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.
Ingrid Kollak PhD, RN, holds a doctorate in literature and is a registered nurse. Since 2005, she has worked as a licensed yoga teacher accredited by the German and European professional boards of yoga teachers. Currently Dr. Kollak is Professor, Alice-Salomon University of Applied Sciences (ASFH), in Berlin, Germany and since 1995, has acted as chair Division of Health and Nursing Management. She is the editor of three books in the field of nursing, and is the author of Yoga for Nurses and Yoga and Breast Cancer.