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Tibetan yoga for health & well-being: the science and practice of healing your body, energy, and mind
Short Title: Tibetan yoga for health & well-being
Format: Book
Publication Year: 2018
Sources ID: 99671
Visibility: Public (group default)
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"While yoga has become a common practice for health and well-being,the ancient tools of Tibetan yoga remained secret for centuries. Translated as "magical movements," Tibetan yoga can improve physical strength and support positive emotional and mental health, healing the body-energy-mind system with a full sense of awareness and harmony. InTibetan Yoga for Health & Well-Being, Alejandro Chaoul, Ph.D., Assistant Professor and Director of Education at the Integrative Medicine Program at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, focuses on the five principal breath-energies of Tibetan medicine and yoga and how special body movements for each engage the five chakras in our body. Chaoul shares his experiences of daily practice in different settings and cultures, with a focus on simplicity, accessibility, and ease for your real-world lifestyle. He also provides a contextual understanding of the history and lineage of Tibetan yoga so that you will fully be able to remove obstacles from your life and welcome in health and well-being"-- "Alejandro Chaoul, Ph.D. and Assistant Professor and Director of Education at the Integrative Medicine Program at The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, delves into the history and lineage of Tibetan Yoga and presents a condensed set of 16 movements. This practice focuses on the five principal breaths of Tibetan medicine and yoga and how special body movements for each of these breaths engage the five chakras in our body. Tibetan yoga has proven health benefits and has been growing in popularity from its very deep roots. Chaoul shares his experiences of daily practice in different settings and cultures, with a focus on simplicity, accessibility, and ease for a real-world lifestyle, particularly urban and/or Western lifestyles. Photos of each movement will be provided for reference, and Chaoul also offers tips on how to keep your practice alive in the midst of your everyday life"--