Pocket Guide for Personal Practice
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Daniel DiTuro, Ingrid Yang
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Yoga practitioners were captivated by simple instruction and stunning photography in the best-selling Hatha Yoga Illustrated. Now, that winning formula has been applied to Hatha Yoga Asanas: Pocket Guide for Personal Practice.
This guide is a quick reference to over 150 classic hatha yoga asanas, each depicted by stunning photography and instruction. Finally, an easy-to-use quick-reference guide that captures the beauty and essence of hatha yoga itself. Simple, attractive, and convenient, Hatha Yoga Asanas: Pocket Guide for Personal Practice is the one reference every practitioner and instructor should own.
Hatha Yoga Asanas: Pocket Guide for Personal Practice features full-color photos, basic movement cues, the English and Sanskrit names, and difficulty ratings for over 150 poses, including these:
- Bound angle
- Crescent lunge
- Dancer I
- Downward-facing dog
- Forward bend
- Half moon
- Intense side stretch
- Lord of the fishes
- Shoulder stand
- Side angle
- Upward-facing dog
Daniel DiTuro, is a self-taught photographer, began a series of yoga photographs in 1999 shortly after taking his first yoga class. In 2001 he founded The Yoga Project to promote the physical and mental wellness of mind, body, and spirit through the creation and publication of inspirational and motivational meditation and yoga asanas photographs. In 2003, DiTuro, along with Martin Kirk and Brooke Boone, released the best-seller Hatha Yoga Illustrated, which contains over 600 of his yoga photographs.
DiTuro published his second book, Live Longer & Healthier Eating Foods You Love on a Southern Italian Mediterranean Diet, in August 2009, which was one of the selections for the United States in the 2010 Gourmand World Cookbook Awards.
Coauthor Ingrid Yang embarked on her yoga journey in 1999 in New York City, where she studied directly with David Life at Jivamukti Yoga Center and Cyndi Lee at OM Yoga Center. She is the founder of Blue Point Yoga Center in Durham, North Carolina, and teaches a variety of yoga disciplines, including vinyasa, restorative, yin, and cancer therapy. She leads teacher trainings and workshops in the United States, Australia, and Asia.
Ingrid earned her law degree at Duke University and is currently pursuing a doctor of medicine degree with a focus on anatomy and physiatry at Rush University Medical College in Chicago, Illinois.
Hatha Yoga Asanas is a clear, concise, beautifully illustrated guide to yoga postures and is suitable for all yogis and teachers of every style.
Sage Rountree, PhD- Author of The Athletes Guide to Yoga