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Mudras: Yoga in Your Hands

By Gertrud Hirschi

Mudras--also playfully known as "finger energy points"--are yoga positions on your palms and palms. they are often practiced sitting, mendacity down, status, or jogging, at any time and position. Schooled within the conventional wisdom of this jap artwork of therapeutic, famous Swiss yoga instructor, Gertrud Hirschi, exhibits how those effortless thoughts can recharge own strength reserves and increase caliber of existence. those mysterious therapeutic gestures can calm the tension, aggravations, and frustrations of way of life. Readers will find out how to:

  • Apply those basic workouts to avoid ailment and help the therapeutic of an exceptional number of actual and emotional problems.
  • Use mudras to advertise religious development.
  • Additionally accentuate the impact with respiring routines, a affirmations, visualizations, herbs, foodstuff, track, and colors.

Also integrated are numerous full-body mudras and workouts to reinforce any meditation and yoga practice.

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How to Use Herbs, Nutrients, & Yoga in Mental Health

By Richard P. Brown

All you want to find out about herbs, food, and yoga for reinforcing psychological health.

Many physicians and therapists agree that herbs and mind-body practices improve well-being, yet many extra are reluctant to combine them into their scientific paintings due to a scarcity of teaching or, given how lengthy it takes to grasp using 1000s of other herbs, a scarcity of time. however the development is apparent: consumers and shoppers alike wish regulate over their overall healthiness care offerings, making the time ripe for a realistic source that publications either the clinician and the patron on complementary and replacement medication (CAM).

This e-book solutions that decision. 3 famous specialists in integrative drugs, Drs. Brown, Gerbarg, and Muskin, demystify the complexities of other psychological future health care, giving readers a entire but obtainable guidebook to the easiest therapies out there.

From temper, reminiscence, and nervousness issues so as to add, sexual enhancement concerns, psychotic problems, and substance abuse, each bankruptcy covers a massive diagnostic class. The authors then current more than a few complementary and substitute treatments-including using herbs, meals, supplementations, nootropics, hormones, and mind-body practices- that they have got chanced on to be precious for numerous stipulations inside of every one classification. for instance, B complicated supplements and folate were proven to aid with melancholy; omega-3 fatty acids can supply aid for bipolar victims; coherent and resonant respiring techniques-used by way of Buddhist monks-induce fit alpha rhythms within the mind to alleviate nervousness; the aged can strengthen their reminiscence via taking the traditional medicinal herb Rhodiola rosea; and people with power fatigue syndrome can locate convenience in acupuncture and yoga. concentrating on evidence-based ways, the examine, the authors' medical adventure, and the capability dangers and advantages of every therapy are conscientiously examined.

Brown, Gerbarg, and Muskin have distilled an another way daunting box of remedy all the way down to its fundamentals: their overriding method is to give the CAM tools which are such a lot useful in a scientific surroundings, effortless to manage, and occasional in uncomfortable side effects. With invaluable precis tables on the finish of every bankruptcy, scientific pearls, and case vignettes interspersed all through, it is a must-have source for all clinicians and shoppers who wish the easiest that substitute medication has to provide.

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Ashtanga Yoga - The Intermediate Series: Mythology, Anatomy, and Practice (Ashtanga Yoga Intermediate Series)

By Gregor Maehle

In this much-anticipated follow-up to his first e-book, Ashtanga Yoga: perform and Philosophy, Gregor Maehle bargains an in depth and multifaceted advisor to Ashtanga Yoga’s Intermediate sequence. a professional yogi and instructor, Maehle will advisor you in your subsequent point with an unparalleled intensity of anatomical rationalization and remarkable realization to the practice’s philosophical and mythological history. you'll learn:
  • The historical past and purposes of every of the 3 varieties of yoga: Karma, Bhakti, and Jnana
  • How to take advantage of Indian fantasy and cosmology to deepen your practice
  • The value of the Sanskrit language to the yogic tradition
  • The mythology in the back of the names of the Intermediate sequence postures
  • The services and boundaries of physique elements necessary to the Intermediate sequence, together with the backbone, the sacroiliac joint, the shoulder joint, and the hip joint
  • How to harvest the complete merits of working towards the Intermediate Series

Maehle meticulously explores all twenty-seven postures of the Intermediate sequence via photographs, anatomical line drawings, and functional, informative sidebars. He additionally discusses the philosophical and religious heritage of Ashtanga Yoga and areas the perform in the context of Indian cultural historical past. With passionate erudition, Maehle will organize you to harvest actual, religious, and psychological success out of your evolving practice.

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Hatha Yoga: The Body's Path to Balance, Focus, and Strength

By Ulrica Norberg

For the 16.5 million yoga practitioners in the United States, Swedish yoga teacher Ulrica Norberg's clean examine Hatha yoga ("the approach of the body") should be an ideal entrée to the paintings of exercise to provide a powerful brain and a harmonious soul. targeting pacing, no longer perfection, Norberg explains right respiring and asanas, poses built to extend realization, leisure, energy, and focus. all through, she continues a considerate stability among philosophy and guide, and provides step by step instructions and knowledge for private and communal health and wellbeing. Lavishly illustrated with attractive full-color pictures, Hatha Yoga is bound to encourage starting and complicated yoga practitioners alike.

