In this book the guru himself guides you through the asanas step by step and explains his philosophy, with striking behind-the-scenes photographs that reveals him in action in the last year of his life.
Yoga The Path to Holistic Health is a definitive illustrated guide by the world's leading yoga teacher in beautiful hardcover. This large format is richly illustrated, containing easy-to-follow, step-by-step sequences with clear, detailed instructions with over 1,900 colour photographs.
This yoga book presents especially adapted postures for beginners and the less flexible yogis plus therapeutic yoga programmes for alleviating over 80 ailments - from asthma to stress-related headaches.
Offers a holistic approach to yoga, to enhance physical, mental and emotional well-being, suitable for every age and level of ability.
Includes a special 20 week course for beginners.
This anniversary edition celebrates B.K.S. Iyengar's 90th birthday with a new chapter on his life and achievements and a special day-in-the-life feature.
Chapter 1: BKS Iyengar's Life and Work
Chapter 2: Yoga for You
Chapter 3: Philosophy of Yoga
Chapter 4: Asanas for You
Chapter 5: Yoga for Stress
Chapter 6: Pranayama with Props
Chapter 7: Yoga for Aliments
Chapter 8: Iyengar Yoga Course
Plus Anatomy Guide/ Glossary/ List of Asanas
"Yoga is an ancient art based on an extremely subtle science, that of the body, mind, and soul. The prolonged practice of yoga will, in time, lead the student to a sense of peace and a feeling of being at one with her or her environment."
- BKS Iyengar
Format: Hardcover | 416 Pages
Dimensions: 285 mm X 225 mm X 35 mm
Publication date: 2012
Author: BKS Iyengar | Dr Geeta S Iyengar
Publication City/ Country: London, Great Britan