Author(s): Peter Falloon-Goodhew
Everyday stresses and strains take their tolls on mind and body. This text aims to help you to recapture the suppleness and vitality of youth with practical exercises that provide long-lasting health benefits.
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; preliminary stretches. Part 2 Building blocks: standing side stretch; lightning bolt; full squat; forward bend; forward bend & back arch; triangle; side warrior; lunge warrior; tree; half moon; crow; cat; cat balance; cat circles; downward dog; cobra; snake; locust; bow; sun salute; shoulderstand against a wall; shoulderstand; plough; child; sitting stretch sequence; sitting twist; breathing practices - audible breath; supine abdominal breathing; mock inhalation; alternate nostril breathing; cooing breath; meditation; relaxation. Part 3 Programmes: strong heart & lungs; digestive system energizer; develop a healthy spine; for balance & concentration; to ease the menopause; releasing hips & shoulders; boost your immunity.