Yoga expert Barbara Currie introduces yoga's seven amazing secrets, eight ten-minute workouts, and seven top diet tips. The workouts include: the Ten-Minute Miracle, Power Stretching, Advanced Power Stretch, Stay Young with Yoga, and four Power Shaping sessions designed to develop bottom, thighs, lower back, abdomen, arms and bust.
With the slinky white leotards, the pastel set and the references to toning and firming, yoga purists might be quick to dismiss Barbara Curries Seven Secrets of Yoga
as yoga for middle England. Yet Barbara Currie is the Delia Smith of the yoga world--its not just that what she does works, but she knows exactly how to make it work for the rest of us.
Though the title implies that this is a session divided into seven segments, there are in fact more than seven parts: a choice of two 10-minute miracles (beginners and advanced) recommended to start the day, followed by a series of six short sequences designed to work either as a sequence a day, or together in an entire, comprehensive session. Curries precise instruction covers balancing the body and mind, working the lower back and toning bottom and thighs, toning the tummy and waist, working the arms and neckline, stretching the entire body and relaxing.
Though the focus appears to be toning up, the real surprise is at the end when Currie cleverly reveals the seven secrets: yoga is good for shape, weight, energy, relaxation, concentration, flexibility and youth. This is a succinct and inspiring explanation of the philosophy of yoga.--Lorna V
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