Friday, February 17, 2017

Ready to Go Book Display: Yoga

Welcome to our series, "Ready to Go!" Book Display. Once a month we'll highlight the latest or greatest for every age group that you can promote within your library or order for your collection. I think many of our stressed out right now, so let's try a relaxing yoga display.

Recommendations for Adults:

 
Every Body Yoga by Jessamyn Stanley (Apr 2017)
 
This book shows us that yoga isn't about how one looks, but how one feels, with yoga sequences like "I Want to Energize My Spirit," "I Need to Release Fear," and "I Want to Love Myself."
 
 
 
 
This book features full-color yoga pose portraits of more than 80 practitioners of all ages, shapes, sizes, backgrounds and skill levels - real people with real stories to share about how yoga has changed their lives for the better.
 
 
Yoga Body and Mind Handbook by Jasmine Tarkeshi (Apr 2017)
 
In this book specifically with the beginner in mind, yoga teach Jasmine Tarkeshi gives an introduction to essential yoga poses, breathing techniques and meditations.
 
 
 
Corpse Pose by Diana Killian (Apr 2008)
When she inherits the Sacred Balance yoga studio from her aunt, A.J. Alexander, along with her actress mother and a handsome detective, must discover who wanted her aunt dead before A.J. becomes the next target. This is the first book in the Mantra for Murder mystery series.
 
 
2,100 Asanas: The Complete Yoga Poses by Daniel Lacerda (Nov 2015)
 
In this collection of photographed yoga Asanas each pose is accompanied by the name of the pose in English and Sanskrit, a description of the modification, the Drishti point (eye gaze), the chakras affected and its benefits.
 
 

Yoga for Cats by Christienne Wadsworth (Apr 2016)
 
This hilarious faux how-to manual demonstrates the benefits of a daily yoga practice for felines.
 
 
 
Doga: Yoga for You and Your Dog by Mahny Djahanguiri (Jun 2015)
 
Classic yoga poses are adapted to include your furry friend.
 
 
 
Yoga 365 by Susanna Harwood Rubin (Oct 2016)
 
This book presents a year's worth of daily readings that invite yoga lovers of every skill level to bring the inspiration they experience on their mats into their everyday lives.
 
 
 
30-Minute Yoga by Viveka Blom Nygren (Jan 2011)
 
This guide with photos provides all the information one needs to do an effective 30-minute workout that can be tailored to the reader's specific needs.


Recommendations for Teens:

 
Yoga for Your Mind and Body by Rebecca Rissman (Apr 2015)
 
Presents yoga techniques and poses to promote brain power, stress relief, strength, and fitness.
 
 
 
Yoga Girls' Club: Do Yoga, Make Art, Be You by Tiffani Bryant (Feb 2015)
 
This is an interactive workbook format that introduces girls to yoga and meditation and offers frequent opportunities for self-reflection through short drawing and writing exercises.

Recommendations for Kids:


100 Yoga Activities for Children by Shobana Vinay (Apr 2017)
 
Parents can learn different ways to introduce their children to yoga.
 
 
 
Yoga Bunny by Brian Russo (Dec 2016)
 
Wanting to unwind with yoga at the end of a hardworking but beautiful day, Bunny practices his poses and wishes that his busy friends could realize that yoga would help them through their stressful routines.
 
 
 
I am Yoga by Susan Verde (Sept 2015)
 
As a young girl practices various standard yoga poses, she imagines herself as a tree touching the sky, a playful dog, a warrior, and more while relaxing and seeing how she fits into the world.
 
 
 
The Yoga Game by Kathy Beliveau (Nov 2010)
 
This book invites children to play with the words, guess the riddles and enjoy an actual yoga practice. Be sure to also check out The Yoga Game by the Sea and The Yoga Game in the Garden.
 
 
 
Good Night Yoga by Mariam Gates (Apr 2015)
 
A bedtime book for children to practice yoga before going to sleep. Start the day with the follow up book Good Morning Yoga.
 
 
 
Zach and Lucy and the Yoga Zoo by the Pifferson Sisters (Feb 2016)
 
Siblings Lucy and Zach set up their own yoga studio in the basement of their apartment building.
 
 
 
A Morning with Grandpa by Sylvia Liu (Apr 2016)
 
Curious and energetic Mei Mei attempts t'ai chi forms as her grandfather demonstrates them, then tries to teach him basic yoga poses.
 
 
ABC Yoga by Christiane Engel (Sept 2016)
 
Pairs illustrations of simplified yoga poses with alphabetized animals and objects in a colorful introduction to both the alphabet and the practice of yoga that incorporates playful rhymes that explain each movement.
 

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