Yoga Rising: 30 Empowering Stories from Yoga Renegades for Every Body

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Llewellyn Publications #ad - A refreshing dose of inspiration that has the power to transform lives. Kathryn budig, yoga teacher and author of Aim True. Explore how body image and yoga intersect with race and ethnicity, gender identity, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, age, dis/ability, and size as part and parcel of culture and society.

Read this book, and I guarantee you'll hear a story that resonates with your own experiences. Amber karnes, founder of body positive Yoga "Yoga Rising kicks open the door for evolution through a collection of honest, diverse, and daring stories. Courage, truth, and inspiration at the intersection of spiritual practice and social justice Yoga Rising is a collection of personal essays meant to support your journey toward self-acceptance and self-love.

Yoga Rising: 30 Empowering Stories from Yoga Renegades for Every Body #ad - Praise: "a must-read collection of essays ideal for anyone yearning for more self-acceptance and body peace. This follow-up to the groundbreaking book Yoga and Body Image features 30 contributors who share stories of major turning points. Collectively, we can make space for yoga that is body positive and accessible to the full range of human diversity.

With a special emphasis on how you can take action to build community and challenge destructive attitudes and structures, Yoga Rising is a resource for the continuing work of healing ourselves and our world as we move toward liberation for all.

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Yoga and Body Image: 25 Personal Stories About Beauty, Bravery & Loving Your Body

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Llewellyn Publications #ad - In this remarkable, first-of-its-kind book, twenty-five contributors―including musician Alanis Morissette, celebrity yoga instructor Seane Corn, and New York Times bestselling author Dr. This anthology unites a diverse collection of voices that address topics across the spectrum of human experience, from culture and media to gender and sexuality.

Sara gottfried―discuss how yoga and body image intersect. Through inspiring personal stories you'll discover how yoga not only affects your physical health, but also how you feel about your body. Yoga and body image will help you learn to connect with and love your beautiful body. Offering unique perspectives on yoga and how it has shaped their lives, the writers provide tips for using yoga to find self-empowerment and improved body image.

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Living the Sutras: A Guide to Yoga Wisdom beyond the Mat

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Shambhala #ad - Kelly dinardo and amy pearce-hayden offer an entrée to this yoga training for the mind and spirit by introducing a sutra or group of sutras on a related theme, providing a brief commentary, and writing prompts to allow you to reflect on and apply the meaning of the sutras to your life. Bring the wisdom of ancient Yoga philosophy into your life in a fresh, accessible, and relevant way.

In its highest form, yoga is a practice for your body and your mind. Living the sutras brings the wisdom of classical yoga philosophy into your life in an accessible and relevant way. The book is at once an introduction to the classical philosophy, a quick guide for students and teachers, and an active self-study that helps you to engage with yoga wisdom in a deeply personal way.

Living the Sutras: A Guide to Yoga Wisdom beyond the Mat #ad - The yoga sutras, a foundational text of yoga philosophy and practice, written by the guru Patanjali over two thousand years ago, are made up of 196 aphorisms that offer potent teachings on how to deal with loss and pain, and guidance on how to lead a healthy and fulfilling life.

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Body Mindful Yoga: Create a Powerful and Affirming Relationship with Your Body

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Llewellyn Publications #ad - Deepen your relationship with your Body Transform negative words, thoughts, and beliefs into personal empowerment with the unique approach found in Body Mindful Yoga.  . These steps lead to amazing insights through practical techniques, hands-on exercises, and yoga practices. You will also learn how to apply the teachings and yoga practices of this book to your daily life and continue your personal Body Mindful Yoga journey.

Combining insightful yoga philosophies and simple Yoga practices with the power of language to improve body image, this book's inspiring guidance will empower you to move through the world with an attitude that radiates self-confidence. The latter two steps encourage active practice as you improve your inner dialogue and your interactions with others.

Body Mindful Yoga: Create a Powerful and Affirming Relationship with Your Body #ad - Open your eyes to how words affect your body image using four Body Mindful steps: Listen, Learn, Love, and Live.

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Every Body Yoga: Let Go of Fear, Get On the Mat, Love Your Body.

