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Maran Illustrated Yoga

Maran Illustrated Yoga

ISBN 13: 9781592008681

ISBN 10: 1592008682

Author: maranGraphics Development Group

Pages: 320

Published: 03/16/2005

Print Book Price: $24.99 Add to cart

Produced by the award-winning maranGraphics Group, Maran Illustrated Guide to Yoga is a valuable resource for all readers, regardless of age or fitness level. Instead of describing the myriad ways to perform each pose, Maran Illustrated Guide to Yoga shows the reader the best way, while the full-color photographs and clear, step-by-step instructions walk the reader through each pose from beginning to end. Thorough topic introductions and useful tips provide additional information and advice to enhance the readers’ yoga experience and help meet their individual needs. Maran Illustrated Guide to Yoga is packed with essential information including warm-up poses, breathing exercises, seated poses, chair poses, standing poses, bends, relaxation poses, practice sequences and much more. This book is an invaluable guide for beginners who wish to familiarize themselves with the basics of yoga without having to participate in classes, or as a refresher course for individuals wishing to become reacquainted with yoga. Maran Illustrated Guide to Yoga costs less than the price of one private yoga lesson and will be a permanent resource that can be accessed at any time.
  • Features a unique two-page spread, over 500 full-color photographs, and color coding that appeal to and engage visual learners and simplify the learning process.
  • Provides extensive coverage of a wide variety of yoga poses ranging from the basic Prayer Pose to more challenging poses such as Shoulderstand, making it a great reference for all skill levels.
  • A rating system for each yoga pose from Level 1 (Very Easy) to Level 5 (Challenging) helps readers adapt their yoga practice to their own skill level.
  • Written using Visual Grammar, a proven method that combines instructions with full-color screen shots to provide the best synergistic learning experience available.
  • Full-color photographs are taken from a variety of different zoom settings and camera angles to maximize the impact of each photograph.
Author Bio
maranGraphics Development Group
maranGraphics Development Group combines the efforts of many talented people. An industry expert in the field of each book and Maran's own writers work together to produce books that are highly visual, technically sound, easy for readers to understand, and adhere to maranGraphics' standards of structuring to provide the best learning experience.
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Table of Contents
Chapter 1: Yoga Basics

Chapter 2: Yoga and Breathing

Chapter 3: Warm-Up Poses

Chapter 4: Seated Poses

Chapter 5: Seating Forward Bends

Chapter 6: Chair Poses

Chapter 7: Standing Poses

Chapter 8: Standing Balancing Poses

Chapter 9: Standing Forward Bends

Chapter 10: Table Poses

Chapter 11: Back Bends

Chapter 12: Inversions

Chapter 13: Reclined Poses

Chapter 14: Relaxation and Restorative Poses

Chapter 15: Yoga Practices