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You Are Your Own Gym: The bible of bodyweight exercises

by Mark Lauren

Elite trainer Mark Lauren has been at the front lines of preparing US Special Operations soldiers for action, getting them lean and strong in record time. Now, he shares the secrets to his simple, yet amazingly effective regimen to get you into the best shape of your life.- Rapid results with minimum time commitment – work out for only 30-minutes a day, four times a week - No gym or equipment required – simple bodyweight resistance exercises you can do anywhere- Build muscle and burn fat – get more effective results than weightlifting and aerobics- Suitable for men, women and all abilities – choose your level from Basic, 1st Class, Master Class and Chief Class- Safe and effective – develop balance, stability and prevent injuries With 125 clear exercises to work every muscle in your body, motivation techniques and nutritional advice, Mark Lauren’s method will get you the body you want simply by using the body you have.

You Are What You Eat Cookbook: Over 150 Healthy and Delicious Recipes (You Are What You Eat)

by Gillian McKeith

Dr Gillian's recipe for a healthier life . . . Eat delicious food, feel great, look fabulous. The You Are What You Eat Cookbook makes healthy cooking easy, simple and fun. It also answers all those questions that can so often turn into excuses . . . Can healthy food really be tasty and convenient? What can I eat other than salad? I've bought the quinoa, but now what do I do with it? Packed with over 150 recipes and ideas for juices, smoothies, breakfasts, soups, salads, lunch-boxes, main meals, quick bites, snacks and treats, here is a cookbook for you and your family to savour.

You Are What You Eat: This Plan Will Change Your Life (You Are What You Eat)

by Gillian McKeith

Discover the fabulous healthy eating secrets behind the amazing You Are What You Eat results and get ready to meet the new you Take the food IQ test and find out what your diet is doing to you Banish cravings and mood swingsDiscover how small changes can make a big difference Eat more . . . not less Follow Gillian's simple advice and you'll look and feel fantastic. Just give it a go and see . . .

You Are How You Move: Experiential Chi Kung

by Ged Sumner

Chi Kung is the best kept secret on the planet. It is a powerful way of becoming fit, healthy and balanced through opening and mobilising the body and joints, breathing techniques, slow movement exercises, standing postures, special walking methods and meditation. It can be done anywhere, any time, in whatever you are wearing. With consistent practice you can transform your health to a high level of vitality. Ged Sumner writes with rich insights into how to begin to think about your body and how to take the steps that will enable you to transform your practice. Completely accessible to those new to the field, the book will also be transformative for more experienced practitioners, providing many new ways of looking at `old' elements of Chi Kung practice, and exploring the essential parts of the body most affected by Chi Kung. This modern, accessible approach to Chi Kung by a highly experienced teacher integrates mind and body and shows you how to become sensitive to yourself. A free website shows video footage of the forms in the book for easy reference.

You Are How You Move: Experiential Chi Kung (PDF)

by Ged Sumner

Chi Kung is the best kept secret on the planet. It is a powerful way of becoming fit, healthy and balanced through opening and mobilising the body and joints, breathing techniques, slow movement exercises, standing postures, special walking methods and meditation. It can be done anywhere, any time, in whatever you are wearing. With consistent practice you can transform your health to a high level of vitality. Ged Sumner writes with rich insights into how to begin to think about your body and how to take the steps that will enable you to transform your practice. Completely accessible to those new to the field, the book will also be transformative for more experienced practitioners, providing many new ways of looking at `old' elements of Chi Kung practice, and exploring the essential parts of the body most affected by Chi Kung. This modern, accessible approach to Chi Kung by a highly experienced teacher integrates mind and body and shows you how to become sensitive to yourself. A free website shows video footage of the forms in the book for easy reference.

You and Your Bump: Simple steps to pregnancy wellbeing

by Emma Cannon

Written by a leading complementary fertility specialist, Emma Cannon, this companion for pre-conception, pregnancy and the postnatal period blends the ancient wisdom of Chinese medicine with conventional Western medical practice. With her fusion approach, Emma offers advice to help mums-to-be prepare for labour and post-birth and solutions to pregnancy-related conditions. You and Your Bump gently takes you through each stage of your pregnancy with advice on: * Your general health and lifestyle, good nutrition and the link between emotions and physical health * Baby development and changes to your body * Common pregnancy conditions and treatments, with both Eastern and Western approaches * Preparing for labour and motherhood * How dads can help at each stage 'A brilliant book from a woman who knows what she's talking about. I adore Emma Cannon' Sophie Dahl 'Her unique approach to health and fertility bridges the gap between Western and Eastern medicine' Dr Tim Evans

