Keep fit and reduce stress with this essential beginners' guide. The easy to follow, step-by-step sequences of key Iyengar yoga poses have clear detailed instructions, making it the perfect introduction, whether you're a complete novice or just need a refresher. Innovative 360-degree views of yoga poses and over 250 photographs will help teach you the basics and ensure your technique is perfect. This is the only guide of its kind from the world-famous yoga guru BKS Iyengar.
B.K.S. Iyengar was born in India in 1918 and has been teaching yoga since the age of 17. He has been one of the world's leading teachers of yoga for 70 years and is internationally recognized as a leading authority of hatha yoga. His own style of teaching, "Iyengar Yoga", is followed by certified teachers across the world. Through his work, Iyengar has established the relevance of yoga to the treatment and cure of many illnesses, and has received a Doctorate from the United Nations Charter for Peace. At the age of 87, Iyengar still practises and teaches yoga, as well as travelling the world teaching and lecturing. His bestselling title B.K.S. Iyengar Yoga: Path to Holistic Health has been translated into 18 languages and he is the author of 15 other books.