Yoga and Pilates are two of the most versatile and popular forms of bodywork, offering physical fitness, improved physique and spiritual well-being to individuals of every age and level of ability. This comprehensive guide combines expert tuition with step-by-step photography to offer a highly effective and enjoyable series of exercises for both the body and mind. There is a chapter on yoga during pregnancy, and also fun yoga routines for children, including animal poses that can easily be incorporated into play. This fantastic compendium offers everyone a safe, effective andachievable way to improve their fitness and physique.
Francoise Barbira Freedman is a yoga teacher and a lecturer on midwifery. Bel Gibbs runs adult yoga classes and teaches yoga to children. Doriel Hall is a yogi in the Satyananda (now Bihar) tradition. Emily Kelly is a fitness trainer and Pilates crusader. Jonathan Monks has studied Astanga Vinyasa yoga for many years. Judy Smith is trained in Iyengar yoga and regularly visits the mother institute in Pune, India.