Mindful Yoga, Mindful Life: A Guide for Everyday Practice

Mindful Yoga, Mindful Life: A Guide for Everyday Practice

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Mindful Yoga, Mindful Life: A Guide for Everyday Practice by Charlotte Bell

A longtime yoga teacher and Buddhist meditation practitioner, Charlotte Bell describes in passionate detail how she applied the eightfold path of the Yoga Sutras and the Buddha’s heed for mindfulness to her hectic Western life—with practicality and precision, grace and guts.Her insights honor these timeless teachings while staying relevant to contemporary life. She recounts personal stories that depict her commitment to practice in her own life: in relationships, music, asana, meditation, teaching, and even writing this book. And it's not all rosy. She writes about self-doubt and struggles, all while welcoming, time and again, the life she has, imperfections and all.Charlotte Bell shows by example how to be a yogi in the particularity of your own life. Her suggestions about how to bring mindfulness into asana will deepen your practice; her recommended daily practices, or Reflections, will reveal new inner landscapes. Mindful Yoga, Mindful Life is an inspiring guide for anyone seeking to live a yogic life.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781930485570
Publisher: Shambhala
Publication date: 08/01/2016
Sold by: Penguin Random House Publisher Services
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 178
Sales rank: 972,875
File size: 463 KB

About the Author

Charlotte Bell began practicing yoga in 1982 and began teaching in 1986. Following a 1989 trip to Pune, India, she recieved teacher certification from B. K. S. Iyengar. She blends the practice of yoga with Insight Meditation. A lifelong musician, she plays oboe and English horn with the Salt Lake Symphony and performs with Scherzando Winds, blue haiku, and Red Rock Rondo. She lives in Salt Lake City. For information about her yoga classes and workshops, visit www.charlottebellyoga.com.

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