By Sharon Gannon, David Life
The long-awaited, complete consultant to the preferred, full of life American approach to yoga that's deeply rooted in old knowledge and scriptures
“In this point in time of healthiness and health traits, it truly is assuring to understand that Sharon and David inspire their scholars to attract concept from the classical texts of Yoga and undying scriptural resources. What I have fun with lots approximately David and Sharon is how they assist their Yoga scholars to appreciate and take pleasure in the knowledge of all of the nice saints and jivamuktas who've contributed to elevating cognizance. eventually, it really is Self-Realization, that's the precise aim of Yoga.”
–SRI SWAMI SATCHIDANANDA
Creators of the highly regarded Jivamukti Yoga strategy and cofounders of the recent York urban studios the place it truly is taught, Sharon Gannon and David lifestyles current their distinctive type of yoga for the 1st time in booklet shape. As they clarify their intensely actual and religious method of flowing postures, they supply inspiring professional guideline to lead you on your practice.
Unlike many books approximately yoga, Jivamukti Yoga focuses not just at the actual postures but in addition on how they evolved–the origins of the practices in yoga’s old sacred texts and five-thousand-year-old traditions–the psychotherapeutic merits that accrue with a gradual perform, and the non secular energy that's let loose while strength flows during 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, larger well-being, and Self-realization–the final target of any perform. Gannon and lifestyles assist you comprehend all the practices that include the yoga route to enlightenment:
AHIMSA–The approach of Compassion: identifying nonviolence, respecting all lifestyles, practising vegetarianism, dwelling freed from prejudice
ASANA–The approach of Connection to the Earth: postures and sequences, respiring, remodeling power, figuring out the bandhas
KARMA–The means of Action: growing strong karma, giving thanks
NADAM–The manner of Sacred Music: appreciating the sacred sounds of yoga
MEDITATION–The approach of the Witness: easy methods to take a seat nonetheless and movement inward
BHAKTI–The means of Devotion to God: residing with love, grace, and peace
Whatever yoga you perform, Jivamukti Yoga can help you to reinforce and deepen that perform and lead you onto a direction of non secular readability and self-discovery.
“If there's just one e-book you examine the perform of Yoga, this could be the only. Sharon and David are deeply committed scholars and academics of Yoga who've the infrequent ability to translate their profound knowing to the reader. This ebook is for someone 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