Author(s): Peter Falloon-Goodhew
Discover untapped pools of energy and start the day fresh, mobilised and rejuvenated. This clearly explained text offers practical exercises that should improve muscle tone and sharpen mental abilities.
Published in association with the Yoga Biomedical Trust, a charitable organization established in 1983 by Robin Monro, PhD. The trust aims to promote and advance the study and practice of, the therapeutic effects of yoga. Dr. Monro is actively involved in the Trust's research and clinical work as well as its training programme for yoga therapists in London.
Part 1 Foundations: before you start; centring; basic breathing; breathe and stretch. Part 2 Building blocks: forward bend; warrior; lunge warrior; downward dog; crocodile; upward dog; sun salute; triangle; bent-knee side bend; runners' stretch; lunge twist; wide leg forward bend; side-bending sequence; child; hare; camel; shoulderstand against a wall; full shoulderstand; plough; easy fish; sitting forward stretch; supine butterfly; kneeling stretch sequence; sitting twist; breathing practices - audible breath; supine abdominal breathing; mock inhalation; forced exhalation; meditation; relaxation. Part 3 Programmes: start the day right; mid-morning boost; evening recharge; prepare for the next day; mid-week boost; weekend energizer; long journey reviver.