Yoga Rising: 30 Empowering Stories From Yoga Renegades For Every Body

January 8, 2018|
Yoga Rising: 30 Empowering Stories From Yoga Renegades For Every Body by Melanie C. Klein
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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. This follow-up to the groundbreaking book Yoga and Body Image features 30 contributors who share stories of major turning points. Explore how body image and yoga intersect with race and ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity, dis/ability, socioeconomic status, age, and size as part and parcel of culture and society.

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.

Praise:

"A must-read collection of essays ideal for anyone yearning for more self-acceptance and body peace. 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.. A refreshing dose of inspiration that has the power to transform lives."-Kathryn Budig, yoga teacher and author of Aim True

Contents Foreword by Dianne Bondy . . . xiii Introduction . . . 1 PART ONE: YOGA, BODY IMAGE, AND SELF-WORTH - 7 Rediscover, Reconnect, and Repair: A Lifelong Commitment, by Lisa Diers . . . 9 Perfectionism and My Pathway to Yoga, by Pia Guerrero . . . 19 A Recovered Perfectionist, Robyn Baker . . . 27 Saying Good-Bye to the Inner Cri...
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Title:Yoga Rising: 30 Empowering Stories From Yoga Renegades For Every BodyFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:336 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.75 inShipping dimensions:336 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.75 inPublished:January 8, 2018Publisher:Llewellyn Worldwide, LTD.Language:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0738750824

ISBN - 13:9780738750828

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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