Hatha Yoga is the most complete training book on hatha yoga. The various flows and progressions are suitable both for yoga instructors and practitioners. After a comprehensive introduction to yoga followed by a thorough overview of the origins and philosophy of classical yoga, the reader can expect a detailed, practical section. The 34 best-known yoga postures (asanas) are presented, including their correct execution, symbolism, alignment, preparation, and guidance tips. Specially coordinated series of exercises complete with photo progressions can be used for an hour session, either for a class or personal workouts. These series can be taken directly as they are or adapted to suit the user’s needs. The book also includes visualization and relaxation trips tailored to the photo progressions to allow for a deeper immersion into the yoga practice. At the same time, the practitioner experiences the basic themes of life from the yoga perspective and can be inspired and integrate them into his or her own world of experience. For those looking for the best resource on hatha yoga, this book is a must.
Martina Mittag is a qualified dance teacher, fitness trainer, and yoga teacher BDY/EYU. She has been self-employed with Yoga Werft since 2001, leading relaxation sessions for large companies, yoga prevention courses, workshops, training courses, and yoga trips (www.yogawerft.com). Martina is also a consultant for the German Gymnastics Federation (DTB) and the Association for Gymnastics and Leisure (VTF) in Hamburg.
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