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Yoga Poems: Lines to Unfold By

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The sixty poems in this book are windows into the mind/body/spirit experiences that come about through yoga practice. Each poem is named for a posture or breath exercise and is inspired by the physical properties of the pose or some aspect of breathing that led the poet to deeper understanding. Listening to these poems read aloud, or contemplating them on one’s own, will h
Paperback, 128 pages
Published September 1st 2006 by Stone Bridge Press (first published May 1st 2000)
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An excellent read with beautiful, simple illustrations. Words connect seamlessly to the poses and that place within. Perfect for sharing with yoga class.
Dec 31, 2010 Karin rated it 5 of 5 stars
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Admire her beautiful use of language. I will read these poems in my yoga classes for 2011.
Gwen Hurd
awesome resource for yoga teachers! perfect little bits to read during class.
great to read at the start of class or the end!
catherine anne
Du yoème pour mon cœur-chrysanthème.
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I write poetry inspired by yoga and meditation. I've been published in the New York Times online, The Huffington Post, Yoga Journal, Shambhala Sun, and others.

I've published seventeen books--including a debut Young Adult novel in the Fall of 2013, called "Jet Black and the Ninja Wind," (Tuttle) written with my husband (MG novelist Shogo Oketani, Author of J-Boys, Kazuo's World, Tokyo, 1965 transla
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