Hunger, Hope, And Healing: A Yoga Approach To Reclaiming Your Relationship To Your Body And Food by Sarahjoy MarshHunger, Hope, And Healing: A Yoga Approach To Reclaiming Your Relationship To Your Body And Food by Sarahjoy Marsh

Hunger, Hope, And Healing: A Yoga Approach To Reclaiming Your Relationship To Your Body And Food

bySarahjoy Marsh

Paperback | February 24, 2015

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A yoga approach to dealing with disorded eating patterns--like overeating, food addiction, and stress eating--and the resulting emotional distress they can cause.

Yoga philosophy and practice are increasingly being used therapeutically to help people overcome disorded eating patterns—like overeating, food addiction, and stress eating—and the resulting emotional distress they can cause. Sarahjoy Marsh offers a program using yoga to address food-centered behaviors and body image issues. She illuminates the nature of addiction and offers a methodical approach to recovery that is neither dogmatic nor rigid; rather, it is compassionate, hopeful, and deliberate.

Full of clear, empathic advice and photographs of the step-by-step practices, this book will help alleviate the isolation that people with food-oriented issues and body image problems feel; offer strategies for changing the behaviors; and give clear guidelines about the processes of recovery and the development of new life skills.
SARAHJOY MARSH is a yoga teacher and yoga therapist, and she has an MA in transpersonal counseling and art therapy. Her twenty-six years of experience in Eastern and Western studies includes the psychology of yoga, meditation, Ayurveda, and neuroscience. Committed to bridging yoga, psychotherapy, and social justice, Marsh founded t...
Title:Hunger, Hope, And Healing: A Yoga Approach To Reclaiming Your Relationship To Your Body And FoodFormat:PaperbackDimensions:224 pages, 9 × 6.5 × 0.8 inPublished:February 24, 2015Publisher:ShambhalaLanguage:English

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ISBN - 13:9781611801934

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Table of Contents

1. Hunger: What Are You Hungry For?
2. Hope: A New Lens through Which to Look
3. Capacity: Four Essential Life Skills
Skill 1: Getting in the GAP: Grounding, Attention, and Presence
Skill 2: Getting Comfortable Feeling Uncomfortable
Skill 3: Moving from Love Not Shame
Skill 4: Personal Buoyancy
4. Fervency: Discipline and Desire
6. Resilience
7. Causes of Suffering, Sources of Joy
8. Forgiveness and Freedom
Resources for treatment centers, treatment tools, references to yoga terminology and tools, references for mindfulness tools

Editorial Reviews

“For so many women, issues with food and body can hijack life. Sarahjoy Marsh skillfully weaves together principles from yoga philosophy with breathing, movement, and meditation practices to offer a path out of the perpetuating patterns of self- doubt, isolation, and unhappiness that can arise. This book is an invaluable contribution to the worlds of yoga and women’s health—and for anyone exploring the natural intelligence of body and mind as a means of finding balance and freedom.”—Mary Taylor, yoga teacher and author of What Are you Hungry For? "Marsh offers an important methodology to those impacted by disordered eating—one that creates connection, harmony, and synthesis in one's own being."—Melanie Klein, co-editor of Yoga and Body Image and the co-founder of the Yoga and Body Image Coalition ​ “In this compassionate, down-to-earth guide to yoga for recovery from disordered eating, Sarahjoy Marsh shares profound lessons learned from over 25 years of yoga practice, personal recovery, and successful "360 degree" living. Gracefully integrating traditional yogic wisdom with modern psychological insight, this timely book offers a unique, vital, and much-needed road map to reconnecting with the healing powers of our innate life force.”—Carol Horton, PhD, author of Yoga PhD and co-editor of 21st Century Yoga