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Writing Yoga - A Guide to Keeping a Practice Journal

English · Paperback / Softback

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Writer and editor Bruce Black began studying yoga in 2006, after his knees could no longer stand the stress of running. Shortly after taking his first class, he started keeping a journal to explore his experiences on the mat. Out of his journal and his devotion to Anusara Yoga has emerged a book that delves into the nexus of yoga, writing, and>br>In Writing Yoga, Bruce begins by sharing tips he has learned along the way: the benefits of keeping a practice journal, how to select just the right blank book, writing at different times of day, how often to write, and>br>He has organized the book into ten chapters by theme--each with guided writing exercises:br>br> 1. Opening Upbr> 2. Moving Past Fearbr> 3. Accepting Giftsbr> 4. Paying Attentionbr> 5. Awakening to Connectionsbr> 6. Trusting the Processbr> 7. Just Sittingbr> 8. Finding Your Balancebr> 9. Learning to Breathebr> 10. Listening to Your Inner Voicebr>br>Part memoir, part writing guide, Bruce weaves in excerpts from his own journal throughout. He reflects on practice as life: the excitement of walking into his first yoga class, apprehension about bending backward, discomfort with body appearance, the yoga of family relationships, the exhilaration of coming into a headstand for the first time, deepening appreciation for his teachers, and waking up to the exquisite beauty of the world around>br>Bruce guides you in stepping onto your mat and picking up your journal with curiosity and commitment. He shows how your journal can become a good friend, a confidant, a tool to deepen your experience of asana and pranayama, and a mindfulness practice in>br>Whether you keep a practice journal already or want to start one, let Bruce and Writing Yoga guide you. Maybe you''ll write a sentence a day, maybe more. Perhaps you''ll come to your journal only now and then. What matters: exhale and give it a try!

Product details

Authors Bruce Black
Publisher Rodmell press
Languages English
Product format Paperback / Softback
Released 10.08.2010
EAN 9781930485280
ISBN 978-1-930485-28-0
No. of pages 176
Dimensions 150 mm x 229 mm x 15 mm
Subject Guides > Health > Relaxation, yoga, meditation, autogenic training

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