Hatha Yoga Illustrated
For greater strength, flexibility and focus
By Martin Kirk
Hardbound: 234 pages
1 in stock (can be backordered)
“Hatha Yoga Illustrated is a complete and practical introduction to the physical practice of yoga that serves as a fantastic starting point on the road to both physical and emotional wellness.”
Baron Baptiste Pioneering instructor of Power Vinyasa Yoga Author of Journey into Power
“Hatha Yoga Illustrated makes the theory and practice of hatha and Anusara yoga accessible so that everyone can experience the healing, creative, and empowering journey of self-practice. The section on various vinyasa sequences is a hard-to-find gem.”
Shiva Rea Yoga instructor and writer for Yoga Journal
Gain the many physical benefits and greater body awareness that result from hatha yoga—the most popular form of yoga today. Hatha Yoga Illustrated presents nearly 650 full-colour photos to visually demonstrate 77 standard poses from hatha yoga that apply to all major hatha styles including lyengar, Astanga, Anusara, and Bikram.
Individual poses are presented from start to finish, showing you how to achieve proper alignment and breathing to ensure challenging yet safe execution. The result is a superior physical and mental experience with each pose. Variations of many of the poses are offered to ensure a choice that meets your personal preference, ability, and fitness level.
Eleven sample yoga routines show how to assemble the poses into workouts based on difficulty, intensity, and duration. Colourful and comprehensive, Hatha Yoga Illustrated is organized for your ultimate convenience and use. Use it to guide your muscles and focus your mind, as you increase strength, stamina, and flexibility, and reduce stress and blood pressure.