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The Pure Heart of Yoga: Ten Essential Steps for Personal Transformation
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Inner stillness. Perfect awareness. True beauty. Yoga is much more than just a physical activity. It is a conscious lifestyle that brings about a profound spiritual and personal transformation. This book on yoga invites you to experience yoga as the ancient masters intended it-a holistic way of life that unites the body, mind, and spirit for complete health and well-being.
With clear instruction, Dr. Robert Butera guides you through ten steps on the path of yoga that are based on traditional yogic principles and practices, yet designed to fit seamlessly into your life. Yoga enthusiasts of all kinds will discover effective tools for creating a life of healthful beauty and inner peace.Understand the role of physical poses within the larger, holistic system of yoga Practice breathing techniques (pranayama), work with your energy centers (chakras), and develop your concentration Overcome psychological blocks, balance your emotions, and grow emotionally and spiritually
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"The Pure Heart of Yoga will bring increased depth to your yoga practice . . . It is an excellent book: thoughtful, reflective, deep, and accessible."—Eleanor Criswell, Ed.D., author of How Yoga Works
“That he’s able to instruct and inspire with a warm heart and skillful direction, without judgment or prejudice about the ‘style’ or your yoga of choice, is good reason to believe this book will bring life to your practice.”
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YOGA FOR EXERCISE. Connect to the infinite through yoga and experience true transformation on the physical, emotional, psychological, and spiritual planes. This inspiring book teaches yoga the way the original masters envisioned it - a holistic union of body, mind, and spirit. Dr. Butera's simple ten-step approach invites all levels of yoga practitioners and teachers to deepen their understanding of yoga philosophy and work toward health and self-realization. By cultivating a mindful practice of the yoga postures, you will learn to balance emotions, focus the mind, control breathing, work with the body's energy centres (chakras), eliminate psychological blocks, and create a sense of purpose and peace for life.
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