This title offers a practical, easy-to-follow yoga course, with step-by-step photographic guidance, written by one a leading exponent of Iyengar Yoga. Learn to practice yoga safely with easy-to-follow postures, specially chosen for the beginner, that work on all the body systems. It provides a unique stretch-and-relax programme, designed for home practice, with carefully planned postures in stretching, relaxation and breath control. Calm your mind, increase your concentration and relieve stress and tension, with the beneficial powers of yoga – learn how to tone the muscles, acquire suppleness, stimulate the circulation and improve overall health. A powerful antidote to the stresses of modern life, yoga is a practical philosophy that aims at uniting the body, mind and spirit for health and fulfilment. This book clearly explains and demystifies the art of yoga, making it accessible to everyone who would like to start to practise at home, safely and effectively. Mira Mehta runs The Yogic Path in London.