Discover the benefits of yoga for the mind, body, and spirit with this definitive guide from world-renowned yoga authority B.K.S. Iyengar. Learn how you can use yoga to improve every aspect of your life with B.K.S. Iyengar, globally respected for his holistic approach and technical accuracy. In B.K.S. Iyengar Yoga: The Path to Holistic Health , the guru himself guides you through more than 50 yoga poses, each with step-by-step instructions illustrated in full color. Iyengar even explains his philosophy throughout the book - it's like having yoga classes with your own personal instructor. A special, 20-week beginners' yoga course makes yoga accessible for those of all ages and abilities. Twenty classic Iyengar yoga poses have a unique, 360-degree presentation so that you can see the correct position from all angles. Specially developed yoga sequences help you to alleviate more than 80 ailments, ranging from asthma and arthritis to varicose veins. Whether you are new to yoga and looking for somewhere to start, or more experienced and want to perfect your technique, this comprehensive guide will help you improve your abilities and work towards a happy and healthy life.