Author: B K S IyengarForeword/Introduction: Yehudi MenuhinPublisher: HarperCollins/IndusYear: 2008Language: EnglishPages: 544ISBN/UPC (if available): 9788172235017
Yoga can help you draw the maximum resonance from your body. This book gives an authentic and detailed introduction to the philosophy and practice of yoga.Extensively illustrated, the book describes over 200 postures and 14 breathing exercises in detail. The 600 photographs in the book enable the reader to practice anyposture without an instructor. An appendix directs the reader to specific exercises for a wide variety of ailments. For the serious students there is a long yoga course ofover 300 weeks.
Foreword by Yehudi MenuhinPrefacePART I : INTRODUCTIONWhat is Yoga ?PART II : YOGASANAS, BANDHA AND KRIYAYogasanasBandha and KriyaPART III : PRANAYAMAHints and CautionsTechnique and Effects of PranayamaPranayamasAppendix I : Asana CoursesAppendix II : Curative Asanas for Variosu diseasesTable to correlate the asanas with the plates which illustrate themGlossaryIndex