Yoga and the Twelve-Step Path

Yoga and the Twelve-Step Path

by Kyczy Hawk


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Perfect for people in recovery who want to strengthen and deepen their Eleventh-Step practice while honoring their bodily need for healing and nurturance.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781936290802
Publisher: Central Recovery Press, LLC
Publication date: 04/16/2012
Pages: 258
Sales rank: 1,075,913
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Kyczy Hawk: Kyczy (Keet-ski) Hawk is a yoga teacher and potter living and working in San Jose, California, where her primary focus is teaching yoga classes designed for people recovering from addictions. Traveling to recovery homes, halfway houses, and detention centers, she has been involved with the Art of Yoga Project and the Niroga Institute; both organizations work with at risk youth. She is a certified Yoga of Recovery (YoR) Counselor.

She is in long term recovery. This is her first book.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments I

Introduction v

Chapter 1 My Story 1

Chapter 2 What Is Yoga? 14

Chapter 3 What Is Addiction? 29

Chapter 4 Combining Yoga and the Twelve Steps of Recovery 45

Chapter 5 The Yamas 61

Chapter 6 The Niyamas 79

Chapter 7 Hatha Yoga 97

Chapter 8 Pranayama 120

Chapter 9 Pratyahara, Dharana, Dhyana, and Samadhi 131

Chapter 10 The Gunas and the Mind States 148

Chapter 11 Ayurveda and the Doshas 159

Chapter 12 Bringing It All Together 176

Appendix I Styles of Yoga 189

Appendix II Ayurvedic Resources 196

Appendix III Asana Sequences and Guide 205

Appendix IV The Principles of the Twelve Steps 224

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