Using the time-honored wisdom of the Yoga Sutra and the Bhagavad Gita to steer the course, she serves up off-the-mat practices to guide you in deepening your relationships with ourselves, your family and friends, and the world around you. Inspiring and practical, she blends her heartfelt knowledge of an ancient tradition with her life experiences as a daughter, wife, mother, friend, and yoga teacher and practitioner. The result: a new yoga that beckons us to find the spiritual in everyday life.
Living Your Yoga is divided into three parts, each exploring the nitty-gritty of those qualities to be cultivated and those challenges to be transformed through awareness. Each chapter contains an essay; a guided Living Your Yoga practice, plus more suggestions for practice; and Mantras for Daily Living.
Part I: Awakening of Awareness: Yoga within Yourself, including spiritual seeking, discipline, letting go, self-judgment, faith, perspective, and courage.
Part II: Widening the Circle: Yoga and Relationships, including compassion, control, fear, patience, attachment and aversion, suffering, and impermanence.
Part III: Embracing All Life: Yoga in the World, including greed, service, connection, truth, success, nonviolence, and love.