Big Yoga: A Simple Guide for Bigger Bodies
Big Yoga: A Simple Guide for Bigger Bodies by Meera Patricia Kerr, forward by Dr. Dean Ornish, MDPaperback, 219 pagesIf you think yoga is only for skinny young things, you need to think again. To expert Meera Patricia Kerr, yoga can and should be used by everyone—especially plus-size individuals. In her new book, Big Yoga, Meera shares the unique yoga program she developed for all those who think that yoga is not for them.Part One of Big Yoga begins with a clear explanation of what yoga is, what benefits it offers, and how it can fit into anyone’s life. Included is an important discussion of selfimage. The book goes on to provide practical information regarding clothing, mats, and suitable environments, and to emphasize the need to begin with care.Part Two offers over forty different exercises specifically designed to work with bigger bodies. In each case, the author explainsthe technique, details its advantages, and offers step-by-step instructions along with easy-to-follow photographs.If you have thought that yoga is not for you, pick up Big Yoga and let Meera Patricia Kerr help you become more confident and relaxed than you may have ever thought possible!Reviews"Meera Kerr's "Big Yoga" is a harmonious, easy to follow, safe and responsible adaptation of the classic Integral Yoga system of hatha yoga for people who are over weight. As a clinical yoga therapist I highly recommend it." - Nirmala Herzia BA,CYT, Certified Acupressure Therapist Integral Yoga Cardiac Specialist"With kindness and expertise, Meera Kerr shares not only her love of yoga but also some simple techniques whichwill entice anyone to get onto the yoga mat and start moving and breathing. What are you waiting for?" - Judith Hanson Lasater, Ph.D., P.T., author of "Relax and Renew: Restful Yoga for Stressful Times"