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Kripalu Yoga: A Guide to Practice On and Off the Mat

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“Over an extraordinary thirty year history, Kripalu Center has been a pioneer in combining authentic yoga with a contemporary Western lifestyle.” —John Abbott, President, Yoga Journal

From the senior teachers of the world-renowned Kripalu Center for Yoga & Health–the largest yoga and retreat center in North America–comes this comprehensive guide to the unique and influe...more
ebook, 432 pages
Published November 3rd 2010 by Bantam (first published December 27th 2005)
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Tori Walker
Feb 25, 2010 Tori Walker rated it 5 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Anyone looking to bring their yoga experience home
Recommended to Tori by: my step-mom
I am only a quarter of the way through. This is a book to read slowly and enjoy thoroughly. If you follow the instructions, you will get a better sense of what your body should feel like when you are in proper alignment (in your poses and in real life.) When you know your body, you do not need mirrors or teachers to help you with your alignment (at least not for the basic poses.)
I'd recommend 'Kripalu Yoga - A guide...' to people who already have experience with yoga taught by a qualified instr...more
"Practice helps you discover firsthand that you are not your story,
which lessens your fascination and obsession with it."
Great for aspiring yoga teachers and people interested in the Kripalu Center in western Massachusetts.
Very thorough and comprehensive, covering all aspects of spiritual life and practice within a yoga path.
Just got back from Kripalu... a great introduction to the yogic philosophy and breathwork.
Andrea Wandersee
A must-read for anyone who would like to cultivate a meaningful yoga practice.
Love it!!! Surprised it hasn't fallen apart. My A1 reference for my classes.
This is a wonderful book since we are learning Kripalu-inspired yoga.
Of course, the best on this subject!
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“Here. Right here, right now bring your mind to this place and time. Invite it, even if it resists, to sit and witness what it is to be alive. Let there be no ulterior motive in this moment but to be. Rest on the waves of breath and choose to experience all of it. Let thoughts float through and leave again, as the mind slowly settles like snow inside a shaken paperweight. This is all there is. Here. Right here and now.” 0 likes
“It was in Warrior Pose that I understood that my role as a mother must include both deep-rooted stability and openhearted freedom. Practicing the Warrior, my feet press firmly into the earth. My core is stable. I am grounded while my torso floats free, vulnerable, open and welcoming to the fates. The morning after sending my twenty-year-old daughter back to college, I went to my yoga mat and realized that this is precisely the balance I was seeking with her quest for independence and my desire to support and protect her. Instead of a tug-of-war between protecting and letting go, I saw that practicing the union of these two essential qualities is the way to love my daughter completely.” 0 likes
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