Yoga Mind, Body & Spirit: A Return to Wholeness

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Yoga Mind, Body & Spirit: A Return to Wholeness

by Donna Farhi
As told by Donna Farhi

Henry Holt and Co. | May 1, 2000 | Trade Paperback |

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The author of Yoga Journal''s most-read column presents the first holistic guide to yoga

A user-friendly guide illustrated with 240 two-color photographs and illustrations, Yoga Mind, Body & Spirit sets forth the tenets of this gentle yet rigorous exercise as no other book has. Integrating the teachings of every tradition, internationally renowned yoga instructor Donna Farhi reveals how yoga enhances the connections between the mind, body, and spirit. She outlines the seven simple movement principles that underlie all human motion and provides exercises to help readers understand how they can achieve all yoga postures. She also discusses the ten ethical precepts that are the foundation of all yoga teachings and explains how to incorporate them into a spiritually and emotionally rewarding inner practice.

At the heart of Yoga Mind, Body & Spirit are more than seventy-five yoga asanas or postures. Each is one pictured and described in detail, and they are arranged into related groups--including standing postures, sitting postures, arm balances, and breathing practices--or easy reference. A selection of yoga practices of varying lengths and levels of difficulty provides challenges and inspiration for beginner, intermediate, and advanced students.

A huge resurgence of interest in yoga is sweeping the country. With its broad scope and holistic approach, Yoga Mind, Body & Spirit is the ideal book for today''s mainstream audience.

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 288 Pages, 8.27 × 10.63 × 0.39 in

Published: May 1, 2000

Publisher: Henry Holt and Co.

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0805059709

ISBN - 13: 9780805059700

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Yoga Mind, Body & Spirit: A Return to Wholeness

by Donna Farhi
As told by Donna Farhi

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 288 Pages, 8.27 × 10.63 × 0.39 in

Published: May 1, 2000

Publisher: Henry Holt and Co.

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0805059709

ISBN - 13: 9780805059700

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Yoga Mind, Body & Spirit Part One Groundwork I Living Principle Any change into a new state of being is the result of the fullness of Nature unfolding inherent potential.   --THE YOGA SUTRAS OF PATANJALI1 WHAT IS YOGA? A ll people wish to be happy. This seemingly simple desire appears to elude the best-intentioned efforts of even the most intelligent among us. Yet almost everyone has had glimpses of deep peacefulness when they have felt connected both to themselves, to others, and to nature. Curiously, the state of feeling good and whole does not seem to be something we can order up on demand but rather appears to happen spontaneously. In such moments we experience a sense of translucence such that that which we see, feel, sense, hear, or touch no longer feels separate from us but is experienced as a part of our own totality. When our hand resting over the heart of the beloved merges and becomes one with his or her body, when we become the same midnight sky that fills us with awe, we remember, however briefly, our place in the scheme of things. These brief flickers of remembrance imbue our vision with freshness and innocence so that we can see things as they truly are. Because these moments of lucidity are so blissful, we wish that they may become the base state of our lives rather than the brief and oftentimes tenuous experience to which such happiness is usually assigned. These moments of clarity have nothing to do with the caricatures of happiness presented to us thro
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The author of Yoga Journal''s most-read column presents the first holistic guide to yoga

A user-friendly guide illustrated with 240 two-color photographs and illustrations, Yoga Mind, Body & Spirit sets forth the tenets of this gentle yet rigorous exercise as no other book has. Integrating the teachings of every tradition, internationally renowned yoga instructor Donna Farhi reveals how yoga enhances the connections between the mind, body, and spirit. She outlines the seven simple movement principles that underlie all human motion and provides exercises to help readers understand how they can achieve all yoga postures. She also discusses the ten ethical precepts that are the foundation of all yoga teachings and explains how to incorporate them into a spiritually and emotionally rewarding inner practice.

At the heart of Yoga Mind, Body & Spirit are more than seventy-five yoga asanas or postures. Each is one pictured and described in detail, and they are arranged into related groups--including standing postures, sitting postures, arm balances, and breathing practices--or easy reference. A selection of yoga practices of varying lengths and levels of difficulty provides challenges and inspiration for beginner, intermediate, and advanced students.

A huge resurgence of interest in yoga is sweeping the country. With its broad scope and holistic approach, Yoga Mind, Body & Spirit is the ideal book for today''s mainstream audience.

About the Author

Donna Farhi is a registered movement therapist and yoga teacher who is a much sought-after guest instructor and speaker throughout the United States, Mexico, Canada, and Australia. She is the author of The Breathing Book and has written for Yoga Journal for over a decade. She lives in New Zealand.

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The mental benefits of Yoga are numerous and inexpensive. Most of us are aware of the physical benefits, yet have we have not fully appreciated the other spiritual elements of this ancient healing practice. Yoga Mind, Body & Spirit: A Return To Wholeness looks at these ethereal advantages and explains their benefits. Written by internationally recognized Yoga teacher, Donna Farhi, this text demonstrates to students of all levels how best to utilize Yoga as a spiritual practice to achieve a connection between body and mind. Filled with more than 240 pictures and drawings to illustrate the various poses and exercises, you'll find this book helpful and complete. Further, Farhi discusses the fundamental principles of this ancient art and as well, explains the seven morning movements of Yoga.

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