From Womenâ€™s Health contributor and yoga expert Kathryn Budigâ€”the essential, authoritative guide to yoga, for beginners and beyond.Approximately 16 millions Americans now practice yoga on a regular basis. Devotees canâ€™t rave enough about this ancient art of meditation, breathing, and physical postures that calms the mind and slims the body. Unlike fitness fads, yoga is worth the hype. The postures stretch and tone lean muscle mass and sculpt a strong and slender physiqueâ€”burning up to 400 calories in a 90-minute session. But yoga does something even better. Itâ€™s proven to reduce the biggest cause of weight gainâ€”stressâ€”which 43% of Americans say makes them overeat. This definitive volume features:every essential pose to help readers lose weight and transform their bodiesTotal Body Yoga: targeted workouts in 15 minutes or lesscore-strengthening routines for hotter, more satisfying sexa healthy, mindful eating plan centered around calming, cleansing foodsCovering everything from basic postures to relaxation techniques to avoiding common injuries, The Womenâ€™s Health Big Book of Yoga is the only guide readers need to achieve their fittest, healthiest, happiest selves.