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Secret Yoga Club

Gabrielle Hales
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Gabrielle Hales

'This globe-trotting group promotes a mindfulness practice that continues off the mat and into the sonic realm' - Vogue'Secret Yoga Club is a big deal, just don't tell anyone' - Huffington Post'A wonderful experience' - Financial Times'The Yoga Guru' - British VogueYoga is an intimate, alchemical process in which you discover your own physical and emotional landscape. Yoga is how you sing yourself back to life. It's in the moments that you witness the sublime wisdom of the body. It's when you find the ocean in your breath, the stillness in your mind and experience yourself as the force of life.In Secret Yoga Club Gabrielle Hales introduces the yoga practices and rituals that she has found useful and inspiring over years of teaching and hosting Secret Yoga Club events and retreats. Chapters include:- Roots of yoga- Electric body - the life force- Practices- Stillness- Expanding with sensation- Coming together

Godsfield Press

The Modern Yoga Bible

Christina Brown
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Christina Brown
Gaia

Kundalini Yoga

Guru Dharam Singh Khalsa, Darryl O'Keeffe
Authors:
Guru Dharam Singh Khalsa, Darryl O'Keeffe
Hamlyn

Yoga Basics

Vimla Lalvani
Authors:
Vimla Lalvani

Yoga is one of the best ways to achieve top-to-toe fitness. It improves muscle tone and flexibility, boosts energy levels, increases concentration and relieves stress. Yoga Basics is the perfect companion for beginners, and a great source of reference for experienced practitioners.

Gaia

The Complete Pilates Tutor

Alan Herdman
Authors:
Alan Herdman

Whether you are just beginning your journey or have been practising for years, this complete course in Pilates matwork is an invaluable resource, taking you through all Pilates exercises as originally conceived and practised by Joseph Pilates. Also included are pre-Pilates moves which are especially helpful for beginners. All exercises are shown step by step for beginner, intermediate and advanced levels, with instructions on adapting poses with supports such as cushions, blocks and dynabands, and alternative moves for those with special needs along with any contraindications. Careful attention is given to how poses are executed safely and with maximum effect.­A fully illustrated chapter details the anatomy and physiology of the human body, explaining its various functions and how each body system works. Advice on setting up your own practice is also included.

Gaia

The Complete Yoga Tutor

Mark Kan
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Mark Kan

Mark Kan, one of the UK's leading yoga teachers, demonstrates how this ancient practice will show you the way to radiant health, mind control and peace within one's self and with nature. This practical guide takes you through the practices of asana (postures), pranayama (breathing exercises), shatkarma (cleansing techniques), mudra (seals), bandha (locks) and meditation, as they were originally conceived. It Explains the true purpose of yoga: to purify and prepare the body for the mastery of the mind and help you understand the nature of the self, through the awakening of the vital energies: the pranas, the chakras and Kundalini shakti.

Kyle Books

Everyone Try Yoga

Victoria Woodhall, Jonathan Sattin
Authors:
Victoria Woodhall, Jonathan Sattin

There is a style of yoga to suit everyone, regardless of age, gender or fitness levels. Learn what yoga can do for you, from improving your health, helping you lose weight and tone up, reducing stress and lifting your mood. The book explores 10 different styles of yoga, including: - Iyengar - Ashtanga - Yoga for Sports - Restorative - Hatha - Yoga for Pregnancy so you can find the right 'fit' for you. Some styles are athletic and physically demanding, whilst others focus on balance, breathing and releasing tension. Follow three 20-minute full sequences for morning, noon and night, with easily accessible exercises. With advice from ten experienced yoga teachers, Everyone Try Yoga is all you need to get started or broaden your existing yoga practice. Triyoga is Europe's leading yoga centre, with high profile clientele and attracting the top UK and visiting international yoga teachers who have the motto 'everyone try yoga' because each style has its own unique emphasis, benefits and challenges. Everyone Try Yoga draws on the expertise of over 15 highly experienced teachers from triyoga to show you what each style can offer. The book features practical and accessible exercises throughout, including three full sequences suitable for all levels. The accompanying DVD provides a powerful visual aid to guide you through these sequences. It also explores the history of yoga, giving context to our modern take on this 4,000-year-old tradition. With guidance on yoga for men, children, pregnancy and the menopause as well as meditation and improving energy, Everyone Try Yoga contains all you need to start or deepen your yoga practice.

