Emotional Yoga: How the Body Can Heal the Mind

By Bija Bennett

Drawing on her large education in yoga treatment, dance, and meditation, Bija Bennett has created a groundbreaking yoga software that takes complete good thing about the body-mind connection.

Based at the classical eightfold course of yoga, Emotional Yoga deals a extensive variety of easy body-mind thoughts that could definitely have an effect on our emotional health and wellbeing, together with the dynamic interaction of hobbies, respiring workouts, meditations, way of life abilities, rituals, gestures, and therapeutic sounds. every one procedure is gifted in a manner that's precise to Bennett's heritage within the culture of Viniyoga, which permits the reader to evolve this system to his or her particular wishes.

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