Yogic Cooking: Nutritious Vegetarian Food

by Thalia Prassa

Yogic cooking is nutritious, easy to digest and free of toxins, allowing you to improve your health, keep your body strong and facilitate spiritual revolution. The aim of yoga is to cultivate a physical, mental and psychic balance so that higher states of being can be experienced. This can be achieved through a balanced vegetarian diet that includes all the essential vitamins and minerals. With 56 delicious and easy-to-follow recipes, this book introduces the principles and practice of yogic cooking. There is an overview of the philosophy behind this traditionally vegetarian cuisine as well as dietary recommendations and guidelines. The recipes are perfect for all occasions, with appetisers, mains and desserts as well as sauces, soups and beverages. Recipes include courgette and potato mousaka, cauliflower pakora, dum aloo and warming Indian Chai tea. This cookbook will be an essential addition to the shelves of yoga students and teachers, practitioners of ayurvedic medicine, vegetarians or anyone interested in a vegetarian diet or the ayurvedic approach to life.

Yogic Cooking: Nutritious Vegetarian Food (PDF)

by Thalia Prassa

Yogic cooking is nutritious, easy to digest and free of toxins, allowing you to improve your health, keep your body strong and facilitate spiritual revolution. The aim of yoga is to cultivate a physical, mental and psychic balance so that higher states of being can be experienced. This can be achieved through a balanced vegetarian diet that includes all the essential vitamins and minerals. With 56 delicious and easy-to-follow recipes, this book introduces the principles and practice of yogic cooking. There is an overview of the philosophy behind this traditionally vegetarian cuisine as well as dietary recommendations and guidelines. The recipes are perfect for all occasions, with appetisers, mains and desserts as well as sauces, soups and beverages. Recipes include courgette and potato mousaka, cauliflower pakora, dum aloo and warming Indian Chai tea. This cookbook will be an essential addition to the shelves of yoga students and teachers, practitioners of ayurvedic medicine, vegetarians or anyone interested in a vegetarian diet or the ayurvedic approach to life.

Yoga Therapy for Parkinson's Disease and Multiple Sclerosis (PDF)

by Jean Danford

Yoga is an extremely beneficial therapy for ameliorating physical symptoms of both Parkinson's disease (PD) and multiple sclerosis (MS), and improving emotional wellbeing through breathing, asana, relaxation and meditation. Outlining each condition, its pathology, treatment and its impact on the lives of those affected, the book describes how yoga practice can be tailored to meet the specific needs of those with PD and MS, by improving mobility, balance, strength and wellbeing. Postures are categorised by their useful application, such as joint mobilising, balance and stability, stretching, alongside guidance on how to identify what is needed. Descriptions of yoga movements are accompanied by illustrations throughout, along with sample lesson plans and the personal testimonies of those who have experienced the benefits first hand. Ideal for yoga therapists and yoga teachers working with people with PD or MS, as well as students of the practice, it will also be of interest to practitioners working with beginner client groups and those with limited mobility.

Yoga Therapy for Parkinson's Disease and Multiple Sclerosis

by Jean Danford

Yoga is an extremely beneficial therapy for ameliorating physical symptoms of both Parkinson's disease (PD) and multiple sclerosis (MS), and improving emotional wellbeing through breathing, asana, relaxation and meditation. Outlining each condition, its pathology, treatment and its impact on the lives of those affected, the book describes how yoga practice can be tailored to meet the specific needs of those with PD and MS, by improving mobility, balance, strength and wellbeing. Postures are categorised by their useful application, such as joint mobilising, balance and stability, stretching, alongside guidance on how to identify what is needed. Descriptions of yoga movements are accompanied by illustrations throughout, along with sample lesson plans and the personal testimonies of those who have experienced the benefits first hand. Ideal for yoga therapists and yoga teachers working with people with PD or MS, as well as students of the practice, it will also be of interest to practitioners working with beginner client groups and those with limited mobility.

