By Sharon Gannon, David Life
The long-awaited, complete consultant to the preferred, lively American approach to yoga that's deeply rooted in historical knowledge and scriptures
“In this point in time of future health and health tendencies, it's assuring to understand that Sharon and David motivate their scholars to attract suggestion from the classical texts of Yoga and undying scriptural assets. What I take pleasure in rather a lot approximately David and Sharon is how they assist their Yoga scholars to appreciate and get pleasure from the knowledge of the entire nice saints and jivamuktas who've contributed to elevating attention. finally, it's Self-Realization, that's the real aim of Yoga.”
–SRI SWAMI SATCHIDANANDA
Creators of the very hot Jivamukti Yoga technique and cofounders of the recent York urban studios the place it truly is taught, Sharon Gannon and David lifestyles current their certain type of yoga for the 1st time in ebook shape. As they clarify their intensely actual and non secular approach of flowing postures, they supply inspiring specialist guide to steer you on your practice.
Unlike many books approximately yoga, Jivamukti Yoga focuses not just at the actual postures but additionally on how they evolved–the origins of the practices in yoga’s old sacred texts and five-thousand-year-old traditions–the psychotherapeutic advantages that accrue with a gentle perform, and the non secular energy that's let out whilst strength flows through the brain and physique. Jivamukti Yoga, this means that “soul liberation,” courses your physique and soul into non secular freedom, actual energy, peace of brain, higher wellbeing and fitness, and Self-realization–the final target of any perform. Gannon and existence assist you comprehend all the practices that contain the yoga route to enlightenment:
AHIMSA–The method of Compassion: making a choice on nonviolence, respecting all lifestyles, working towards vegetarianism, dwelling freed from prejudice
ASANA–The method of Connection to the Earth: postures and sequences, respiring, reworking power, knowing the bandhas
KARMA–The approach of Action: growing strong karma, giving thanks
NADAM–The means of Sacred Music: appreciating the sacred sounds of yoga
MEDITATION–The means of the Witness: how one can sit down nonetheless and movement inward
BHAKTI–The approach of Devotion to God: dwelling with love, grace, and peace
Whatever yoga you perform, Jivamukti Yoga can assist you to bolster and deepen that perform and lead you onto a direction of religious readability and self-discovery.
“If there's just one ebook you examine the perform of Yoga, this could be the only. Sharon and David are deeply committed scholars and lecturers of Yoga who've the infrequent means to translate their profound figuring out to the reader. This ebook is for a person who needs to discover transformation via Yoga. I’m thankful for his or her paintings and teaching.”
–STEPHAN RECHTSCHAFFEN, MD
Co-founder & CEO, Omega Institute