A Teacher’s Guide for Beginning Yoga

A Teacher’s Guide for Beginning Yoga

A Teacher’s Guide for Beginning Yoga is a manual of easy but fundamental yoga poses designed to help students learn the essential postures and preliminary breathing practices of the spiritual discipline of Yoga. Aimed at those who want to get right to the basics of Hatha Yoga, as it was intended to be learned and practiced, this book offers a direct, no-nonsense approach, plunging directly into an engaging encounter with 25 basic postures. For ease in learning, the manual is divided into five sections: Techniques, Suggestions, Results, Discussion and References, and Helpful Hints. Another attractive feature is a well-illustrated appendix of eight practice plans.

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Genre: Wellness
Tag: Yoga
Publisher: Sky Foundation
Publication Year: 2016
Format: Print, eBook
Length: 135 pages
ASIN: 0944731007
ISBN: 9780944731000
List Price: 11.95
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About the Author
Dr. Vijayendra Pratap

Dr. Vijayendra Pratap, a student of Swami Kuvalayanandaji, is the Founder/Director of SKY Foundation, President of the Yoga Research Society, and Director of the Yoga Program at the Jefferson-Myrna Brind Center of Integrative Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University. He is the author of A Teacher's Guide for Beginning Yoga, Yoga Vision, Secrets of Hatha Vidya, Stories Retold and Yoga of Gheranda.

Dr. Pratap earned his Ph.D. from the Department of Applied Psychology, University of Bombay, and was a member of the Board of Editors of YOGA MIMAMSA, the international quarterly of Yoga research from 1966 to 1990. He has presented papers and conducted workshops at various conferences and institutions including the World Conference of Scientific Yoga, New Delhi; the XXth International Congress of Psychology, Tokyo; the Biofeedback Research Society Conference, Colorado; the International Yoga and Meditation Congresses, Chicago; the Third World Congress of Yoga, Sao Paulo; the Unity in Yoga Conference, Tamiment; the 19th Himalayan Institute Congress, Honesdale; the University of New Mexico School of Medicine; Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia; the Instituto Psicosomatica E Yoga, Torino; the Yoga for Peace Conference, Jerusalem; and the Yoga Research Society Conferences, Philadelphia.

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