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Spirit of Yoga (Reduced PB) By Kathy Phillips

Spirit of Yoga (Reduced PB) by Kathy Phillips

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Yoga is as old as civilisation and has been practised for thousands of years as a gentle, but powerful means of achieving strength, flexibility, stillness and balance in body and mind.

Spirit of Yoga (Reduced PB) Summary

Spirit of Yoga (Reduced PB) by Kathy Phillips

Yoga is as old as civilisation and has been practised for thousands of years as a gentle, but powerful means of achieving strength, flexibility, stillness and balance in body and mind. Though it originated in the sub-continent of India thousands of years ago, it is as relevant and popular today as ever before, with more and more people turning to yoga as a way of dealing with the stresses and strains of modern living. The Spirit of Yoga is a beautiful, thorough and unique approach to yoga, perfect for beginners who want to know more, and inspiration for those who have already made it a part of their lives. It explains the difference between Ashtanga Yoga, Iyengar Yoga, Hatha Yoga, Karma Yoga and Kundalini Yoga, enabling the reader to make a considered choice between the various disciplines. The authoritative text wittily examines and demystifies today's yoga culture and explores how it can be applied appropriately to life in the West. The author uses her experience as a trained yoga teacher and Health and Beauty Director of British Vogue to guide us through the complete contemporary discipline - and industry - that yoga has become

About Kathy Phillips

Kathy Phillips has practised yoga for 25 years. She is Health and Beauty Director of British Vogue and has written for many magazines and newspapers, such as the Daily Mail, The Daily Telegraph, the Sunday Telegraph and the Financial Times. In 1992 she co-wrote Yoga for Children with Mary Stewart, one of the leading teachers of yoga in the West, and is the author of the bestselling Vogue Book of Blondes and Vogue Beauty.

Table of Contents

Foreword; Yoga Now; -From Hipples to the Celebrity Age; -The Legacy of the Theosophists; -Which Yoga? Different Schools; -Yoga as Therapy; -Echoes of Yoga; Practising Yoga; -Asanas; -Pranayama; -Meditation; Back to the Roots of Yoga; -India; -The First Songs - Th Vedas; -The First Poems - The Epics; -The First Instructions - The Sutras; -The Eightfold Path; -Yoga Grows Up - The Scholars; -Intimations of Immortality.

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GOR001798340
9781844034314
1844034313
Spirit of Yoga (Reduced PB) by Kathy Phillips
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Octopus Publishing Group
2005-08-11
192
N/A
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