The Language of Yoga by author and speaker Nicolai Bachman.
Now, with more than 15 million Americans practicing yoga, here is the ultimate reference guide for knowledge, hungry yoga students.
Urdhva-Padmsana. Have you ever been bewildered in a yoga class by the terms the teacher uses? What is the deeper meaning of these terms? How can you benefit by knowing them? For passionate and curious yoga students, The Language of Yoga offers the definitive A-Y of asana names and Sanskrit terms (there is no Z in Sanskrit). This interactive book-and-2-CD set includes more than 200 asanas with illustrated yoga postures and 300 Sanskrit definitions. Nicolai Bachman teaches you how to read and pronounce these sacred sounds with precision, and guides you through seven yoga chants with exact rhythm, tone, and pronunciation?an indispensible reference guide for any serious student of yoga.
Contents: 2 CDs, 2 1/4 hours, 152 page reference book.