Beyond the Mat: Don't Just Do Yoga-Live It by Kali OmBeyond the Mat: Don't Just Do Yoga-Live It by Kali Om

Beyond the Mat: Don't Just Do Yoga-Live It

byKali Om

Paperback | September 7, 2018

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Looking for radiant health and inner peace?

Yoga's poses are one small part of a larger system that can help us improve our health, gracefully navigate life's ups and downs and, ultimately, lead us to enlightenment. In this collection of Kali Om's Yoga Chicago magazine columns, you'll learn practical ways to:

  • overcome anxiety, depression, and stress
  • cultivate contentment in a chaotic world
  • alleviate insomnia, headaches, and constipation
  • set and achieve goals
  • and much more! ??

If you want expert advice and a down-to-earth approach to practicing yoga and living it, then this is the resource for you!

Title:Beyond the Mat: Don't Just Do Yoga-Live ItFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:228 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.48 inShipping dimensions:8.5 × 5.5 × 0.48 inPublished:September 7, 2018Publisher:Kali OmLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1732056307

ISBN - 13:9781732056305


Table of Contents




1. Santosh: Cultivating Contentment

2. Don’t Hoard Your Gifts—Share Them

3. Paring Down Can Improve Your Yoga Practice

4. Pratyahara: Control of the Senses

5. Cultivating Gratitude and Eliminating Greed

6. Developing Detachment

7. Just Say Yes: Dealing with Aversion

8. The Practice of Satya (Truthfulness)


9. The 30-Day Resolution

10. Beat the Winter Blues

11. Mahashivaratri: The Great Night of Lord Shiva

12. Internal Spring Cleaning

13. Stay Cool: Beat the Summer Heat

14. Summer Tapas: Guru Purnima

15. Warming Up to Fall Weather

16. Weathering Winter Gracefully


17. Developing a Home Practice

18. Keeping a Spiritual Diary

19. Do One Thing at a Time

20. Time Is Not on Your Side

21. Facing Fear

22. Cooperation vs. Competition

23. Eight Great Movies About Yoga

24. Eight Great Yoga Memoirs


25. Yoga’s Symbols, Sayings, and Sounds

26. The Eight Limbs of Yoga

27. The Four Main Paths of Yoga

28. Yoga Scripture: The Primary Texts

29. Om, the Sacred Pranava

30. The Guru-Disciple Relationship

31. Make an Offering: Karma Yoga

32. Mantra and Japa

33. Finding Peace Through the Play of the Gunas

34. Nadis, Chakras, and the Subtle Body


35. Change Your Breathing, Change Your Life

36. Five Reasons to Eat Less Meat

37. Eat Like a Yogi

38. Kitchari, Yoga’s Wonder Food

39. Help for Insomnia

40. The C Word: Help for Constipation

41. Going Head-to-Head with Headaches

42. Eight Ways to Reduce Anxiety

Editorial Reviews

"An inspiring and practical manual for applying yoga's timeless concepts to modern American life."--Paulie Zink, founder of Yin Yoga"In 'Beyond the Mat,' Kali Om beautifully brings our awareness to how true yoga starts once our morning practice has finished and our interactions with the world begin."--Yogi Cameron, author of The Yogi Code"With humor, keen intellect, and contemporary practicality, Kali Om lights our spiritual path with a clarity of vision that is at once faithful to tradition and perfectly timely. She writes with an inspired simplicity that makes the teachings of classical yoga accessible, offering tools for understanding and techniques for self-transformation, peace, and integrity."--Swami Satyapremananda, Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Centers