Summary: Ananda Yoga has been taught to many thousands of students and yoga teachers over the last thirty years. Designed to give valuable benefits on many levels--physical, mental, emotional--its highest purpose is to tune practitioners into the body's subtle energy flows, allowing them to experience the full spiritual dimensions of each posture. Most Ananda Yoga postures are done with affirmations to help the practitioner expand the benefits of yoga beyond the body, into t ...show morehe mind and soul.
This unique book teaches hatha yoga as it was originally intended: as a way to uplift your consciousness and aid your spiritual development. Kriyananda's inspiring affirmations and clearly written instructions show you how to attune yourself to the consciousness of each pose, so that each yoga posture becomes a doorway to life-affirming attitudes, clarity of understanding, and an increasingly centered and uplifted awareness.
Covers the basic principles of hatha yoga including standing poses, relaxation poses, spinal stretches, sitting poses, and inverted poses--all with photographs. Also includes suggestions for routines of varying lengths for both beginning and advanced students. ...show less