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Anatomy of Hatha Yoga: A Manual for Students, Teachers, and Practitioners

Anatomy of Hatha Yoga--revised and up to date with complete colour illustrations and photos--is the main accomplished and authoritative paintings on hand correlating the research of hatha yoga with anatomy and body structure. it's a must-have for a person who's excited about learning or instructing yoga, and a useful source for someone in a box when it comes to actual conditioning. the writer holds a PhD in Anatomy and was once a sought-after professor, instructor and yoga practitioner for over thirty years. He lived and taught on the Himalayan Institute for Yoga technological know-how and Philosophy, and the collage of Minnesota and Columbia college clinical schools.

The ebook is exclusive within the literature, combining the breadth and intensity of a textbook with the clarity, humor and circulation of the good technology writers of our time, whereas bridging the space among biomedicine and complementary medication. In it, you will discover a entire review of yoga anatomy and body structure, with specified emphasis at the musculoskeletal, worried, and cadiovascular systems.

The publication provides the anatomy of yoga in medical phrases, whereas even as respecting its rules. the writer discusses the elemental premises of hatha yoga with foundational fabric accredited in biomedical sciences, expressly heading off touch upon non-physical options reminiscent of prana and the chakras. Postures are mentioned intimately and depicted in very good caliber colour photos, observed by way of anatomical diagrams to demonstrate severe techniques and muscle groups.

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Yoga/Relaxation Bundle: Office Yoga, Travel Yoga, and Everyday Calm

By Darrin Zeer

1 / 4 of 1000000 readers have comfy within the place of work due to writer Darrin Zeer and now it’s your flip. This three-book package deal comprises Office Yoga, Travel Yoga, and Everyday Calm and it includes all of the thoughts and stretches you must reclaim your place of work calm. Office Yoga brings the traditional Indian artwork to the modern day place of work with an absolutely illustrated, easy-to-use consultant supplying seventy five stress-relieving stretches excellent for the dice atmosphere. Travel Yoga has greater than 50 innovations to aid tourists relieve muscle rigidity, grasp the artwork of ready, create resort room concord, blow off steam, and arrive revived. Everyday Calm deals over 50 enjoyable and straightforward rules for day-by-day rigidity aid regardless of the place you're. each one booklet within the package comprises captivating and instructive illustrations that can assist you take a step again, calm your concepts, and breathe.

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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Power Yoga

By Geo Takoma

You're no fool, in fact. you recognize that almost everybody in the United States is doing yoga--including Madonna and Oprah--and that it's stated to minimize tension higher than almost the other task. but if it involves discovering the time and effort for a yoga consultation and getting a much-needed cardio exercise session, you'd fairly meditate in entrance of the television. Don't vegetate--invigorate! the entire Idiot's advisor to energy Yoga, by means of grasp yogi Geo Takoma, combines the therapeutic poses and stretches of conventional yoga with a thrilling work out that calls for as low as 20 mins an afternoon.


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The Serpent Power: The Secrets of Tantric and Shaktic Yoga

Written by means of a number one authority on Shaktic and Tantric concept, this e-book is taken into account the best record for learn and alertness of Kundalini yoga. It probes the philosophical and mythological nature of Kundalini, the esoteric anatomy linked to it, the examine of mantras, the chakras, or psychic facilities within the human physique, a lot more.

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Yoga and Parkinson's Disease: A Journey to Health and Healing

By Peggy Van Hulsteyn

Yoga and Parkinson's sickness is a pragmatic how one can advisor to utilizing yoga to regulate rigidity, enhance psychological alertness, elevate flexibility, right posture and increase the quality-of-life of readers with Parkinson's. It follows the author's personal event and learn stories within the topic that experience proven a correlation among yoga perform and higher well-being and results after a Parkinson's sickness analysis. greater than easily an workout advisor, the publication is a deeply soothing kind of relocating meditation and actual task that may be a secure strategy to rebuild power, stamina, and suppleness.

Yoga and Parkinson's Disease exhibits how yoga ameliorates problems that accompany Parkinson's, together with mobility, variety of movement, stability, and publications in the direction of top a more healthy existence.

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Herbal Goddess: Discover the Amazing Spirit of 12 Healing Herbs with Teas, Potions, Salves, Food, Yoga, and More

Working with 12 universal herbs, Amy Jirsa bargains recipes and concepts to open your brain, increase your physique, and nourish your spirit. In-depth profiles make it easier to unencumber the strong houses of calendula, chamomile, cinnamon, dandelion, echinacea, elder, ginger, holy basil, lavender, nettle, rose, and turmeric via scrumptious teas and meals, sumptuous salves, pores and skin and hair care remedies, complementary yoga poses, and meditations. notice the ordinary keys to radiant healthiness and wellness.

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