Whether new to Ashtanga or an experienced student or teacher, you will find this book by David Swenson to be invaluable. It contains over photos and. One of the most popular forms of yoga today, Ashtanga combines flexibility, balance, strength, and over-all fitness. This excellent guide by master Ashtanga. : Ashtanga Yoga – The Practice Manual () by David Swenson and a great selection of similar New, Used and.
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Neither too short or too long, concise, in spiral bound, with lots of big clear pictures of each step. Oct 03, Valeria rated it it was amazing.
Ashtanga Yoga : The Practice Manual
Though I have “read” this book several time, I cannot mark it as “read”. Return to Book Page. This manuel is great for any level of practitioner as it gives clear and concise directions and instructions on the poses found in the Practicee sequence. This was the first Ashtanga book I read that offered attainable variations to postures. I really like Swenson.
An ultimate resource for teachers and serious practitioners of Ashtanga. It contains over photos and multiple variations for every asana in the primary and intermediate series plus three short forms.
In general, I found this book to be an nanual and easy-to-read guide for all levels. The perfect buddy when developing your practice.
Ashtanga Yoga: The Practice Manual by David Swenson
This book is fabulous. Of course I had to purchase his book as I practice Ashtanga yoga, he is my teacher’s teacher, and I was fortunate enough to be David’s model for a few poses. Highly recommended to everyone. That he offers modfications makes this book a huge janual up from other that and it lies flat.
Ashtanga Yoga: The Practice Manual
Attending one of David Swenson’s workshops is even better. I’ve taken a number of workshops with David and along with being inspirational he’s very funny. It’s a great companion to the author’s videos too!
I guess I’ll come back to it for as long as I practice. Aug 09, Michelle rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: I also found him to have a great sense of humor and down to earth in his advice. Overall Height – Top to Bottom: Overall Width – Side to Side: Liked the emphasis on ‘practice,’ the explanation of the basics: Jul 21, Laura rated practiice it was amazing. This is an essential yoga book.
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Spiral-boundpages. Want to Read saving…. It has really great pictures and takes you through the primary and intermediate pracgice in an easy to understand way. Whether new to Ashtanga or an experienced student or teacher, readers will find this book to be invaluable.
I think both of them compliment my practice very well.
Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Apr 03, Jena rated it it was amazing. Straight forward and offers lots of modified options for asanas that might start off as too difficult. Now I just need to make it a daily practice Byy become a certified yoga instructor Most Yogis don’t practice beyond the third series and that is the highest level I’ve seen depicted in any practuce maybe they are included on the OM poster of poses This is the one of the best books on ashtanga that I’ve found thus far.
This book provides just enough background information and things we should pay attention to while practice. I’m very satisfied with this guide of Ashtanga Yoga. Apr 08, Joshua dqvid it it was amazing. Its spiral binding assures easy use while practicing and the hard cover increases durability.
The way I see it, the more pictures, the better the book can be. It is perfect for making your own Pictograph – ashtxnga my teacher corrects my pose, I make a note of it on the photo, which has been a very helpful reminder for my practice. Feb 03, Goncalo rated it it was amazing Shelves: