The Five Tibetans Yoga Workshop: Tone Your Body and Transform Your Life

By Susan Westbrook

The 5 Tibetans is helping the reader to facilitate the internal paintings with the robust mix of the body-strengthening day-by-day perform of the mythical yoga-like poses often called the “5 Tibetans” besides spirit-nourishing tales and metaphors born of seas and rainbows and mountain vistas. As you progress throughout the pages and actions of the booklet you'll find for your self the confident results of appearing the rites which have been touted because the “ancient mystery of the fountain of youth.” you'll believe the sand underneath your ft, persist with a mountain river on its path, and watch a rainbow dance at the horizon. you are going to giggle on the panicking pheasants, cheer for the uncertain downhiller, and fall in love with the 6th grade snake-handler. within the mist of all of it, Susan Westbrook will lightly motivate you to seem inward at what she refers to because the “grasping behaviors” that aren't serving you and should assist you tackle suggestions and activities (the therapeutic behaviors) that may help you therapeutic and growth.

Regardless of your age or your conditions, The five Tibetans is a publication for you, to your physique, on your spirit, and to your heart.

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