Concise and readable answers to the most commonly asked questions about yoga, and illuminating little-known facts and esoteric aspects of the philosophy and practice--by renowned yogi Richard Rosen.
Here are answers to all the questions that come up in your yoga practice and study! Renowned yoga teacher Richard Rosen has asked—and been asked—nearly every yoga-related question that there is, and his wonderfully practical, helpful answers will give you a thorough explanation of the tradition’s key concepts, and the nuts and bolts of yoga philosophy and practice, including:
• Yoga’s main texts, including the Upanishads, Bhagavad Gita, Yoga Sutra, among others
• Yamas and niyamas
• The subtle body—what it means and what it looks like in practice
• The evolution of asanas
• Mudras and bandhas
• And much more