yoga over forty Author:nancy phelan and michael volin Hatha Yoga, that branch of Yoga which emphasizes physical well-being, offers immense benefits to the harassed and over tense, developing and toning up the whole body-muscles, circulation, nervous center, and glands. — Yoga Over Forty presents, in text and illustration, techniques for slowing down physical aging, for repairing the body that has be... more »en allowed to deteriorate, for improving the whole physical organism. It also includes mental exercises for the development of serenity, poise,will power, and inner strength. It emphasizes the importance of the constructive power of the mind and of character development; it explains the philosophy of delaying old age and of greeting it when it comes with dignity and grace, turning it from defeat to victory
The physical exercises and asanas have been selected especially for older and less active people. There are 47 photographs and a number of line drawings. Some of the asanas are demonstrated by men and women in their sixties and seventies.
Nancy Phelan and Michael Volin are the authors of Yoga for Women and active teachers in Australia.« less