Language of Yoga - (Book + 2CD)


Yoga & Pilates

Have you ever been bewildered in yoga class by the terms the teacher uses? What is the deeper meaning of these terms? How can you benefit by knowing them? For passionate and curious yoga students, The Language of Yoga offers the definitive A-Y of asana names and Sanskrit terms (there is no Z in Sanskrit!). This interactive set includes more than 200 asanas with illustrated yoga postures and 300 Sanskrit definitions. Sanskrit scholar Nicolai Bachman teaches you how to read and pronounce these sacred sounds with precision, and guides you through seven yoga chants with exact rhythm, tone, and pronunciation. An indispensable reference guide for any serious student of yoga.


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Nicolai BachmanNicolai Bachman has been teaching Sanskrit, ayurveda, chanting, and yoga-related topics for over ten years. He studied extensively at the American Sanskrit Institute, VagYoga Institute in India, the American Institute of Vedic Studies, and the Ayurvedic Institute, receiving his MA in Eastern Philosophy from St. John's College.

General Fields

  • : 9781591792819
  • : Sounds True Inc
  • : Sounds True Inc
  • : Contains Hardback and CD-Audio (Performance - spoken word)
  • : 0.54
  • : July 2005
  • : 235mm X 166mm X 21mm
  • : United States
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Hardback
  • : 613.7046
  • : 139
  • : illustrations