Whether you're new to yoga or have been practicing for years, our best-selling yoga books can take your home-based or studio practice to a new level. Learn new asanas or find new ways to sequence traditional poses to improve mental and physical strength. Focus on breathing, pranayama, meditation, and mindfulness. Kindle self-awareness and enhance your well-being. Buy these books for yourself and for the yogi on your holiday gift list.
This best-selling anatomy guide for yoga has sold over one million copies. With more full-color anatomical illustrations and in-depth information, Yoga Anatomy, Third Edition, by Leslie Kaminoff and Amy Matthews provides you with a deeper understanding of yoga and of the structures and principles underlying each movement. Whether you are just beginning your journey or have been practicing for years, Yoga Anatomy allows you to see each movement in an entirely new light. Available in paperback, ebook, and spiral bound versions!
Take time to decompress and relieve stress to face the challenges and joys of life with steadiness and grace. A Journey Into Yin Yoga, with world-renowned yoga instructor Travis Eliot, guides you through this effective approach for improving flexibility, adaptability, strength, and healing. Move slowly and mindfully through varied poses—holding each for several minutes—as you gently allow those tissues to stretch, facilitating better circulation and joint health. With stunning photos and detailed instruction, you'll be inspired to discover your unique path to improved mental and physical strength and balance.
Big & Bold: Yoga for the Plus-Size Woman by Laura Burns demonstrates the freedom, empowerment, comfort, strength, and mobility that plus-size women can build through yoga. Get clear instructions for a variety of seated, kneeling, standing, reclined, and restorative poses, along with options for body positioning and prop usage, so you can choose the variations that work best for your body. Sample sequences of four energizing practices and four relaxing practices will guide you in creating an effective home yoga practice.
Power Yoga: Strength, Sweat, and Spirit, provides the poses, practices, and philosophy of this fitness- and focus-boosting training method that delivers high intensity and quick results. Author Leah Cullis offers expert instruction for effective practice of dozens of poses, with 5- to 60-minute sequences to customize your routine. Build strength, reduce stress, enhance flexibility, and develop focus with the 28-day plan that lets you progressively become your most powerful self.
Fusion Workouts: Fitness, Yoga, Pilates, and Barre, combines four disciplines that will help you gain strength, muscle definition, flexibility, balance, and overall mind-body health. It guides you through a five-step system accounting for your fitness level, goals, time available, activity preferences, and more. Find more than 100 exercises and poses along with easy-to-follow guidelines for sequencing them for maximum efficiency, effectiveness, and enjoyment. Select from 15 ready-to-follow workouts, or mix it up and create your own.
If you're painfully familiar with stiffness, muscle imbalances, and overuse injuries, let Yoga for Runners by Christine Felstead show you how to incorporate yoga and breathing techniques into your workouts, help you eliminate chronic aches and pains, and keep you running stronger and longer. Each of the yoga poses—selected especially for runners—is described in detail to ensure correct execution and improve your strength, mobility, and flexibility. Thirteen yoga sequences focus on areas of concern such as core stability, increasing mobility of the hip joint, and speeding up the recovery process after a run.