Integral Yoga Hatha - by Sri Swami Satchidananda
The classic Hatha Yoga "how to" book. Large photographs show Swami Satchidananda performing more than 80 postures, breathing practices, relaxation, cleansing and concentration techniques. Instructions are easy to follow and describe how the body and mind benefit from each pose. Practice routines for beginning, intermediate and advanced students are suggested. In print continuously since 1970. It is simple, clear and well illustrated. Features a new lay-flat binding.
This is by far the clearest introduction to basic yoga techniques which is available in book form. It is extensively illustrated with pictures of Swami Satchidananda demonstrating basic, intermediate, and advanced poses.