Index

as part of Reclined Warm-Up Sequence, 254, 255 perform after

Beginner Practice 1, 266 Intermediate Practice, 288 Strengthening Practice, 292

with blanket, 242, 243 bolster or pillow, 243 chair, 243 eye bag, 243 in yoga practices, 251 Relaxation Practice, 278-281

restorative poses, introduction to, 29. See also specific pose Reverse Prayer Pose, 48

perform in Pyramid Pose, 163 Reverse Right Angle, 160-161 ribs, location on skeleton, 26 Right Angle Pose, 152-153

as part of Standing Warm-Up Sequence, 257 Rock the Baby, 52-53

as part of Intermediate Practice, 286 perform on chair, 53 Rocking Bow, 207 Rocking Chair, 50-51

routines, yoga, creating personal, 250-251

sacrum, location on skeleton, 27 Salabhasana, 204-205 Sarvangasana, 222-223 Satchidananda, Swami, 8 Savasana, 242-243 Seal of Yoga, The, 104-105 Seated Boat Pose, 88-89

perform with strap, 89 Seated Forward Bend, 100-101

as part of Strengthening Practice, 290 perform with blanket, 100, 101 bolster, 101 Seated Half Spinal Twist, 86-87

as part of Intermediate Practice, 289 perform with blanket, 86 Seated Knee to Chest Pose, 113

as part of Chair Yoga Practice, 277 Seated Mountain Pose, 110-111 as part of

Chair Yoga Practice, 276, 277 Chair Yoga Warm-Up, 274, 275

perform

Eagle Pose arm position in, 111 Prayer Pose in, 111 with arms extended, 111

as part of Chair Yoga Practice, 276 with movement, 111 seated poses, introduction to, 28. See also specific pose Seated Side Bend, 82-83 as part of

Relaxation Practice, 279 Seated Warm-Up Sequence, 253 perform on chair, 83

as part of Chair Yoga Practice, 276 with blanket, 83 Seated Warm-Up Sequence, 252-253 perform before

Beginner Practice 1, 266 Beginner Practice 2, 270 Seated Wide Angle Forward Bend, 102-103 perform with blanket, 103 bolster, 103 chair, 103 wall, 103 Seated Yoga Mudra Pose, 104-105

as part of Stress Management Practice, 285 perform with blanket, 105 strap, 105

seniors recommended yoga practice for, Chair Yoga Practice, 274 yoga for, 23 sequences, warm-up, overview, 250 Setu Bhandasana, 208-209 shin, bone, location on skeleton, 26 shoulder joint, location on skeleton, 27 muscles, location on body, 24-25 stretches, 44-45 as part of

Chair Yoga Warm-Up, 275 Relaxation Practice, 278 Seated Warm-Up Sequence, 252 perform on chair, 44

Shoulderstand, 222-223

Half, 220-221. See also Half Shoulderstand as part of Strengthening Practice, 293 perform with

Bound Angle Pose leg position, 223 scissor motion, 223 Side Angle Pose, 132-133 as part of

Beginner Practice 1, 269 Intermediate Practice, 287

perform against wall, 132 with block, 133 Side Angle Twist, 160-161

as part of Intermediate Practice, 287 perform from Lunge Pose, 161 with block, 161 Side Cat Stretch, 173 Simple Twist, 84-85 as part of

Relaxation Practice, 279 Seated Warm-Up Sequence, 253 Stress Management Practice, 282 perform with blankets, 85

one leg extended, 85

sitting bones, location on skeleton, 26 positions, for meditation, 18 Sivananda, Swami, 9 Sivananda Yoga, 9 skeletal system, 26-27 sole of foot, location on skeleton, 27 Sphinx Pose, 194-195 as part of

Relaxation Practice, 280 Stress Management Practice, 284 perform neck stretch in, 195 with blanket, 195 Spinal Rocking, 50-51

as part of Stress Management Practice, 282 perform to move into

Half Shoulderstand, 220 Plow Pose, 225 with blanket, 50 Spinal Roll, 49

as part of

Beginner Practice 1, 268 Stress Management Practice, 283

spine location on skeleton, 27 parts of, 27

Squat Pose, 68-69

as part of

Beginner Practice 1, 268 Stress Management Practice, 283 perform with blanket, 69 movement, 69 wall, 69

Staff Pose, 72-73

as part of

Intermediate Practice, 286, 288 Strengthening Practice, 290 Stress Management Practice, 282 perform against wall, 73 with blanket, 72, 73 Standing Back Bend, 192-193

as part of Sun Salutation, 262, 265 perform with hands on lower back, 193 variation, 193

as part of Stress Management Practice, 284 Standing Forward Bend, 154-155 as part of

Beginner Practice 2, 271 Sun Salutation, 263, 265 perform with table, 155 Standing Forward Bend Twist, 158-159 as part of Intermediate Practice, 287 perform with blocks, 159 Standing Hand to Toe Pose, 144-145

perform with strap, 145 standing poses. See also specific pose introduction to, 28

when to perform, in yoga practices, 251 Standing Warm-Up Sequence, 256-257 Standing Wide Angle Forward Bend, 156-157

as part of Intermediate Practice, 287 perform with blocks, 156 wall, 157

Standing Yoga Mudra Pose, 166-167

as part of Beginner Practice 1, 269 perform with strap, 167 sticky mats, 12 Stork Pose, 138-139

alternate arm positions for, 139 as part of Beginner Practice 2, 270 perform using wall, 139 straps, yoga, as props, overview, 12 Strengthening Practice, 290-293 Stress Management Practice, 282-285 stretches arm, 46-47 as part of

Chair Yoga Warm-Up, 275 Seated Warm-Up Sequence, 252 Standing Warm-Up Sequence, 256 neck, 42-43, 45 as part of

Chair Yoga Warm-Up, 274 Relaxation Practice, 278 Seated Warm-Up Sequence, 252

Lessons In Gnani Yoga The Yoga Of Wisdom

Lessons In Gnani Yoga The Yoga Of Wisdom

Students of Yoga are not only looking to reach peace within their bodies, but also their minds. The Yogi Philosophy may be divided into several great branches, or fields.

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