Living the Sutras (Paperback)
A Guide to Yoga Wisdom Beyond the Mat
Shambhala, 9781611805499, 208pp.
Publication Date: June 12, 2018
Bring the wisdom of ancient Yoga philosophy into your life in a fresh, accessible, and relevant way. You work your yoga body--now work your yoga mind Living the Sutras brings the wisdom of classical yoga philosophy into your life in an accessible and relevant way. The Yoga Sutras, a foundational text of yoga philosophy and practice, written by the guru Patanjali over two thousand years ago, are made up of 196 aphorisms that offer potent teachings on how to deal with loss and pain, and guidance on how to lead a healthy and fulfilling life. Kelly DiNardo and Amy Pearce-Hayden offer an enjoyable entr e to this yoga training for the mind and spirit by introducing a sutra or group of sutras on a related theme, providing a brief commentary, and then offering writing prompts to allow you to reflect on and apply the meaning of the sutras to your life. The book is at once an introduction to the classical philosophy, a quick guide for students and teachers, and an active self-study that helps you to engage with the wisdom in a deeply personal way.
About the Author
Amy Pearce-Hayden has devoted twenty years of study, practice, and teaching to classical yoga, Ayurveda, Tantra, and meditation. She founded the RajaHatha School of Yoga in 2003, and continues to certify teachers in her 200 and 500 hour lineage. She is also a regular guest contributor to Yoga International and yoga instructor for the Himalayan Institute in Honesdale, Pennsylvania. Kelly DiNardo is a journalist and author whose work regularly appears in The New York Times, O: The Oprah Magazine, National Geographic Traveler, among others. She is also a yoga instructor and owner of Past Tense yoga studio in Washington, DC.