A fully revised and updated edition of the classic beginner's guide to yoga, with all new black-and-white photographs, a new introduction from the author, and an updated chapter on diet and nutrition.
The American Yoga Association has set the standard for Yoga instruction for more than thirty years. Its classic Beginner's Manual has sold close to 100,000 copies nationwide since its release in 1987. Now fully revised and updated with all new photographs and revised text, this essential step-by-step guide provides students with the information and guidance they need to learn Yoga safely and effectively.
Now that there are an estimated 18 million Yoga enthusiasts in the United States, this influential resource is poised to inspire a whole new generation of students to discover the myriad physical and spiritual benefits of practicing Yoga.
Alice Christensen founded the American Yoga Association—the first nonreligious, nonprofit, educational yoga organization in the United States—in 1968. She is the author of 20-Minute Yoga Workouts, The American Yoga Association's New Yoga Challenge, The American Yoga Association's Easy Does It Yoga, and Yoga of the Heart. She lives in Sarasota, Florida.