Synopses & Reviews
A masterful exploration of the major schools of yoga, published on the 100th anniversary of yoga in America. With this book, readers will discover the wisdom of the millenia--and learn to live yoga. Topics include the yoga approach to diet and nutrition, meditation as an antidote to stress, the yoga of love and devotion, and more. Photographs and illustrations.
The classic on yoga and yoga instruction -- over 50,000 copies sold!
Explore the many paths of yoga.
Yoga has been a living tradition of spiritual teaching for five thousand years. Here, readers will discover the wisdom of the millennia and learn to live yoga.
This book contains the best of Yoga Journal the most outstanding interviews, essays, illustrations, and photographs. It offers the promise of hatha yoga exercise for health, and the yoga approach to diet and nutrition. It teaches meditation as an antidote to stress and a path to mindfulness. It explores the yoga of love and devotion in relationships; karma yoga, the path of work; and tantra yoga, the path of ritual, creativity, and sexuality.
The authoritative contributors and wide-ranging topics here include:
Ram Dass on life as service
Joan Borysenko on the healing power of love
Larry Dossey on illusions about the body
Judith Lasater on asanas, or hatha yoga postures
Thich Nhat Hanh on the nature of suffering
Ken Wilber on the role of meditation
Frances Vaughan on the common ground between psychotherapy and spirituality
Daniel Coleman on early-warning signs for detecting spiritual abuse
John Welwood on spiritual relationships
Georg Feuerstein on sacred sexuality
Jacob Needleman on money and the path
Joanna Macy on caring for the earth
Also richly illustrated, Living Yoga celebrates a fresh vision of life for spiritual seekers. Beginners will find an accessible, far-reaching overview of the topic; advanced practitioners will be reminded once again of the value and promise of yoga."