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Yoga XXL : a journey to health for bigger people, Ingrid Kollak, RN, PhD

Yoga XXL : a journey to health for bigger people
Yoga XXL
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a journey to health for bigger people
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Ingrid Kollak, RN, PhD
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"Yoga XXL" is a practical how to guide to using yoga to reconnect with exercise, increase flexibility, correct posture and improve the quality-of-life of readers with larger bodies. It follows the authors' own research and experience teaching the asanas to both individuals and groups. More than simply an exercise guide, the book is a deeply soothing form of moving meditation and physical activity that is a safe way to rebuild strength, stamina, and flexibility
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.K5765 2013eb
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Yoga XXL : a journey to health for bigger people, Ingrid Kollak, RN, PhD
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Includes bibliographical references and index
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  • How to use this book. Yoga is for everybody ; Getting started -- Yoga for people with bigger bodies -- Postures in flowing motion -- Routines to help you develop a daily yoga practice
  • pt. I. How to use this book. 1. Yoga is for everybody : Healthy yogis come in all sizes ; How yoga works ; Body awareness ; Self-awareness and self-reliance -- 2. Getting started : General notes of caution ; Breathing and moving ; Clothing and equipment ; Finding the right yoga class ; Develop your own yoga practice ; Keeping a personal journal ; The structure of this book ; Yoga is joy -- pt. II. Yoga for people with bigger bodies. 3. Postures lying on the back (supine) : Supine starting posture ; Shanti asana ; Lying palm tree posture ; Lying tree posture ; Modified crocodile posture ; Hip joint rotation ; Supine knee rotation ; Knees to chest ; Supine arms and legs stretch ; Spider posture ; Shoulder bridge -- 4. Postures lying on the side : Leg lift sideways ; Head lift sideways -- 5. Postures lying on the stomach (prone) : Prone arms and legs stretch ; Prone shanti asana ; Sphinx posture ; Cobra posture ; Lying bow posture -- 6. Seated postures and bows : Staff posture ; Seated posture on a chair ; Head to knee ; Modified turtle posture ; Head bow sideways ; Fish posture ; Modified table posture -- 7. Seated postures and rotations : Head rotation ; Head and arm coordination ; Arm rotation with outstretched arms ; Arm rotation with bent arms ; Hand lotus posture -- 8. Kneeling postures : Sitting on the heels ; Cow posture ; Tiger posture ; Threading the needle posture ; Torso rotation ; Child posture ; Child and tiger posture ; Modified folded leaf posture ; Modified side rest -- 9. Standing postures and bows : Upright standing posture ; Hero 2 posture ; Modified mountain posture ; Triangle in motion ; Half moon posture ; Hero 1 posture ; Stargazer ; Standing bow posture -- 10. Standing postures with rotations : Torso rotation ; Hip rotation ; Knee rotation ; Twisted triangle posture -- Balancing postures : Palm tree posture ; Tree posture ; Modified hero 3 posture -- 12. Inversions : Modified shoulder stand ; Legs up the wall -- 13. Eye exercises : Focus near and far ; The lying eight ; Cupping and blinking -- 14. Pranayama : Alternate nostril breathing ; Tiger breathing ; Camel posture ; Great gesture -- 15. Relaxing postures : Kaya kriya ; Yoga nidra -- 16. Awareness and meditation : Walking meditation ; Meditation on your body ; Mantra meditation ; Sound meditation ; Visual meditation ; Silence in the stream of your thoughts
  • pt. III. Postures in flowing motion. 17. Swinging arms : Triangle in motion ; Arm lift ; Arm rotation ; Repeat posture 2, arm lift ; Folded hands -- 18. Fancy leg and footwork : Chair posture with folded hands ; Chair posture with splayed fingers ; Chair posture with outstretched arms ; Forward bow with stretched knees -- Arm and leg coordination : Hero 2 ; Folded arms in standing position ; Crossed legs and folded hands -- pt. IV. Routines to help you develop a daily yoga practice. Enjoy yoga every day -- Notes of caution -- Remember -- Have a quick look -- 20. To wake up : Knees to chest ; Dorsal knee rotation ; Torso rotation ; Palm tree posture -- 21. To relieve tension : Head rotation ; Arm rotation with bent arms ; Hand lotus ; Hip rotation ; Knee rotation -- 22. To recharge : Alternate nostril breathing ; Hero 2 posture ; Hero 1 posture -- 23. To sleep well : Legs up the wall ; Crocodile posture ; Yoga nidra
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