Sometimes you have to take a break from your day-to-day grind to refresh your body and reset your mind. Taking this moment each day can do wonders for your mood and overall well-being. Here are some books to help you remember to take a deep breath, relax, and unwind.
Drawing on over thirty years of teaching, author David Moore offers practical insights on using the Alexander Technique for a safe and effective yoga practice. Moore illustrates techniques to accommodate limitations imposed by injuries, structure, body type, strength, and flexibility. Readers will also find tips on how to bring this practice into daily life, including meditation, and changing unwanted habits.
Renowned yoga teacher Richard Rosen has asked—and been asked—nearly every yoga related question that there is, and his wonderfully practical, helpful answers will give readers a thorough explanation of the tradition’s key concepts, and the nuts and bolts of yoga philosophy and practice.
Bring the strength and breathing power of yoga to the sports you love—and seriously up your game! This book contains yoga routines designed specifically for swimming, running, cycling, golf, tennis, baseball, football, volleyball, basketball, skiing, snowboarding, weight lifting, kickboxing, boxing, CrossFit, and more!
The Goddess Pose
New York Times bestselling author Michelle Goldberg tells the globetrotting story of Indra Devi, the incredible woman who brought yoga to the West.
“Groundbreaking. . . . reveals the complex roots of our country’s yoga boom.” —San Francisco Chronicle
Offering a broad range of information on yoga history, theory, and techniques, Letters from the Yoga Masters presents detailed teachings about pranayama, mudras, diet, and much more—all interwoven with stories and personal anecdotes of well-known yoga teachers from all over the world.
Meditations on Intention and Being
Acclaimed yoga teacher Rolf Gates draws on twenty years of teaching experience to explore and explain how to take the mindfulness of yoga off the mat and integrate it into every aspect of life.