- Covers over 170 postures
- Benefits of yoga postures
- Comprehensive guide to yoga practice
- Covers yoga asanas in sequence
The Yoga Bible by Christina Brown
Christina Brown’s book is a reference guide to more than 170 yoga poses and their benefits.
A great resource for both beginners and advanced practitioners, it also offers tips on how to change poses from intermediate to advanced levels.
The illustrations are detailed and easy to follow, making it simple for yogis of all skill levels to be able to perform different stretches, bends, twists and inversions.
Stretching your body may seem like an easy enough task, but it can actually be quite complex, particularly if you don’t know what you’re doing.
Poses require flexibility as well as balance — often requiring both strength and flexibility — so it’s important to have a solid understanding of how each pose works before attempting them yourself.
Brown has taken on a huge task with her book, which is to provide an overview of all types of yoga from around the world.
Brown, who was one of the first westerners to study with B.K.S Iyengar, works through 108 asanas, or poses and breathing exercises in yoga’s classical sequence in a way that both informs and inspires.
The descriptions are detailed yet clear; she offers alternative ways to modify each pose; she explains breathing patterns and meditative practices; and she leaves plenty of room for personal exploration within each category, so you can see how it fits your body.
Whether you’re a beginner or experienced yogi, there is something to learn from The Yoga Bible by Christina Brown.
In it, she includes her expert insights on each pose as well as modifications for beginners and advanced yogis to follow.
The book also offers tips on yoga philosophy, meditation and more. With nearly 100 full-color photos, it’s a great choice for any yogi looking to deepen their practice—no matter what level of expertise they have in yoga!
This is one of those books that can serve as both a yoga beginners guide and a book for more advanced users.
It contains poses from most styles, as well as advice on how to use them.
Some other features of The Yoga Bible include: detailed instructions and tips on breathing, relaxation, diet, meditation; instructions for over 170 postures; tips on dealing with injuries; an illustrated anatomical chart to help you choose your poses wisely; information about using props like belts and blocks; and much more.
The Yoga Book has over 200 color photographs, so you’ll never be left wondering what it looks like or whether you’re doing it right. Christina Brown is one of those rare yoga masters who manage to explain things clearly without making them seem overly simple.
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