Restore balance and harmony to both body and mind with this step-by-step guide to enhancing the chakra-tattva energy system through yoga. Discover the five forces of vitality ? the panchatattva ? housed in the body?s five corresponding chakras, or energy centres. Through the practice of specific yoga postures beneficial to each tattva you can improve the flow of vitality (prana) within your body, to achieve a healthier, happier life. Clear illustrations and instructions are included throughout, along with further techniques for balance, breathwork, gestures, visualizations, mantras and diet. There are also targeted routines for alleviating a range of common ailments.
Swami Ambikananda Saraswati is a Hindu monk who has been teaching yoga and Vedanta philosophy for over forty years. In 1995 she founded The Traditional Yoga Association to honour yoga?s ancient traditions and continue her guru?s message, training new teachers as well as teaching public classes. She is also a practising acupuncturist, offering private treatments at her home.
Visit the Traditional Yoga website at www.traditionalyoga.org