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Workman Publishing Company #ad - Most of all, but how one feels, ” “i need to release fear, showing us that yoga isn’t about how one looks, with yoga sequences like “I Want to Energize My Spirit, it’s a book that changes the paradigm, ” “I Want to Love Myself. Jessamyn stanley, a yogi who breaks all the stereotypes, has built a life as an internationally recognized yoga teacher and award-winning Instagram star by combining a deep understanding for yoga with a willingness to share her personal struggles in a way that touches everyone who comes to know her.

Now she brings her body-positive, emotionally uplifting approach to yoga in a book that will help every reader discover the power of yoga and how to weave it seamlessly into his or her life. It’s a book for readers already doing yoga, looking to refresh their practice or find new ways to stay motivated.

Every Body Yoga: Let Go of Fear, Get On the Mat, Love Your Body. #ad - It’s a book that challenges the larger issues of body acceptance and the meaning of beauty. From the unforgettable teacher Jessamyn Stanley comes Every Body Yoga, a book that breaks all the stereotypes. Workman. It’s a book of inspiration for beginners of all shapes and sizes: If Jessamyn could transcend these emotional and physical barriers, so can we.

It’s a how-to book: here are easy-to-follow directions to 50 basic yoga poses and 10 sequences to practice at home, all photographed in full color.

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Yoga for Healthy Aging: A Guide to Lifelong Well-Being

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Shambhala #ad - Their program was developed in consultation with scientific and medical experts on aging, and allow you to focus on maintaining overall physical health and/or addressing target problem areas. Workman. Yoga for healthy aging is a yoga toolbox that will set you up for a lifetime of emotional and spiritual well-being.

The definitive resource on how to use yoga to foster your physical, mental, and emotional health for a lifetime. Everyone would like to age with as much strength and grace as possible and now numerous studies confirm what many yoga practitioners have known for a long time: yoga practice has a remarkable impact on physical and mental health—and spiritual well-being—as you grow older.

Yoga for Healthy Aging: A Guide to Lifelong Well-Being #ad - Baxter bell, agility, and stress management, md, and nina zolotow, brain health, flexibility, balance, explain how yoga can address concerns related to strength, cardiovascular health, respected yoga teachers and authors of the popular “Yoga for Healthy Aging” blog, among other issues. They offer a safe, real-world yoga program to suit your particular needs, which includes poses, meditation, breathing practices, and yoga philosophy.

Yoga for healthy aging is the definitive resource on how to use yoga to foster your physical, mental, and emotional health for a lifetime.

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The Body Is Not an Apology: The Power of Radical Self-Love

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Berrett-Koehler Publishers #ad - World-renowned activist and poet Sonya Renee Taylor invites us to reconnect with the radical origins of our minds and bodies and celebrate our collective, enduring strength. Systems of oppression thrive off our inability to make peace with difference and injure the relationship we have with our own bodies.

Workman. As we awaken to our own indoctrinated body shame, we feel inspired to awaken others and to interrupt the systems that perpetuate body shame and oppression against all bodies. When we act from this truth on a global scale, which is the opportunity for a more just, equitable, we usher in the transformative opportunity of radical self-love, and compassionate world--for us all.

The Body Is Not an Apology: The Power of Radical Self-Love #ad - A global movement guided by loveHumans are a varied and divergent bunch with all manner of beliefs, morals, and bodies. The body is not an apology offers radical self-love as the balm to heal the wounds inflicted by these violent systems.

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Overcoming Trauma through Yoga: Reclaiming Your Body

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North Atlantic Books #ad - In order to fully heal from trauma, a connection must be made with oneself, including one’s body. It offers a brief history of yoga, describes various styles of yoga commonly found in Western practice, and identifies four key themes of trauma-sensitive yoga. Rounded out by valuable quotes and case stories, and yoga exercises that can be used by home practitioners, and therapists as a way to cultivate awareness, tolerance, yoga teachers, breathing, the book presents mindfulness, and an increased acceptance of the self.

The practices have been offered to a wide range of individuals and groups, teens, returning veterans, including men and women, and others. Each exercise includes trauma-sensitive language to introduce the practice, as well as photographs to illustrate the poses. Overcoming trauma Through Yoga Reclaiming Your Body.