Yoga Therapy for Insomnia and Sleep Recovery: An Integrated Approach to Supporting Healthy Sleep and Sustaining Energy All Day

by Lisa Sanfilippo

Yoga therapy offers a truly holistic approach to solving the growing problem of insomnia. In this book expert yoga therapist Lisa Sanfilippo explains how yoga practices can be used to target the underlying issues that inhibit good quality sleep, with immediate results that build over time.Learn how to work with clients to release tension in the body that builds up during the day making it difficult to sleep at night. Honouring a natural yogic and Ayurvedic approach, and infusing it with modern neuroscience, Lisa also addresses the deeper emotional reasons for not sleeping well and looks at how lifestyle changes can help to achieve better quality rest. With the body-mind connection at its core, this book shows how to support better health holistically to restore balance in each layer of the body.

Yoga Therapy for Insomnia and Sleep Recovery: An Integrated Approach to Supporting Healthy Sleep and Sustaining Energy All Day

by Lisa Sanfilippo

Yoga therapy offers a truly holistic approach to solving the growing problem of insomnia. In this book expert yoga therapist Lisa Sanfilippo explains how yoga practices can be used to target the underlying issues that inhibit good quality sleep, with immediate results that build over time.Learn how to work with clients to release tension in the body that builds up during the day making it difficult to sleep at night. Honouring a natural yogic and Ayurvedic approach, and infusing it with modern neuroscience, Lisa also addresses the deeper emotional reasons for not sleeping well and looks at how lifestyle changes can help to achieve better quality rest. With the body-mind connection at its core, this book shows how to support better health holistically to restore balance in each layer of the body.

Yoga Therapy for Fear: Treating Anxiety, Depression and Rage with the Vagus Nerve and Other Techniques

by Beth Spindler Kat Heagberg Kevin Richardson

Uncover fearlessness through yoga's methods and disciplines with this guide. This book offers a medically-proven approach to help students and clients uncover their own radiance that is hidden by fear and anxiety. Yoga offers a readily-accessible system for courageous living, and this book explains how to use simple and quick yoga therapy methods for accessing the vagus nerve, resulting in instant relief from symptoms of fear, including depression, anxiety and rage. It offers asana, pranayama and dhyana exercises that help to eliminate 'worry chatter', directly affecting the amygdala, the part of the brain responsible for fearful thoughts. Addressing many components of fear, the book explains when fear is useful and when it is not, and teaches how to reprogram responses to uncertain circumstances so that they can be dealt with in a healthy way.

Yoga Therapy for Fear: Treating Anxiety, Depression and Rage with the Vagus Nerve and Other Techniques (PDF)

by Beth Spindler Kat Heagberg Kevin Richardson

Uncover fearlessness through yoga's methods and disciplines with this guide. This book offers a medically-proven approach to help students and clients uncover their own radiance that is hidden by fear and anxiety. Yoga offers a readily-accessible system for courageous living, and this book explains how to use simple and quick yoga therapy methods for accessing the vagus nerve, resulting in instant relief from symptoms of fear, including depression, anxiety and rage. It offers asana, pranayama and dhyana exercises that help to eliminate 'worry chatter', directly affecting the amygdala, the part of the brain responsible for fearful thoughts. Addressing many components of fear, the book explains when fear is useful and when it is not, and teaches how to reprogram responses to uncertain circumstances so that they can be dealt with in a healthy way.

Yoga Therapy for Every Special Child: Meeting Needs in a Natural Setting

by Nancy Williams

Yoga therapy is gaining rapid recognition as a form of treatment that can improve the physical and mental wellbeing of children with a variety of complex needs. This book contains a specially-designed yoga program for use with children of all abilities, and provides both parents and professionals with the knowledge they need to carry out the therapy themselves. The program consists of a series of postures, each of which is explained and accompanied by an illustration. The postures are designed to help children understand and use their bodies, and work towards positive changes such as realigning the spine, encouraging eye-contact, and promoting calm and steady breathing. Consideration is given to creating the right setting for carrying out the therapy, assessing an individual child's particular needs, and making the sessions fun using games and props. Sections on yoga therapy for specific conditions such as autistic spectrum disorder, Down syndrome, and cerebral palsy are included, and the book concludes with child and parent reports on how the program has worked for them, and a list of useful contacts and resources. This practical book is a must for parents, teachers, therapists and other professionals, and anybody else who wants to help a child to develop through enjoyable and therapeutic yoga sessions.

