A step-by-step illustrated guide for those interested and those taking part in Yoga. Every element is covered, from breathing skills and exercises, to preparing a body for birth to the prevention of arthritis and other disorders.
This comprehensive illustrated guide covers everything you need to know about yoga, whether you're just starting out or have been practising for years. The author explains the philosophy behind yoga in a practical, down-to-earth way and tells you everything you need to know to get started. Topics include: when and where to practise; how to warm up and cool down; how to practise during pregnancy; and the importance of breathing. In addition, the book includes over 50 postures, each of them fully illustrated, with clear, step-by-step instructions. A 68 page section on yoga for good health includes an A-Z reference chart that will tell you exactly which postures you should use to treat over 80 specific ailments, from acne to wrinkles.