Book Review: The Language of Yoga - Sanskrit

Book Review: The Language of Yoga: Complete A to Y Guide

Deepen Your Yoga Practice with Language The Language of Yoga: Complete A to Y Guide to Asana Names, Sanskrit Terms, and Chants By Nicolai Bachman Sounds True (July 31, 2005), 139 pages + 2 CDs The Language of Yoga gives a brief yet balanced introduction to Sanskrit, the language of yoga. This book has two accompanying CDs that demonstrate Sanskrit pronunciation. The […]

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YogaShelf Book Review: Yoga for Body Image

Book Review: Yoga and Body Image

Paper Cuts & Bandaids Yoga and Body Image: 25 Personal Stories About Beauty, Bravery & Loving Your Body By Melanie Klein & Anna Guest-Jelley Llewellyn Publications (October 8, 2014), 264 pages Yoga and Body Image is like reading a diary — by 25 people. Authors Melanie Klein and Anna Guest-Jelley combine their own stories with other men and women in the […]

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Plank Challenge: YogaShelf Test Your Limits

Plank Challenge

UPDATE: Week has passed, my best time: 3 mins 2 seconds   Plank Challenge – but why? Why am I doing a plank challenge? Definitely not because I want to beat this guy with his 8 hour Guinness World Record. My reasons: Need more specific, tangible goals in my life right now. I just celebrated […]

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Migraines: YogaShelf Survival Tips

Migraines: YogaShelf Survival Tips

Here it comes…again, another migraine and another day (or more) of mind-blowing pain. I’ve been getting migraines for 16 years. I have nailed down my warning signs, but sometimes I don’t whip out my medication fast enough to head off an attack or sometimes: it just plain doesn’t work. Here, I’ve put together a list of my […]

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YogaShelf DVD Review: Anatomy for Yoga with Paul Grilley

DVD Review: Anatomy for Yoga with Paul Grilley

Featuring: Paul Grilley Pranamaya Inc (Nov 25, 2003), 4 hrs + Bonus Material COMPRESSION! Well Paul, your message got through to me: it’s all about compression. Anatomy for Yoga is a huge eye opener. Many people assume if you keep practicing yoga that you will someday accomplish every pose. Paul Grilley bursts this sparkly bubble. If you had your […]

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