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Yoga For Body, Breath, and Mind: A Guide to Personal Reintegration
Yoga For Body, Breath, and Mind: A Guide to Personal Reintegration
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From the Jacket:

"This is ground-Breaking work and an essential reference tool for any practitioner." - Yoga Journal

"An Extraordinary Hatha Manual…One you can read, savor, and refer to again and again as your practise unfolds. It is Distinguished from its peers by its emphasis on individualized therapy and its translation of the philosophy of the yoga sutras into everyday practice." - Yoga International

"Why does this Yoga manual stand out from the rest? It's the special material that Mohan calls Personal Reintegration." - Hinduism Today

"Yoga for body, Breath, and Mind offers much for Both Beginner and Expert to Experience a new depth in their yoga practice." - Napra Trade Journal

"I Believe it to be the most useful yoga book I have yet seen, and feel it is invaluable to Yoga teachers and students." - John Pace, certified Yoga Teacher, Integral Yoga International.

Yoga combines movement with conscious breathing to relieve the mind of daily stress and to build the body's strength and stamina. Mohan's approach is breath-oriented. He focuses on relaxing the body through proper breathing, correct mental attitude, and fluid movements which increase the body's flexibiligy, strength, and inner stability. In this book, he sheds clear insights on the yoga philosophy, meditation, yoga postures (asanas), and breathing (pranayama) that allow anyone to find a deep sense of relaxation and well-being. Over 300 illustrations and photographs will help you develop your own yoga practice from 20 essential asanas which can be adapted to anyone's body shape, age, level of fitness and experience.

About the Author:

A.C. Mohan is an internationally recognized yoga master. Mohan's approach is based on 18 years of intense private study with the great Shri Krishnamacharya of India. He currently lives in Madras, India with his wife Indra where they maintain a yoga therapy practice. The Mohans conduct international workshops and train instructors and students in Europe and the United States.

CONTENTS

Editor's Introductionxi
Forewordxiv
Author's Introductionxvii
1.Yoga and Personal Reintegration3
Why Yoga for Personal Reintegration?3
The Yogic Approach to Personal Reintegration4
The Problem: Mind - The Source of Misperception5
The Solution: The Practice of Yoga12
Aspects of Personal Reintegration21
2.Asana - The Role of the Body in Personal Reintegration23
The Core Principles of Reintegration Asana24
Practice Guidelines27
Putting the Principles Into Practice31
3.The Asanas47
Complete List of Asanas48
Samasthiti (Standing Pose)53
Parshva Uttanasana (Asymmetrical Forward Bend)56
Uttanasana (Standing Forward Bend)60
Ardha Uttanasana (Half Forward Bend)65
Ardha Utkatasana (Chair)68
Utthita Trikonasana (Triangle)70
Virabhadrasana (Warrior)74
Adhomukha Shvanasana (Downward Dog)77
Sukhasana (Easy Pose)81
Vajrasana (Thunderbolt)83
Paschimatanasana (Seated Forward Bend)85
Maha Mudra88
Dvipada Pitham (Desk)91
Urdhva Prasrita Padasana (Leg Raises)93
Chakravakasana (Sunbird)95
Bhujangasana (Cobra)97
Shalabhasana (Locust)100
Jathara Parivritti (Lying Twist)103
Apanasana (Knees to Chest)106
Shavasana (Relaxation Pose)108
4.Viparita Karani - Inversion109
The Philosophy of Inversion109
The Psychology of Inversion110
The Concept of Inversion111
Practical Aspects of Inversion112
Viparita Karani (Half Shoulderstand)114
Shalamba Sarvangasana (Shoulderstand)117
Shalamba Shirshasana (Headstand)118
5.Vinyasa Krama - Sequencing and Adaptation125
The Importance of Vinyasa Krama125
1. Preparation126
2. Balancing Postures136
3. Rest141
4. Ending Your Practice143
Sequencing for Individual Needs144
Considerations in Sequence Planning152
6.Pranayama - The Role of Breath in Personal Reintegration159
Conscious Breathing162
The Nature of the Breath163
The Qualities of Correct Pranayama171
Physical Prerequisites for Practice174
Some General Guidelines for Pranayama Practice176
Notes of Caution178
Bandhas179
The Use of Sound in Pranayama180
7.Meditation181
The Process of Meditation181
Prerequisites183
Stages of Meditation185
Additional Notes on Meditation186
8.Yoga Therapy189
Traditional Yogic Perspectives on Health and Disease189
Yoga Therapy: A Therapy Without Medicine, A Surgery without Tools192
Yoga Therapy: An Individualized Approach194
The Yogic Approach to Restoration of Balance196
Diagnostic Principles of Yoga Therapy198
General Guidelines in Practicing Yoga Therapy201
Responsibilities of the Teacher / Therapist201
Practical Guidelines for Yoga Therapy204
Specific Guidelines for Yoga Therapy: Two Sample Case Studies207
A Final Caution: The Misuses of a Yoga Practice210
Epilogue213
About the Author214
Index215

