Yoga

Yoga for movement disorders : rebuilding strength, balance and flexibility for Parkinson's disease and dystonia

By Renee Le Verrier

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"A daily guide to yoga practice designed for people with dystonia, muscle imbalance, rigidity, and spasms due to such causes as Parkinson's, stroke, and multiple sclerosis. The focus is on rebuilding strength and flexibility as well as physical and emotional balance. Part 1 prepares the reader for practicing yoga. It includes an introduction, a chapter on how to begin, from where and when to practice, how to use the book, safety precautions, and a note to teachers. Part 2 flows as a yoga class would, with breathing exercises, modified poses, and guided relaxation. The poses presented in later chapters include a variety of difficulty levels, from seated to standing, with step-by-step directions and easy-to-follow photos. The mind/body connection is woven throughout,and each chapter concludes with a brief list of why the day's practice is beneficial along with suggestions of how to apply the poses and concepts to everyday activities."
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Everyday Calm: Relaxing Rituals for Busy People

By Darrin Zeer

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"...offers 50 fun ideas to relieve daily stress, such as the Yoga Yawn, Instant Coffee Bend, Tumble Dry Meditation and Line-Up Loosening. Use yoga, breathing techniques, meditation and even spa-type treats to stay serene in traffic, while fighting crowds at the mall or even while out for dinner and a movie."

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A Morning Cup of Yoga: One 15-Minute Routine for a Lifetime of Health and Wellness

By Jane Goad Trechsel

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"Whether you're a novice or expert yoga practitioner, this accessible little book offers up a simple stretching routine to improve your health and well-being in just 15 minutes a day. Do it right in your kitchen with no more equipment than a chair and the countertop."
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Meditation: Searching For the Real You

By Dada Jyotirupananda

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This book will provide you with tools that can help you to meditate and will help you gain a stronger commitment to regular meditation practice. Learn about how to meditate, about yoga exercises and related practices. Learn how to be healthy through your own efforts and how to adopt a code of conduct that will see you through life's difficulties, and will help guide you to the deepest [fulfillment.] –Catalog summary
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