"Paramhansa Yogananda, a foremost spiritual teacher of modern times, offers practical, wide-ranging, and fascinating suggestions on how to have more energy and to live a radiantly healthy life. The principles in this book promote physical health and all-round well-being, mental clarity, and ease and inspiration in your spiritual life. Readers will discover: ? Priceless Energization Exercises for rejuvenating the body and mind ? The art of conscious relaxation ? Diet tips for health and beauty"--
Stephen Sturgess draws on decades of study and practice to present a comprehensive and engaging account of Raja and Kriya Yoga. These authentic forms represent true Yoga, and their practice provides spiritual seekers with the ultimate pathway towards self-realisation, inner freedom and ineffable peace and joy. The book begins by providing a complete view of Yoga and its spiritual dimensions, including an account of the history and philosophy of all Yoga traditions. It then covers Raja and Kriya Yoga in depth, with instruction on the asanas, breathing techniques and meditations of each tradition. With a glossary and an introduction to Sanskrit, this book provides everything a truth-seeker needs to embark on the journey to spiritual awakening. A complete guide to Raja and Kriya Yoga, this book is an incomparable resource that will be a valued addition to the shelves of yoga practitioners and yoga teachers as well as anyone with an interest in yogic or Vedic traditions.
Escape the humdrum of daily life and reawaken your true essential Self with Stephen Sturgess’ sensational Yoga and meditation techniques. Learn about fascinating subtle bodies, chakras, nadis, and kundalini with the in-depth section on Yoga philosophy, then follow Stephen’s variety of practices and techniques for removing any obstacles that may be standing in the way of you uniting with your true nature. The book includes a wealth of Hatha Yoga techniques using asanas, mudras, bandhas, pranayama, and kriya purification, as well as Raja and kriya Yoga techniques – mantras, concentration and meditation.
Are you tired of feeling worn out, sick, and overweight? Why is it that we experience weight gain, fatigue, aches and pains, illnesses, and memory loss as we get older? While these ailments do become more common in our 30s and 40s, they aren’t inevitable. In fact, we are perfectly capable of remaining young, slim, and vigorous —and our brains can absolutely stay clear and sharp —if we give them what they need. What’s that? The right foods, plenty of sleep, and the healthy movement our bodies are craving. The problem is that most of us don’t do that. We don’t realize what our bodies need, so we eat the wrong foods, skimp on sleep, and deprive our bodies of the movement they crave. Overwhelmed by the stresses and the pressures of our lives, we take a host of prescriptions, never realizing how they might be disrupting our body’s innate ability to heal. Most insidious of all, many of us lack the personal support and the community that we need to feel fully alive. Instead, we buy into the myth that age means decline. Best-selling author and internationally recognized expert in integrative and functional medicine, Dr. Frank Lipman shares the 10 key steps to live your best life! He breaks through the common myths and misconceptions surrounding aging and dieting, and he zeroes in on what you need to do in order to feel great. His two-week Revitalize Program and extended Maintenance Program bring together key information regarding insulin resistance and carbohydrate intolerance, gut and hormonal imbalances, sleep disorders, medications and supplements, and community support. The book also features: • delicious, nutritious recipes to support you along the way • handy shopping lists and meal plans • simple exercises, meditation practices, and restorative yoga sequences • information about powerful anti-aging and digestive supplements and vitamins • and more! Dr. Lipman also offers a lifelong Maintenance Program, so that after two life-changing weeks, you can continue on your path toward ultimate health and wellness for years to come. In just two weeks —only 14 days —you can feel so much better than you ever imagined!
This helpful and informative new publication by world-renowned alternative health guru Jan de Vries is a straightforward and constructive guide to maintaining good health by natural means. Packed full of useful tips and revealing new case studies, the book covers a wide range of issues and offers advice on how to: keep fit and healthy; give up common addictions such as alcohol, nicotine, caffeine and sugar; prevent allergies; enjoy exercise and maintain a healthy digestive system. Jan de Vries also suggests natural ways to cultivate healthy skin, hair and nails, relieve stress and boost the immune system. He also provides some important new information on dealing with Alzheimer's disease. Added to these tips, there is further advice on how to standardise sleeping patterns, ways to achieve optimum sexuality and fertility, and the best means of obtaining an overall sense of health, happiness and vitality in the long term.