Table of contents for Yoga exercises for teens : developing a calmer mind and a stronger body / Helen Purperhart ; translated by Amina Marix Evans ; illustrated by Barbara van Amelsfort.

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Contents
Foreword	14
About the Author	16
About This Book	17
Acknowledgments	18
Information for the Teacher	19
Yoga and the Search for Balance	19
The Yoga Rules of Life	20
The Five Abstinences	21
The Five Precepts	22
Practical Tips for the Teacher	24
Preparing the Lesson	24
Key to the Icons Used in the Exercises	25
Tips for Teens	26
Academic Research into the Experience of Teens Practicing Yoga	27
Physical Relaxation	27
Psychic Experience	28
Creating Space	28
Thinking and Doing	28
Results and Changes	29
Essential Preconditions	30
Research Conclusions	31
Exercises and Postures	33
Breathing Exercises	34
Getting to Know the Body	36
Stretching Exercises	45
Movement Exercises	48
Visualizations and Waking Up	73
The Exercises Arranged by Specific Categories	79
Exercises Requiring a Large Space	79
Exercises Requiring a Mat	80
Exercises Requiring Musical Accompaniment	82
Exercises in Which Physical Contact Might Be Involved	82
A detailed list of the games indicating appropriate group sizes begins on the next page.
Please note that the illustrations in this book are all outline drawings. The fact that the pages 
are white does not imply that the people all have white skin. This book is for people of all 
races and ethnic identities.
List of Exercises
List of Games
Page
Game
Any size 
group
Pairs
<b>Breathing Exercises</b>
Balancing the Breath
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Feeling the Breath
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Breath Scan
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Hearing the Breath
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Counting Breaths
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<b>Getting to Know the Body</b>
Head and Neck
Head
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Ears
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Eyes
*
Mouth
*
Nose
*
Neck
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Back and Shoulders
Back
*
Shoulders
*
Arms, Hands, and Fingers
Arms
*
Wrists
*
Hands
*
Thumb
*
Index Finger
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Middle Finger
*
Ring Finger
*
Little Finger
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Chest and Stomach
Chest
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Stomach
*
Hips (Pelvis) and Buttocks
Hips (Pelvis)
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Buttocks
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Legs and Feet
Legs
*
Knees
*
Ankles
*
Feet
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<b>Stretching Exercises</b>
Calf Stretch
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Leg Stretch
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Crotch Stretch
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Arm Stretch
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Hand Stretch
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Finger Stretch
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Back Stretch
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Diagonal Stretch
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Twist Stretch
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Moon Stretch
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Frogman Stretch
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<b>Movement Exercises</b>
Standing Poses
Mountain
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Tree
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Dancer 1
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Dancer 2
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Warrior 1
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Warrior 2
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Woodcutter
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Eagle
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Airplane
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Chair
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Floor Exercises
Tailor
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Diamond
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Mouse
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Half Moon
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Camel
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Boat
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Cow
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Turtle
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Bow and Arrow
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Cat 1
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Cat 2
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Downward-Facing Dog
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Slide
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Bow
*
Wheel
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Bridge
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Table
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Fish
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Sprinter
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Dove
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Cobra
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Cricket
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Candle
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Plow
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Relaxation Poses
Back Position
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Stomach Position
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Side Position
*
Legs Up
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Tensing and Relaxing
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Limb Lifting
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Dynamic Poses
Sun Dance
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Moon Dance
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Star Dance
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Earth Dance
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Sky Dance
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Partner Poses
Rising Hands
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Dancers
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Candles
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Camels
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Leg Pushing
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Turn on Your Axis
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Sitting Twist
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Standing Twist
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Bending and Stretching
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Arm Lift
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Pyramid
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Trees
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Turtles
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Rowing
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Up and Down
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Plow
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<b>Visualizations and Waking Up</b>
The Language of the Elements
Earth
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Water
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Air
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Fire
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Waking Up
Close to Yourself
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Tail Wagging
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Walking on Air
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Wringing
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Circles on Your Back
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Swinging
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Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Hatha yoga for teenagers.
Physical fitness for youth.
Teenagers -- Health and hygiene.