Yoga : The Poetry of the Body

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Rodney Yee is one of the most sought after yoga instructors in the world, selling more than two million instructional videos and running an extremely popular yoga studio. Now for the first time, he brings his guidance and poetry to the page. This introduction to the practice of yoga guides beginning students through eight full yoga practices with 400 beautiful black-and-white photographs. These practices will also provide stimulating ideas for more experienced yoga practitioners. In addition to providing a simple but useful set of physical exercises, this book also explores Rodney's personal philosophy as he uses his own unique metaphors and imagery to evoke the essence and experience of yoga. Each chapter begins with thought-provoking student-teacher dialogue to help make abstract concepts come alive as readers hear real-life stories about real-life people. This book presents the ultimate journey into the world of yoga.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 356 pages
  • 200 x 255 x 20.83mm | 1,128g
  • Saint Martin's Griffin,U.S.
  • California, United States
  • English
  • 400 b/w halftones
  • 0312273312
  • 9780312273316
  • 634,348

About Rodney Yee

Rodney Yee is the Co-Director of the Piedmont Yoga Studio in Oakland, CA, where he teaches public classes and a 1 1/2 year teaching training program. He is featured in two top-selling lines of yoga instructional videos: the Yoga Journal Practice series videos and the Gaiam yoga videos. He lives with his family in Piedmont, California.Nina Zolotow is a writer as well as a yogi. She has 20 years of experience as an instructional writer but also writes intense, playful micro fiction. She studies yoga with Rodney Yee and other teachers in the San Francisco Bay area.
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