Transform your life through the power of mudras subtle but highly effective hand gestures that boost health and wellbeing. With easy-to-follow instructions, inspiring artworks and informative photographs throughout, this is the definitive illustrated guide to mudras, ideal for experienced yogis and newcomers alike. Increase your inner strength and vitality, relieve stress, anxiety and fatigue, cultivate joy, peace and creativity, enhance concentration and clarity, and much more! Discover the meditations, visualizations, breathing exercises (pranayama), mantras and yoga poses (asana) that enhance the power of the mudras. Benefit from a range of specially designed mudra routines for specific health issues, from stress and insomnia to arthritis and headaches."
Swami Saradananda is an internationally renowned yoga and meditation teacher who presents a down-to-earth, accessible approach to vibrant health and inner peace. A senior student of Swami Vishnudevananda, she is the author of a number of books, including Chakra Meditation, The Power of Breath and The Essential Guide to Chakras. After working for almost 30 years with the International Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Centres as a senior teacher in New York, London and Delhi, she undertook intensive personal practice in the Himalayas.Now based in London, she teaches yoga and meditation worldwide and leads regular pilgrimages to India. In recent years, many of her courses and workshops have focused on working with mudras, and she has seen the profoundly positive impact that these subtle yogic hand gestures can have on people's lives.