Benjamin Lorr




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Benjamin Lorr

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Average rating: 3.95 · 1,462 ratings · 218 reviews · 1 distinct work · Similar authors
Hell-Bent: Obsession, Pain,...

3.95 avg rating — 1,462 ratings — published 2012 — 9 editions
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“Treat people as if they are what they ought to be, and you help them to become what they can be.”
Benjamin Lorr, Hell-Bent: Obsession, Pain, and the Search for Something Like Transcendence in Competitive Yoga

“It was a metamorphosis. We all change. But we also have some control over the path. We choose our surroundings; we choose where we put our energy. Bikram—one of the most powerful forces to spread yoga—chose his road of materialism and control. He chose to surround himself by very needy people who gave themselves to him. Was it always there from the beginning? Of course it was. But so were many other possibilities.…”
Benjamin Lorr, Hell-Bent: Obsession, Pain, and the Search for Something Like Transcendence in Competitive Yoga

“really backbend, you have to become intimate with pain, not as an informational entity that raises awareness, not as a warning, but as a phenomenon, a presence you can dialogue with. You have to engage the phenomenon every time it comes up, and ultimately move through it while it screams in your face. To put”
Benjamin Lorr, Hell-Bent: Obsession, Pain, and the Search for Something Like Transcendence in Competitive Yoga




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