This is simply the perfect introduction to yoga! Complete with more than 200 photos - plus special boxes that explain how to adapt the classic moves so they're easier to perform - it breaks down every asana, or posture, and reflects the most important developments in the form. The poses range from a simple standing forward bend to a plough and shoulder stand, and specific sequences are laid out in detail, including one for early morning energizing. There's inspirational coverage of yoga's traditional physiological, philosophical, and spiritual context, as well as information on different styles, finding a teacher, working with a partner, and learning to meditate. Whatever your level or age, this is the path to inner calm and a stronger, more flexible body.