Yoga Mind, Body and Spirit
For students of all levels and traditions
By Donna Farhi
Paperback: 270 pages
(A small discrepancy on the back cover: We grand 20% discount)
1 in stock (can be backordered)
In this comprehensive guide, Donna Farhi, the internationally renowned yoga instructor and author of The Breathing Book, brings her holistic approach to this centuries-old Eastern practice. Yoga Mind, Body & Spirit is the first book to present the vital essence of hatha yoga from a perspective that will enable Westerners to experience authentic yoga practice directly. Providing detailed instructions, practice tips, and inspiration for students at all levels, Donna Farhi works with universal movement principles that may be applied to all styles of yoga, including ashtanga, lyengar, Kripalu, and viniyoga.
At the heart of the book are seventy-five fully illustrated (matins, or postures, with descriptions of their executions and benefits. On every page Farhi’s teaching gifts are evident, and through clear, easy-to-follow explanations you’ll discover
- the core movement principles that underlie all yoga practice
- the philosophical precepts that are the foundation of a balanced life
- the postures arranged into related groups—including standing postures, sitting postures, arm balances, and breathing practices—for quick and easy reference
- home practice sessions outlined for the beginning to advanced student
Yoga Mind, Body & Spirit is a practical, inspirational guide that will give you the tools to expand your yoga beyond the mechanics of physical exercise to an enriching and complete life practice.
“There is a wealth of distilled experience contained within these pages, presented in a clear, friendly manner. I highly recommend it.”
—Erich Schiffmann, author of Yoga: The Spirit and Practice of Moving into Stillness