Synopses & Reviews
In Sweat Your Prayers
, internationally acclaimed movement and theater artist Gabrielle Roth translates to the printed page the insights of her nearly forty years of teaching personal and spiritual development. Her workshops, attended by thousands around the world, teach us to realize our potential for ecstasy as we experience movement and ritual-theater techniques.
The book is a journey through five universal rhythmsflowing, staccato, chaos, lyrical, and stillness. These rhythms can free the body and spirit from ordinary consciousness and catalyze motion deep in the psyche. Complete with personal stories and interactive exercises, Sweat Your Prayers reveals an ancient and contemporary method for unleashing a natural sense of movement, resulting in both personal power and presence of the soul.
Roth takes readers on a journey through rhythms--flowing, staccato, chaos, lyrical, and stillness--that can free the body and spirit from ordinary consciousness and catalyze motion deep in the psyche.
About the Author
Gabrielle Roth is the author of Maps to Ecstasy: Teachings of an Urban Shaman. Articles detailing her life's work have recently appeared in Self, Elle, Mademoiselle, Yoga Journal, Shape, and many other national publications. She lives in New York City.