Author Beth Shaw's company, YogaFit, has trained more than 75,000 yoga instructors on six continents. The Appeal This guide can help everyone from beginner to expert. The simple illustrations and instructions ensure correct form and explain which muscles you're stretching—minus the bells and chanting. Standout Section Her workouts include 11 yoga plans to prevent injury and boost performance in your favorite fitness pursuit, from swimming to snowboarding. Eye Opener Almost every pose comes with an easier modification; if you think you're not flexible enough for yoga, think again... Caveat Shaw leaves out the Sanskrit names of yoga poses that many instructors use in their classes. Fitness Plan Includes four general workout plans plus a warm-up, from a 45-minute beginner series to a 75-minute advanced power-fit routine.