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Jean Hall - Author

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Books by Jean Hall

The Practial Encyclopedia of Astanga Yoga & Meditation Dynamic Breath-Control Yoga Routines and Yogic Meditation Practices for Optimum Physical and Mental Health, with More Than 900 Photographs

The Practial Encyclopedia of Astanga Yoga & Meditation Dynamic Breath-Control Yoga Routines and Yogic Meditation Practices for Optimum Physical and Mental Health, with More Than 900 Photographs

Author: Jean Hall, Doriel Hall Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/06/2017

Astanga is a dynamic, vigorous practice that uses breath control techniques to flow from one posture to the next, and meditation is a practice that stills the mind and improves concentration and energy. This book covers both disciplines, explaining the primary series of Astanga asanas - standing, seated and finishing postures - and then exploring the mind-expanding world of yogic meditation. All the exercises are designed to suit busy everyday lives. Clearly written and beautifully illustrated with step-by-step sequences and more than 900 images, the book provides a fund of yogic wisdom for mind and body that can be appreciated by anyone, at any level.

Breathe Simple breathing techniques for a calmer, happier life

Breathe Simple breathing techniques for a calmer, happier life

Author: Jean Hall Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/06/2016

Breathing is essential to life and we do automatically, naturally but it is also something we can consciously control. However, most of us spend our lives breathing the wrong way and not harnessing the true power of our breath. Breathe will teach you some of the simplest methods to increase awareness, mindfulness and help you regain mental and physical focus. Breathing the right way has many benefits including lowering your blood pressure, promoting feelings ofcalm and relaxation and helping you to de-stress. Breath training has been essential to the practice of yoga for years and has become the new must-do exercise in wellness circles with more people showing an interest how to conquer their breath. Breathe includes 20 breath work exercises to improve your well-being; covering the essentials such as moving breath, mindful breathing and how to rebalance the breath. This portable sized book is perfect to keep in your handbag for finding peace on your daily commute, a moment of quiet in your local park or just to keep by your bedside.With these easy-to-follow techniques and inspirational quotes improve the way you breathe and open yourself up to feelings of renewed energy, sense of calmness and clarity of the mind.

Learn How to Use Astanga Yoga & Meditation

Learn How to Use Astanga Yoga & Meditation

Author: Jean Hall, Doriel Hall Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/01/2016

Astanga is a dynamic, vigorous practice that uses breath control techniques to flow from one posture to the next, and meditation is a practice that stills the mind and improves concentration and energy. This book covers both disciplines, explaining the primary series of Astanga asanas - standing, seated and finishing postures - and then exploring the mind-expanding world of yogic meditation. All the exercises are designed to suit busy everyday lives. Clearly written and beautifully illustrated with step-by-step sequences and more than 900 images, the book provides a fund of yogic wisdom for mind and body that can be appreciated by anyone, at any level.

Step by Step Astanga Yoga Dynamic Flowing Vinyasa Yoga for Strengthening Body and Mind, Shown in Easy-to-follow Illustrated Sequences

Step by Step Astanga Yoga Dynamic Flowing Vinyasa Yoga for Strengthening Body and Mind, Shown in Easy-to-follow Illustrated Sequences

Author: Jean Hall Format: Hardback Release Date: 23/10/2013

This is the perfect introduction and intermediate workbook on Astanga yoga, with expert teaching to follow at home. You can learn the history, spiritual background and philosophy behind the practice of yoga. The clear sequences take you through the Primary Series, with expert instruction for beginners and also more experienced practitioners. It includes moderations to the classic poses that will accommodate all levels of health and fitness. It offers special, short sequences to fit into busy lifestyles. It features step-by-step instructions, and over 500 photographs, make each asana easy to follow and understand. Astanga yoga is a dynamic and energetic form of yoga that uses the breath to flow from one posture to the next. The postures, or asanas, are linked by vinyasa sequences, creating a heat that cleanses the body, while the mind stays clear and calm. The book begins with the history and philosophy behind Astanga yoga, explaining the important principles that any practitioner needs to know. The standing, seated and finishing asanas appear in the order that they are practised, and postures are shown in detail with clear instruction, and moderations to tailor the practice to all levels. The full sequence of the Primary Series is also shown all together, for easy reference. Finally, there is a section on abridged sequences, showing shorter, timed routines for everyday use. Authoritative teaching, and beautiful photography make this a perfect introduction to Astanga yoga.

Its Time to Change

Its Time to Change

Author: Jean Hall Format: Paperback Release Date: 04/08/2008

Do you know who you really are? Is your past holding you back? Do you spend your life making others happy but lose out yourself? Do you pretend to be someone you are not? If your answers are 'YES' then this is the book for you. My name is Jean Hall and I am a life coach. I spent a large portion of my life in a very comfortable and trouble free existence. Then at 50 I was suddenly on my own and questioning my very being. What I give you in this book, which is written from the heart, are the tools and techniques which I used to climb back. I have been there; done it, have the T-shirt. So wherever you are now, if you are not content with your life I assure you that with commitment you can have the life you want. This is not a one trick pony promising you a quick fix. By removing the layers of your current life style you will obtain an insight into your purpose in life allowing you to get to the truth about who you are and to move forward bringing more joy and happiness into your everyday existence.