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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The perfect buddy when developing your practice. This is an essential yoga book.

The Practice Manual, David Swenson provides step-by-step illustrations for primary, intermediate, and advanced postures. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Attending one of David Swenson’s workshops is even better.

It contains over photos and multiple variations for every asana in the primary and intermediate series plus three short forms. Jun 04, Helen rated it it was amazing Shelves: Books by David Swenson.

Ashtanga Yoga: The Practice Manual

Dec 07, Bexen rated it it was amazing Shelves: Dispatched from the UK in 2 business days When will my order arrive? An ultimate resource for teachers and serious practitioners of Ashtanga.

Dec 28, Avonlea rated it it was amazing Shelves: Aug 26, Sarah rated it it was amazing. Open Preview Davvid a Problem? We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. This book is a clear and concise book on Ashtanga yoga. I’m not at all disappointed in the book though.


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By using our website you agree to our use of cookies. Its spiral binding assures easy use while practicing and the hard cover increases durability. 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.

I think this is one of those books you’ll return to as long as you’re a yoga practitioner. I’ve been practicing yoga for a year now and this guide gives more flesh to the basics that one has learned all these months.

Really easy to follow and has literally been by my side many times in front of my mat. It’s really handy to hy by your mat when you’re learning the order of the asanas.

Ashtanga Yoga: The Practice Manual by David Swenson

It’s a wonderful book with a spiral binding and beautiful photographs yyoga the “Form” and includes the fir I was hoping this book included the forth, fifth and sixth Ashtanga series of poses.

Neither too short or too long, concise, in spiral bound, with lots of big clear pictures of each step. Great for anyone who loves the Ashtanga practice to get a breakdown of the series.


One of my favorite features is that there are multiple modifications for each pose, which has been great for me as a new Ashtanga student. Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of Of course I had to purchase his book as I practice Ashtanga yoga, he is my teacher’s teacher, and I was fortunate enough to be David’s model for a few poses.

It turns out to be the Practice Manual exactly as I hoped it to be. However, one can have this book at the same time one goes a beginner’s class.

I felt like I was holding the field manual for going to yoga teacher training with Pattabhi K. Whether new to Ashtanga or an experienced student or teacher, readers will find this book to be invaluable.

Ashtanga Yoga : The Practice Manual

The sequence illustrations are also wonderful. Aug 14, Kim Cataldo rated it it was amazing. I had the opportunity to recently take a weekend workshop with David Swenson. The way I see it, the more pictures, the better the book can be.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. And David Swenson is wonderful.

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