From Publishers Weekly
Yees trademark long dark ponytail, rock-hard body and constantly serene facial expression have comforted many stressed-out would-be yogi who watch his dozens of bestselling yoga videos. In this new work, he offers yoga practitioners a two-month regimen that they can adopt as a home practice. Yee promises that his regimen will bring readers "physical and emotional well-being," as well as "various insights... about the nature of yoga." The book begins by covering practical concernshow to prepare a home yoga practice, decide on practice times, set up a location and propsbefore proceeding to lay out the eight-week program, which tackles a different aspect of yoga each week (e.g., "Moving Toward Balance" and "Being Present"). Anatomy lessons, advice on breathing, copious photographs and detailed directions enhance this friendly guide, making it one of the most comprehensive and accessible yoga books on the market.
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While yoga classes can be illuminating, it is in one's home practice where the depth and subtlety of yoga is cultivated. Moving toward Balance makes an important contribution by presenting a systematic approach to developing and maintaining a yoga practice. It will speak to everyone from beginners to seasoned practitioners. (Patricia Walden, instructor of best-selling yoga videos and contributor to The Woman's Book of Yoga and Health
A tremendous amount of insight and practical information is housed within these pages, presented in an orderly, thorough, friendly, and truly helpful manner. Rod and Nina have obviously put a lot of work into this book and have done an excellent job. Plus, it has an important, timely, and often overlooked theme at its core: how to practice on your own and learn from it. What better gift could there be from one of the world's premier yoga teachers than to learn how to do what he is doing? (Erich Schiffmann, author of Yoga: The Spirit and Practice of Moving into Stillness
Rodney Yee is the key that opens the door, allowing you to tap into your mind, body, and soul. He is the charge of electricity that channels the flow of energy, allowing endless possibilities to emerge. I am honored to call him my teacher and friend. (Donna Karan
In Moving toward Balance, Rodney Yee's instructions are clear and full of the practical details that take you step-by-step to an incredible state of being. This book makes me want to unroll my mat and practice right now! (Richard Freeman, author of The Yoga Matrix and director of the Yoga Workshop in Boulder, Colorado