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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Nov 01, Tina Hamilton rated it really liked it. Books by David Swenson. Sep 23, Jawad added it Recommends it for: Open Preview See a Problem?

It’s really handy to have by your mat when you’re learning the order of the asanas. The definitive guide for ashtanga yoga! And, it opens up and lays flat on the ground so you don’t have to worry about keeping your place manusl flipping through the book during practice. It’s a great companion to the author’s videos too!

This is an essential yoga book. By using our website you agree to our use of cookies. Jun 04, Helen rated it it was amazing Shelves: Its spiral binding assures easy use while practicing and the hard cover increases durability. praftice


The Practice Manual, David Swenson provides step-by-step illustrations for primary, intermediate, and advanced postures. An ultimate resource for teachers and serious practitioners of Ashtanga.

This is a fantastic resource, it specifically shows step-by-step instructions for each pose and most importantly it gives you the breathe exercise to go with you to pose. Even though there were many photographs in dacid book that demonstrated different variations of the postures, it could have been even better to feature more of them.

Something to aspire to The Practice Manual by David Swenson. On In Ashtanga Yoga: The spiral-bound format is useful for practioners. The perfect buddy when developing your practice. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Apr 03, Jena rated it it was amazing. May 08, Brandi rated it it was amazing Shelves: Even if you have practiced wsenson years, the depth of the descriptions is worth a look. This is for me the definitive manual. Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews.

May 19, Serena rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: It turns out to be the Practice Manual exactly as I hoped it to be. This book is fabulous. Goodreads helps you keep track of asytanga you want to read. Though Ashtanfa have “read” this book several time, I cannot mark it as “read”. Now I just need to make it a daily practice AND become a certified yoga instructor Received as a wonderful Mother’s Day gift !


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I got some good tips out of this book for my practice in general, as well as to use during the primary series. It contains over photos and multiple variations for every asana in the primary and intermediate series plus three short forms.

Jan 25, Kimz Zahour rated it really liked it Shelves: This was the first Ashtanga book I read that offered attainable variations to postures. I was hoping this book included the forth, fifth and sixth Ashtanga series of poses. Best swenskn manual I’ve seen – simple, clear and good photos.

Ashtanga Yoga: The Practice Manual

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