Yoga has been shown to benefit both mind and body in the short and long term; it opens doors to a healthy lifestyle, a supple body and personal peace. 20 Minutes to Master Yoga is a clear introduction to the practice and key postures, showing you how to master the core ideas in just 20 minutes. Yoga is a simple but life-enhancing discipline, which concentrates on controlling body postures and breathing to strengthen the body and relax the mind. It is an age-old practice that is as useful today as it has been for centuries. This book will guide you through warm up exercises, building into key postures and finishing with how to correctly end a session. Previously published as First Directions: Yoga, this ebook brings together classic text, written by an expert in the field, with a new chapter that condenses all the ideas and practices into a simple, digestible 20-minute read. It covers: • What Yoga is; its origins and its benefits• Key postures with clear explanations and photographs• ‘Points to remember’ to aid safe execution This is part of the 20 Minutes to Master series, ten indispensable guides that can show you how to transform your life in simple and effective ways. Other titles in the series include 20 Minutes to Master Past Life Therapy, 20 Minutes to Master NLP and 20 Minutes to Master Pilates.