Yoga For Body, Breath, and Mind: A Guide to Personal Reintegration

Item Code:
IDE470
Cover:
Paperback
Edition:
2001
ISBN:
8170307031
Language:
English
Size:
11.0" X 8.6"
Pages:
237 (B & W Illus: 45 and Figures)
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From the Jacket:

"This is ground-Breaking work and an essential reference tool for any practitioner." - Yoga Journal

"An Extraordinary Hatha Manual…One you can read, savor, and refer to again and again as your practise unfolds. It is Distinguished from its peers by its emphasis on individualized therapy and its translation of the philosophy of the yoga sutras into everyday practice." - Yoga International

"Why does this Yoga manual stand out from the rest? It's the special material that Mohan calls Personal Reintegration." - Hinduism Today

"Yoga for body, Breath, and Mind offers much for Both Beginner and Expert to Experience a new depth in their yoga practice." - Napra Trade Journal

"I Believe it to be the most useful yoga book I have yet seen, and feel it is invaluable to Yoga teachers and students." - John Pace, certified Yoga Teacher, Integral Yoga International.

Yoga combines movement with conscious breathing to relieve the mind of daily stress and to build the body's strength and stamina. Mohan's approach is breath-oriented. He focuses on relaxing the body through proper breathing, correct mental attitude, and fluid movements which increase the body's flexibiligy, strength, and inner stability. In this book, he sheds clear insights on the yoga philosophy, meditation, yoga postures (asanas), and breathing (pranayama) that allow anyone to find a deep sense of relaxation and well-being. Over 300 illustrations and photographs will help you develop your own yoga practice from 20 essential asanas which can be adapted to anyone's body shape, age, level of fitness and experience.

About the Author:

A.C. Mohan is an internationally recognized yoga master. Mohan's approach is based on 18 years of intense private study with the great Shri Krishnamacharya of India. He currently lives in Madras, India with his wife Indra where they maintain a yoga therapy practice. The Mohans conduct international workshops and train instructors and students in Europe and the United States.

CONTENTS

Editor's Introductionxi
Forewordxiv
Author's Introductionxvii
1.Yoga and Personal Reintegration3
Why Yoga for Personal Reintegration?3
The Yogic Approach to Personal Reintegration4
The Problem: Mind - The Source of Misperception5
The Solution: The Practice of Yoga12
Aspects of Personal Reintegration21
2.Asana - The Role of the Body in Personal Reintegration23
The Core Principles of Reintegration Asana24
Practice Guidelines27
Putting the Principles Into Practice31
3.The Asanas47
Complete List of Asanas48
Samasthiti (Standing Pose)53
Parshva Uttanasana (Asymmetrical Forward Bend)56
Uttanasana (Standing Forward Bend)60
Ardha Uttanasana (Half Forward Bend)65
Ardha Utkatasana (Chair)68
Utthita Trikonasana (Triangle)70
Virabhadrasana (Warrior)74
Adhomukha Shvanasana (Downward Dog)77
Sukhasana (Easy Pose)81
Vajrasana (Thunderbolt)83
Paschimatanasana (Seated Forward Bend)85
Maha Mudra88
Dvipada Pitham (Desk)91
Urdhva Prasrita Padasana (Leg Raises)93
Chakravakasana (Sunbird)95
Bhujangasana (Cobra)97
Shalabhasana (Locust)100
Jathara Parivritti (Lying Twist)103
Apanasana (Knees to Chest)106
Shavasana (Relaxation Pose)108
4.Viparita Karani - Inversion109
The Philosophy of Inversion109
The Psychology of Inversion110
The Concept of Inversion111
Practical Aspects of Inversion112
Viparita Karani (Half Shoulderstand)114
Shalamba Sarvangasana (Shoulderstand)117
Shalamba Shirshasana (Headstand)118
5.Vinyasa Krama - Sequencing and Adaptation125
The Importance of Vinyasa Krama125
1. Preparation126
2. Balancing Postures136
3. Rest141
4. Ending Your Practice143
Sequencing for Individual Needs144
Considerations in Sequence Planning152
6.Pranayama - The Role of Breath in Personal Reintegration159
Conscious Breathing162
The Nature of the Breath163
The Qualities of Correct Pranayama171
Physical Prerequisites for Practice174
Some General Guidelines for Pranayama Practice176
Notes of Caution178
Bandhas179
The Use of Sound in Pranayama180
7.Meditation181
The Process of Meditation181
Prerequisites183
Stages of Meditation185
Additional Notes on Meditation186
8.Yoga Therapy189
Traditional Yogic Perspectives on Health and Disease189
Yoga Therapy: A Therapy Without Medicine, A Surgery without Tools192
Yoga Therapy: An Individualized Approach194
The Yogic Approach to Restoration of Balance196
Diagnostic Principles of Yoga Therapy198
General Guidelines in Practicing Yoga Therapy201
Responsibilities of the Teacher / Therapist201
Practical Guidelines for Yoga Therapy204
Specific Guidelines for Yoga Therapy: Two Sample Case Studies207
A Final Caution: The Misuses of a Yoga Practice210
Epilogue213
About the Author214
Index215

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