In this large (10"x12", 432 pages) and highly detailed book, living Master BKS Iyengar fully explains and illustrates his effective and popular style of yoga. For anyone who wants to use yoga to transform the mind, body and spirit in healthful ways and especially for those who are looking to yoga to reduce stress and relieve common ailments, this book is a fantastic resource. The three main asana sections include classic poses (without props), poses for stress relief and poses recommended for 80 common ailments. All are fully explained with detailed instructions, benefits and cautions. Illustrations of the poses are complete with close to 2,000 color photos showing correct postures from many angles and common errors in alignment as well. For anyone interested in ways to use props to modify postures for greater comfort, this book is invaluable. Each pose description also has advice for beginners, intermediates and advanced students. Finally, there is a 20 week suggested yoga progam especially good for novices who want to grow in their practice. Yogacharya BKS Iyengar was born in India in 1918 and has been teaching yoga from the age of 17. He has been an innovative and exacting teacher for over 70 years and there are today 180 Iyengar Yoga Institutes in 40 countries. Internationally recognized as a leading authority on Hatha Yoga BKS Iyengar has established the relevance of yoga to the treatment and cure of many illnesses and stress-related conditions. Other Iyengar Yoga resources available on this site include the books Light on Yoga, Light on Life, Tree of Yoga, Yoga the Iyengar Way and the 25 hour DVD set, Iyengar Yoga Intensive.
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