The indispensable new Mind, Body, Spirit series from the creators of the bestselling Godsfield Bibles.
The Godsfield Companions are all-new guides to conscious living that will set a new standard in wellness publishing. Fresh, contemporary and authoritative, each book - written by a specialist in their field - will provide the growing wellness audience with essential background, revealing insights, valuable context and useful instruction to enable them to understand and expand their personal practice every day.
The first in the series Yoga: The Definitive Guide is a comprehensive anthology of yoga, its history, philosophy and how to incorporate the practice into your everyday life.
Part 1: What is Yoga? - Including Ashtanga, Vinyasa, hot yoga, Hatha/Iyengar and yin/restorative yoga
Part 2: History of Yoga - The ancients to the future
Part 3: Philosophy - Including awareness, aversion, discipline, discernment and letting be
Part 4: How Yoga works - From movement (including anatomy, dynamic poses, yin poses and restorative poses); to breath (including prana, the physical body and the nervous system; to energy (including chakras, pranayama and meditation)
Part 5: How to live with your Yoga - Including practices for purposes including joy, self-awareness, resilience, relaxation and pain management
Lucy Lucas is a mindfulness and yoga teacher who began her practice after spending 15 years in finance and consultancy. She trained in Bali, first taught yoga in Ibiza and now has a practice based in the UK, where she teaches classes and leads retreats.