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Pilates For Dogs

Spruce

Va Va Voom: Yoga

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Va Va Voom: Pilates

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Basic: Yoga

Susannah Marriott
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Susannah Marriott

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Basic: Pilates

Godsfield Press

The Yoga Bible

Christina Brown
Authors:
Christina Brown
Godsfield Press

Ashtanga Yoga for Women

Sally Griffyn, Michaela Clarke
Authors:
Sally Griffyn, Michaela Clarke

Ashtanga is a dynamic form of yoga that involves a combination of stretch, strength and endurance. Traditionally, ashtanga has been the preserve of men and, until recently, practiced only in India. This situation is changing, however. More and more women are finding that ashtanga has a lot to offer them in terms of an energizing and empowering experience on physical, spiritual and emotional levels. Ashtanga is experienced by each individual in a different way. Although the sequence of postures remains the same, those who practice them meet intensely different challenges. Women who are larger or smaller, who have given birth or not, who are older or younger will all have different experiences of the sequence, but the experiences will always be life-enhancing. With clear photography of the primary series of poses, background information and interviews with yoga practitioners, this text shows how practice of this form of yoga is suitable for everyone.

Hamlyn

The Power of Yoga

Vimla Lalvani
Authors:
Vimla Lalvani
Spruce

Total: Pilates

Alan Herdman

Alan Herdman is a world-renowned Pilates expert. He has established Pilates exercise studios in several countries, including opening the first Pilates studio in London in 1970. Three of his books, Pilates: Creating the Body You Want, The Busy Person's Guide to Pilates and Pilates Plus are published by Gaia Books.

Christina Brown

Internationally renowned teacher and bestselling author Christina Brown has been practising yoga since 1989 and teaching for two decades. She has run in-depth teacher training programmes for the last ten years and her yoga retreats have been voted "top in Australia". She has been a regular contributor to the Ask the Expert column in Australian Yoga Journal magazine and also blogs on how yoga philosophy intersects with everyday family life. Christina is the author of several books on yoga and natural health including the bestselling The Yoga Bible (Godsfield, 2003), Quick & Easy Yoga (Duncan Baird, 2008), The Book of Yoga (Parragon, 2002), Ten Minute Yoga (Sterling, 2003), The Ayurvedic Year (Storey Books, 2002) and Yoga (Parragon, 2001).Christina's practice is inspired by many Hatha Yoga traditions. Over the decades she has enjoyed learning from esteemed yoga lineages like those of Vanda Scaravalli, BKS Iynegar, Synergy Yoga, Astanga Vinyasa, Restorative and Yin Yoga and she has received teachings by renowned yoga teachers from around the world.

Dharam Singh Khalsa

Guru Dharam Singh Khalsa was born in London in 1956. He encountered Kundalini Yoga one day in 1979 and began a daily practice the next. He met his teacher, Yogi Bhajan, in 1981 and started teaching Kundalini Yoga. His interest in Kundalini and its healing applications inspired him to learn Oriental energetic medicine. Formal study resulted in qualifications as an acupuncturist in 1989 and as a herbalist in 1991; he then completed his clinical study in Ho Chi Min City. He founded the Lotus Healing Centre in 1989 and served as the Vice Principal of the London Academy of Oriental Medicine until 1996 when Guru Dharam established I-SKY, the International School of Kundalini Yoga in 1996 with Darryl O'Keeffe. The school presents trainings in several countries.Post graduate interdisciplinary studies in Kabbalah, Dream Yoga, Oriental energetics and the shamanic tradition have provided continued professional development alongside his primary practice of Kundalini Yoga, which he teaches extensively. Guru Dharam is registered as a Teacher Trainer with the Kundalini Research Institute. He is the director of the Kundalini Medicine project which offers Kundalini Yoga Therapy Training in several locations. This teaches the therapeutic applications of Kundalini Yoga as a one-to-one healing modality within the wider context of the holistic paradigm.Guru Dharam is married and has two sons.

John Scott

John Scott studied with yogi Shri K Pattabhi Jois at the Ashtanga Yoga Research Institute in India, where he qualified to teach Ashtanga Yoga around the world. He has instructed many people in Ashtanga Yoga, including high-profile celebrities Madonna and Sting. John now spends much of his time teaching international workshops and undertaking teacher trainings.