Yoga Therapy for Every Special Child: Meeting Needs in a Natural Setting (PDF)

by Nancy Williams

Yoga therapy is gaining rapid recognition as a form of treatment that can improve the physical and mental wellbeing of children with a variety of complex needs. This book contains a specially-designed yoga program for use with children of all abilities, and provides both parents and professionals with the knowledge they need to carry out the therapy themselves. The program consists of a series of postures, each of which is explained and accompanied by an illustration. The postures are designed to help children understand and use their bodies, and work towards positive changes such as realigning the spine, encouraging eye-contact, and promoting calm and steady breathing. Consideration is given to creating the right setting for carrying out the therapy, assessing an individual child's particular needs, and making the sessions fun using games and props. Sections on yoga therapy for specific conditions such as autistic spectrum disorder, Down syndrome, and cerebral palsy are included, and the book concludes with child and parent reports on how the program has worked for them, and a list of useful contacts and resources. This practical book is a must for parents, teachers, therapists and other professionals, and anybody else who wants to help a child to develop through enjoyable and therapeutic yoga sessions.

Yoga Therapy for Digestive Health

by Charlotte Watts

Digestive issues are widespread and prove difficult to address through mainstream medicine. Senior yoga teacher Charlotte Watts sheds light on the connection between the gut and the brain, explains the links between stress, trauma and digestive issues and demonstrates how yoga with its focus on stilling the mind can have profound effects on conditions such as IBS, IBD, acid reflux, colitis, diverticulitis and more. Breath awareness allows the breath to drop into the belly and diaphragm, essential for good digestive function and understanding the fascial connections within the viscera help shape movement that enables optimal function. Fully illustrated with clear diagrams and instructions, this volume provides yoga, movement and medical professionals with a solid understanding of the digestive system in relation to breath, mindfulness, posture, anatomy, movement, stress and trauma. It helps them to apply this knowledge to their practice and teaching approach.

Yoga Therapy for Digestive Health

by Charlotte Watts

Digestive issues are widespread and prove difficult to address through mainstream medicine. Senior yoga teacher Charlotte Watts sheds light on the connection between the gut and the brain, explains the links between stress, trauma and digestive issues and demonstrates how yoga with its focus on stilling the mind can have profound effects on conditions such as IBS, IBD, acid reflux, colitis, diverticulitis and more. Breath awareness allows the breath to drop into the belly and diaphragm, essential for good digestive function and understanding the fascial connections within the viscera help shape movement that enables optimal function. Fully illustrated with clear diagrams and instructions, this volume provides yoga, movement and medical professionals with a solid understanding of the digestive system in relation to breath, mindfulness, posture, anatomy, movement, stress and trauma. It helps them to apply this knowledge to their practice and teaching approach.

Yoga Therapy for Arthritis: A Whole-Person Approach to Movement and Lifestyle

by Dr Steffany Moonaz Erin Byron Dr Clifton

Yoga therapy is commonly used for the management of arthritis, but often focusses exclusively on adaptation of the physical poses and on structural solutions. This book moves beyond the traditional routines to present yoga as a lifestyle designed to improve quality of life and overall well-being for individuals living with arthritis and rheumatic conditions. By incorporating the ancient practices of yoga as both physical and mental exercises involving a model of 5-koshas or sheaths (physical, energetic, mental/emotional, wisdom, and spiritual), the yoga therapy practice presented here will help reduce pain and shift the perspective of the individual living with arthritis. This therapy uses a whole-person approach that employs a broad range of tools to address the biopsychosocial effects of arthritis through the application of yoga practices and philosophy. Useful as a guide for people living with arthritis, this book is full of inspiration for self care along with instructions for yoga teachers and medical professionals to guide their clients using this whole-person perspective.

Yoga Therapy for Arthritis: A Whole-Person Approach to Movement and Lifestyle

by Dr Steffany Moonaz Erin Byron Dr Clifton

Yoga therapy is commonly used for the management of arthritis, but often focusses exclusively on adaptation of the physical poses and on structural solutions. This book moves beyond the traditional routines to present yoga as a lifestyle designed to improve quality of life and overall well-being for individuals living with arthritis and rheumatic conditions. By incorporating the ancient practices of yoga as both physical and mental exercises involving a model of 5-koshas or sheaths (physical, energetic, mental/emotional, wisdom, and spiritual), the yoga therapy practice presented here will help reduce pain and shift the perspective of the individual living with arthritis. This therapy uses a whole-person approach that employs a broad range of tools to address the biopsychosocial effects of arthritis through the application of yoga practices and philosophy. Useful as a guide for people living with arthritis, this book is full of inspiration for self care along with instructions for yoga teachers and medical professionals to guide their clients using this whole-person perspective.

