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OM Yoga: A Guide to Daily Practice

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Too busy to attend yoga class but can't be bothered to read the endless instructions in the latest yoga book? In OM Yoga: A Daily Practice, celebrated yoga instructor Cyndi Lee brings the rigors and reqards of yoga class to the home with a totally unique method of teaching. Instead of wordy directiosn and minimal pictures, each series of asanas is communicated entirely thr ...more
Hardcover, 128 pages
Published June 1st 2002 by Chronicle Books
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Oct 30, 2009 Vicki rated it really liked it
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The best thing about this book is how it gives you ideas on how to put things together -- it's well organized, it doesn't have pictures of weird yogis in spandex short shorts, and is easy to flip through. The only downside is that some of the poses are difficult to unpick -- the stick figures are uncomplicated, but that works for and against them at times.
May 15, 2011 Ransom rated it really liked it
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This book is illustrated with the author's own stick-figures. Most of the time the stick-figures are awesome, because for a lot of poses (especially if you're already part of a class) the little notes are all you need to get your home practice going.

This is one of the first yoga books I purchased and I learned a great deal about putting practices together by using some of Lee's moves as a foundation. There is a different practice for each day of the week to keep practitioners from doing the sam
Jun 28, 2013 April rated it really liked it
Recommended by my instructor. It's a handy book to have around, I like that it's spiral bound. By far the best within my yoga collection. I think it's probably a little easier to use if you already have a basic understanding of yoga(like a few beginner's classes).
Mar 07, 2008 Savannah rated it really liked it
This is similar to what we're doing in classes with nice annotated stick figure drawings that convey the poses better than most photo books I've seen. Also has good sets of poses to work on different areas as well as a daily warmup.
Oct 22, 2012 Annette rated it it was amazing
Shelves: yoga, exercise
Great warmup followed by seven different routines for each day of the week. Stick figures illustrations are really easy to follow.
Mar 16, 2014 Cathleen rated it really liked it
A great little do-it-yourself yoga book. Glad I've had the experience of teacher-led classes, though, as the adorable stick figure drawings aren't super clear.
May 06, 2013 Emily rated it it was amazing
Shelves: yoga
This is a great book for people who want to practice at home but need help with variety and sequencing.
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May 10, 2007 Mari D rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: beginners like me
I was introduced to this book a few years ago having never done any sort of yoga. The explanations are simple and the pictures of the moves are stick figures yet its fun and understandable!
May 05, 2009 Sherry is currently reading it
going to start this tomorrow May 6th 2009 it is illustrated with stick figures LOL looks like fun sorta
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Cyndi Lee is the first female Western yoga teacher to fully integrate yoga asana and Tibetan Buddhism in her practice and teaching. In 1998, she founded the OM yoga Center in NYC, which became a mecca for yogis worldwide. One of the most influential teachers in the U.S., Cyndi is known for her dynamic and contemplative classes, creative, safe and sane sequencing, smart and soulful teachings -- all ...more
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