monthly Update - July 2018 Yoga Styles You like to learn about pose sequencing and creating themes in your practice Click here to puchase Yoga Mind, Body and Spirit from Amazon You would appreciate information that is well written and succinct This list of books has been wonderful! I love anatomy, and I have really enjoyed David Keil's anatomy book. I'm planning to start David Coulter's anatomy book soon. I'm learning so much, and it's really transforming the way I think about my body when I do yoga (and ride horses - my other great love!). Toggle navigation You are looking for hatha, restorative or vinyasa yoga sequences You would benefit from a book that summarizes yoga and yoga poses You don’t want to read about buddhist philosophy Click here to purchase Perfectly Imperfect from Amazon You want to learn about being more sensitive when doing yoga × This classic yoga manual by BKS Iyengar is a comprehensive and detailed book on yoga philosophy, bandhas, kriyas, pranayama and a step-by-step guide for each asana. Written by someone who many consider to be a yoga master, it has an ancient feel to it, as though the concepts have been carried through from yoga's origins. The images are even slightly grainy. The poses progress through the book from beginner to advanced and finish with yoga courses and curative asanas for various diseases. H. David Coulter's Anatomy of Hatha Yoga is possibly the most comprehensive yoga anatomy book that exists. It reads, at times, like an anatomy or physiology text book, moving through an impressive detailed analysis of movement and posture, breathing and abdominopelvic exercises before taking that same approach to analyze standing poses, backbending poses, forward bending postures, twisting postures, headstand, shoulderstand and finishing with relaxation and meditation. It's a thick book (almost 600 pages) and extremely dense with information, which is guaranteed to satisfy the most dedicated anatomy nerd. Although it definitely wouldn't be considered an easy read, it is, for the most part, surprisingly accessible for the average person. You find you learn better when there are good photos to look at You would prefer color photos

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