Yoga Therapy as a Creative Response to Pain: Yoga Therapy as a Creative Response

by Matthew J. Taylor John Kepner

Supporting yoga therapists to create a programme of care for those living with chronic pain, this guide brings pain science, creativity and yoga together for the first time. It includes the emotional, cognitive, social and spiritual in its definition of pain and acknowledges there that is no simple physical 'fix'. The book offers advice on creating an environment that restores hope and meaning to clients, and on building a successful business by creating a community of support. Matt Taylor's blend of creativity and yoga came from his own chronic spine pain as a physical therapist and his discovery of yoga therapy which led to his yoga-based rehabilitation clinic.

Yoga Teaching Handbook: A Practical Guide for Yoga Teachers and Trainees

by Kate Walker Liz Lark Sian O'Neill Lizzie Lasater Andrew McGonigle Graham Burns Tanja Mickwitz Antonia Boyle Melanie Cooper Mimi Kuo-Deemer Tarik Dervish Lisa Kaley-Isley Katy Appleton Natasha Moutran Paul Wong

This trusted companion offers help and guidance on the day-to-day practicalities of teaching and running a yoga business. Including insights from renowned yoga professionals, including Liz Lark, Lizzie Lasater, Andrew McGonigle, Katy Appleton and Tarik Dervish and more, this book offers practical ways to hone teaching skills. It features topics such as working with common injuries and conditions, breath, sequencing, incorporating philosophy and myth into class, and the links between yoga and Qigong and Ayurveda. It also provides key information on how to get the most out of a yoga business, with advice on setting up and running a studio, and planning and leading retreats.

Yoga Teaching Handbook: A Practical Guide for Yoga Teachers and Trainees

by Kate Walker Liz Lark Sian O'Neill Lizzie Lasater Andrew McGonigle Graham Burns Tanja Mickwitz Antonia Boyle Melanie Cooper Mimi Kuo-Deemer Tarik Dervish Lisa Kaley-Isley Katy Appleton Natasha Moutran Paul Wong

This trusted companion offers help and guidance on the day-to-day practicalities of teaching and running a yoga business. Including insights from renowned yoga professionals, including Liz Lark, Lizzie Lasater, Andrew McGonigle, Katy Appleton and Tarik Dervish and more, this book offers practical ways to hone teaching skills. It features topics such as working with common injuries and conditions, breath, sequencing, incorporating philosophy and myth into class, and the links between yoga and Qigong and Ayurveda. It also provides key information on how to get the most out of a yoga business, with advice on setting up and running a studio, and planning and leading retreats.

Yoga Student Handbook: Develop Your Knowledge of Yoga Principles and Practice

by Scott Johnson Andrew McGonigle Graham Burns Mimi Kuo-Deemer Tarik Dervish Philip Xerri Korinna Pilafidis-Williams Catherine Annis Norman Blair Heidi Sormaz Alison Leighton Wendy Teasdill

An accessible guide on the history, anatomy and philosophy behind yoga, showing how yoga students can develop and grow their personal practice. By offering students and teacher trainees guidance on how to move on to the next stage in their learning, this practical companion helps to deepen their understanding of holistic yoga practice.Including insights from renowned yoga professionals, including Lizzie Lasater, Andrew McGonigle, Graham Burns, Tarik Dervish and more, this book offers practical ways to hone yoga skills and knowledge. Covering everything from how to use your breath and the different styles of yoga, to what to expect from yoga teacher training, this is an essential handbook for all students and trainee teachers of yoga.

Yoga Student Handbook: Develop Your Knowledge of Yoga Principles and Practice

by Scott Johnson Andrew McGonigle Graham Burns Mimi Kuo-Deemer Tarik Dervish Philip Xerri Korinna Pilafidis-Williams Catherine Annis Norman Blair Heidi Sormaz Alison Leighton Wendy Teasdill

An accessible guide on the history, anatomy and philosophy behind yoga, showing how yoga students can develop and grow their personal practice. By offering students and teacher trainees guidance on how to move on to the next stage in their learning, this practical companion helps to deepen their understanding of holistic yoga practice.Including insights from renowned yoga professionals, including Lizzie Lasater, Andrew McGonigle, Graham Burns, Tarik Dervish and more, this book offers practical ways to hone yoga skills and knowledge. Covering everything from how to use your breath and the different styles of yoga, to what to expect from yoga teacher training, this is an essential handbook for all students and trainee teachers of yoga.

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