Overcoming Trauma through Yoga: Reclaiming Your Body #ad - The book begins with an in-depth description of trauma and post-traumatic stress disorder PTSD, including a description of how trauma is held in the body and the need for body-based treatment. Overcoming trauma through Yoga is a book for survivors, clinicians, and yoga instructors who are interested in mind/body healing.

Workman. Survivors of trauma—whether abuse, or war—can end up profoundly wounded, accidents, betrayed by their bodies that failed to get them to safety and that are a source of pain. Chair-based exercises are described that can be incorporated into individual or group therapy, targeting specific treatment goals, and modifications are offered for mat-based yoga classes.

It introduces trauma-sensitive yoga, a modified approach to yoga developed in collaboration between yoga teachers and clinicians at the Trauma Center at Justice Resource Institute, led by yoga teacher David Emerson, along with medical doctor Bessel van der Kolk.

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Restore and Rebalance: Yoga for Deep Relaxation

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Shambhala #ad - Whether you are feeling weak, or simply need to slow down and tune into your body, fatigued, stressed from daily activities, this wonderfully adaptive practice is essential for well being. Restorative yoga teacher judith Hanson Lasater offers a program of yoga poses to help rebalance your mind and body and counteract the effects of chronic stress.

Restorative yoga offers the body a chance to rest deeply and revitalize. These deeply relaxing poses help you• rebalance your mind and body •  create feelings of wellbeing, supported rest can improve your mood, and counteract the effects of chronic stress • recover from injury or illness • lower blood pressure, and elevate and stabilize your mood Discover how just a few minutes a day of active, your energy, and your sense of physical comfort and ease.

Restore and Rebalance: Yoga for Deep Relaxation #ad - . Overcoming trauma Through Yoga Reclaiming Your Body. Many of the practices are simple and accessible for people of all ages and in all states of health, using props that are readily available—like pillows and chairs. Workman.

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Curvy Yoga®: Love Yourself & Your Body a Little More Each Day

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Sterling #ad - A book that puts our culture’s destructive body-shaming to rest and gives women the tools they need to forge a new, more loving relationship with their bodies. Linda sparrowe, former editor-in-chief of yoga international, and author of yoga at home: inspiration for Creating Your Home Practice Have you wanted to try yoga but wondered if it was for you? Or perhaps you were uncertain whether you could carry out the poses? As the creator of a body-affirming yoga phenomenon that embraces people of all shapes and sizes, Anna Guest-Jelley has written an encouraging book that is about to become your go-to resource.

. Workman. Finally, in the appendix, she presents a series of pose instructions and options to make yoga work for your body—not the other way around. Sterling. Guest-jelley also reveals how things started to change once she found yoga—the last thing the self-declared non-athlete ever thought was possible.

Curvy Yoga®: Love Yourself & Your Body a Little More Each Day #ad - In curvy yoga®, she shares stories about body shaming with poignancy and even sometimes with humor. Finally. In addition, guest-jelley shares how yoga can help you connect with your body and why accepting your body doesn’t mean giving up on it. Overcoming trauma Through Yoga Reclaiming Your Body.

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Body Respect: What Conventional Health Books Get Wrong, Leave Out, and Just Plain Fail to Understand about Weight

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BenBella Books #ad - Sterling. They also help make sense of how poverty and oppression—such as racism, and classism—affect life opportunity, homophobia, self-worth, and even influence metabolism. Body insecurity is rampant, and it doesn’t have to be. Mainstream health science has let you down. Weight loss is not the key to health, diet and exercise are not effective weight-loss strategies and fatness is not a death sentence.

You’ve heard it before: there’s a global health crisis, unless we make some changes, and, we’re in trouble. It’s time to overcome our culture’s shame and distress about weight, to get real about inequalities and health, and to show every body respect. That much is true—but the epidemic is NOT obesity.

Body Respect: What Conventional Health Books Get Wrong, Leave Out, and Just Plain Fail to Understand about Weight #ad - Linda Bacon and Dr. The real crisis lies in the toxic stigma placed on certain bodies and the impact of living with inequality—not the numbers on a scale. Overcoming trauma Through Yoga Reclaiming Your Body. It’s time for a cease-fire in the war against obesity. Dr. Workman. In a mad dash to shrink our bodies, many of us get so caught up in searching for the perfect diet, exercise program, or surgical technique that we lose sight of our original goal: improved health and well-being.

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