For Book Beginnings:
1. What is yoga? The word yoga means "union". Yoga is a form exercise based on the belief that the body and breath are intimately connected. By controlling the breath and holding the body in steady poses or "asanas", yoga creates harmony.
- p. 9
For Friday 56:
77. Why is relaxation important? Relaxing after the exercises can be the most important part of your yoga session. As well as leaving you with a calm mind and relaxed muscles, the final relaxation allows your body to absorb the energy released by the asanas, and to gain the maximum benefit from them.- p. 56
Synopsis of 101 Essential Tips Yoga (101 Essential Tips)by Lucinda Hawksley, Ian Whitelaw, Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Center: Core information on a variety of subjects is reduced to the 101 most crucial facts you must know. The pocket-size paperback format makes it ideal for quick reference. Hundreds of crisp, full-color photographs are combined with thoroughly researched text in these handy books.
***Do you do yoga? I've had this little booklet for years and admit I'd forgotten about it. Tell me about your yoga exploits - would you read a book like this?