A modern yoga classic • Deepen your practice with the definitive guide to the philosophy and practice of yoga—the ancient healing discipline for body and mind—by the world-renowned teacher who brought the art of yoga to the West, Light on Yoga provides complete descriptions and illustrations of yoga positions and breathing exercises, along with explanations of the main philosophies of yoga. Iyengar's style and teachings emphasize precision and alignment, planned sequencing, timing, and the use of props.
• Learn Proper Alignment • Dive Deeper Into Yoga Philosophy • Cultivate Inner Awareness With Pranayama • Learn Sanskrit • Learn Inspiration On and Off the Mat
"600 pictures and an incredible amount of detailed descriptive text as well as philosophy.... Fully revised and photographs illustrating the exercises appear right next to the descriptions.... We highly recommend this book." —WELLNESS
Foreword by Yehudi Menuhin.
About the Author
B. K. S. Iyengar, for whom hundreds of Iyengar Institutes all over the world are named, headed his own institute in India until his death in 2014.
"600 pictures and an incredible amount of detailed descriptive text as well as philosophy.... Fully revised and photographs illustrating the exercises appear right next to the descriptions (in the earlier edition the photographs were appended). We highly recommend this book." —WELLNESS
"For the serious student of Hatha Yoga, this is as comprehensive a handbook as money can buy." —ATLANTA JOURNAL-CONSTITUTION