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Pick your yoga practice : exploring and understanding different styles of yoga

McCrary, Meagan (author.).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Kirtland Community College.

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Kirtland Community College Library RA 781.7 .M337 2013 30775305470909 General Collection Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781608681808 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 1608681807 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: print
    xiii, 221 pages ; 23 cm
  • Publisher: Novato, California : New World Library, [2013]

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Introduction: Yoga styles at a glance -- Yoga explained -- America's yoga history -- Philosophical foundations -- Ashtanga-vinyasa yoga -- Iyengar yoga -- Kundalini yoga -- Integral yoga -- Kripalu yoga -- Bikram yoga -- Jivamukti yoga -- Best of the rest. Sivananda yoga ; Ananda yoga ; Viniyoga ; Svaroopa yoga ; Power yoga ; Forrest yoga ; ISHTA yoga ; Anusara yoga ; Moksha yoga ; Acro yoga -- Conclusion.
Summary, etc.: "Millions practice yoga, but what kind? Hatha, Ashtanga, Bikram, Iyengar? Hot room, flowing, or held postures, with or without meditation and chanting? And everyone practices for different reasons - weight loss, strength training, injury healing, relaxation. Those new to yoga should know they have choices (so as not to be put off by one bad fit), and regular practitioners should know that there are dozens of ways to expand or reinvigorate their routine. This is the first yoga book to help everyone interested understand all their options. Eight of the most prominent yoga approaches, plus ten "best of the rest," are explained in terms of what a class is like, level of physical exertion, and philosophical and spiritual underpinnings. As in the fairy tale, some may find some yoga too hot or too cold, too hard or too soft - but virtually everyone can find a yoga that is just right"--
Subject: Hatha yoga
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