"Yoga XXL" is a practical how to guide to using yoga to reconnect with exercise, increase flexibility, correct posture and improve the quality-of-life of readers with larger bodies. It follows the authors' own research and experience teaching the asanas to both individuals and groups. More than simply an exercise guide, the book is a deeply soothing form of moving meditation and physical activity that is a safe way to rebuild strength, stamina, and flexibility.
Section I: How This Book Works; 1. Anyone Can Do Yoga: You Don't Have to be Thin!; 2. How Yoga Works.; Section II: Yoga Asanas for XXL People; 3. How to Begin: Basic Stances; 4. Stretch it Out; 5. Relieve Tensions: Postures for Neck, Shoulders, and Arms; 6. Standing Postures in Depth; 7. Developing a Steady, Gentle Yoga Practice; 8. Yoga Breaks During the Day; 9. Advanced Yoga Practice for Individuals and Groups; 10. Finding your Individualized Routine.; Section III: Concentration and Meditation; Yoga Meditation; Walking Meditation; Mantra Meditation; Sound Meditation; Visual Meditation; Thinking Nothing at All.; Section IV: Useful Information; Yoga Traditions; Yoga Websites; Other Resources; Index