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THE YOGA BIBLE by Christina Brown
$2.99 at the time of this post
Featuring over 150 yogic postures from the main schools of yoga, including lyengar and Astanga Vinyasa, this book is a comprehensive illustrated step-by-step guide to achieving each posture. It offers advice on altering postures where necessary, enabling beginners to try more difficult positions. Experienced yoga practitioners will also find a number of challenging, advanced positions—perfect inspiration for developing their practice.
In addition to postures, the book includes notes on various types of yoga practices as well as a summary of well-known traditional schools of yoga and how they vary. Readers will also find advice from the author on breathing techniques and the benefits of yoga in healing, pregnancy, de-stressing and meditation.
I’ve returned to the state of mental strain at which I physically fold in on myself, so it’s past time to get back into yoga before moving my arm away from my torso to grab something off a shelf is enough to set off panic attacks again. There are at least two other “13 gazillion aksanas” options listed in this month’s sales, but I don’t need 10,000 variations of the same basic contortion to reverse my stress-induced prawn curls, so I went for quality over quantity.