How Yoga Transforms Your Body
The mind-body practice is frequently touted for its ability to reduce stress and boost well-being, but it also offers wide-ranging physical health benefits that rival other forms of exercise. While the scientific research on yoga's health benefits is still young, here's what we know so far about its potential effects on the body. (Click on the image for an enlarged version).
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Welcome to Big Yoga
"Big Yoga is an adapted Yoga program for anyone challenged with extra weight, stiffness, injury or neglect, designed by Yoga expert Meera Patricia Kerr. After teaching yoga for over 25 years, she found she had to adapt her practice as her body changed during the "menopause years". Her adaptations are ecouraging people who may not be comfortable in a regular class to get on the mat. The Big Yoga DVDs are perfect for a home practice, and the companion Big Yoga book is a tremendous resource for anyone beginning Yoga.
"You don’t have to be thin to enjoy the benefits of Yoga!”
Meera's Book wins the Benjamin Franklin Award
Meera's groundbreaking book, Big Yoga: A Simple Guide for Bigger Bodies, published by Square One publishers, won the Benjamin Franklin award for best book in Health and Wellness.
Meera’s definitive book on the history, benefits and techniques of Yoga for the plus-size body includes images of Meera demonstrating over 40 asanas. Deep breathing techniques, a guided relaxation, and a section on resources round out this comprehensive text.
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