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Vimla Lalvani



Vimla Lalvani studied yoga as the personal student of B.K.S. Iyengar and is now an acknowledged authority and acclaimed yoga teacher in her own right.
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Hamlyn

The Power of Yoga

Vimla Lalvani
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Vimla Lalvani

"The Power of Yoga" is divided into five main sections, introduction, yoga for exercise, yoga for health, yoga for stress-relief and relaxation, and yoga for the mind and spirit. The introduction explains what yoga is, and how it works, and introduces the basic techniques of posture, breathing, and the "salute to the sun". It also contains a series of yoga menus, which give suggestions for exercises to suit particular health problems or exercise needs. The section on yoga for exercise contains a warm-up routine and exercises designed to improve your general fitness levels and work on particular fitness requirements, such as toning stomach muscles. The routines in the section on yoga for health both improve your general health and well being and work on specific health needs such as digestive ailments, back pain and gynaecological problems. Yoga for stress relief and relaxation contains exercises designed to help cope with the stress of modern life and achieve natural balance and harmony. The final chapter on yoga and the mind and spirit provides routines that help to concentrate the mind and clear it of mental clutter, and introduces basic techniques for meditation