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Sivananda Companion to Yoga

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The classic guide to yoga — clear, comprehensive and superbly illustrated. Easy-to-follow instructions and authoritative teaching cover all aspects of this timeless discipline — an inspiration for the beginner and expert alike.

* Develop a fit and beautiful body
* Keep youthful in every stage of life
* Eat wisely and well
* Breathe for life and vitality
* Improve your health
* Enjoy a troublefree pregnancy
* Banish stress and tension
* Increase your powers of concentration
* Experience peace of mind

Table of Contents

Contents

Introduction to Yoga
Relaxation

The Corpse Pose
Final Relaxation

The Basic Session

The Sequence of Asanas
The Session Begins
Easy Pose:
Neck and Shoulders:
Eye Exercises: Lion Pose
The Sun Salutation
Leg Raises
The Headstand
The Shoulderstand
The Plough
The Bridge
The Fish
The Forward Bend
The Cobra
The Locust
The Bow
The Half Spinal Twist
The Lotus
The Crow
The Hands to Feet Pose
The Triangle
The Basic Practice Charts

Breathing

Prana and the Subtle Body
Basic Breathing
Kapalabhati: Anuloma Viloma:
Brahmari: Sitkari: Sithali
Advanced Breathing
The Three Bandhas: Ujjayi:
Surya Bheda: Bhastrika: Samanu

Diet

The Three Gunas
Natural Foods
Changing your Diet
Fasting

Meditation

Mastery of the Mind
Principles of Meditation
Starting to Meditate
Tratak
Mantras

Asanas and Variations

The Headstand Cycle
Leg Variations: Scorpion:
Arm Variations:
Lotus Headstand:
Single Leg Inverted Pose
The Shoulderstand Cycle
Leg and Arm Variations:
Plough Variations:
Bridge and Fish Variations:
The Forward Bend Cycle
Forward Bend Variations:
Head to Knee Pose: Side Splits
Twist: Leg and Arm
Stretching: Inclined Plane
The Backward Bend Cycle
Cobra and Locust Variations:
Bow Variations: Wheel:
Kneeling Pose: Warrior:
Kneeling Wheel: Diamond:
Crescent Moon: Pigeon
The Sitting Cycle
Spinal Twist: Lotus Variations:
Shooting Bow: Leg Behind Head
Pose: Splits
The Balancing Cycle
Peacock: Handstand: Crow
Variations: Eagle: Tree: Standing
Splits: Lord Nataraja Pose:
Standing Pose: Head to Feet Pose
Cycles of Asanas Chart
The Kriyas

The Cycle of Life

Maternity
Practice Schedule
Special Asanas for Pregnancy
Modified Shoulderstand and Plough
Wall Stretches: Pelvic Lift
Modified Cobra: The Cat: Perineal
Exercises: Relaxation: Squatting
Childhood
The Later Years
Warm Ups: Modified Asanas

Yoga and Health

The Body's Frame
Muscles: Skeleton: Spinal Movements
The Nutrient Cycles
Digestion: Respiration: Circulation
The Vital Balance
Glands: Nerves
Glossary: Sivananda Centres: Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780671470883
Author:
Rabinovitch, Giris
Publisher:
Fireside
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Health and hygiene
Subject:
Yoga
Subject:
Yoga, hatha
Subject:
Hatha yoga
Subject:
General Medical
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 189).
Series Volume:
5
Publication Date:
19830928
Binding:
TP
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
192 p.
Dimensions:
9.28x6.51x.56 in. 1.04 lbs.

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