Author(s): Vasant (FRW) Julie; Lad Dunlop
Explore the vastness of yoga through the art of meditation. This collection offers short readings on a variety of yoga-related themes, including the eight limbs, the seven chakras, and yoga's sister science, Ayurveda.Meditations for awareness and well-being are included, as well as guided relaxations and opening and closing meditations for yoga class and home practice. Weaving together the practical experience of yoga with its ancient oceanic depths, the series of meditations encourage a centering that directs attention to the breath, the present, and appreciating the gifts that each moment of life can bring. Providing nourishment for the heart, mind and body through awareness, let this book turn your attention to the essence of yoga and invite you to go within while remaining rooted in the present moment.
Enhance your yoga class or home practice with this collection of calming, themed meditations
Julie Dunlop, a graduate of The Ayurvedic Institute, is certified as an AyurYoga (R) teacher and an Ayurvedic Health Practitioner. As a poet, author, and teacher, her work integrates writing, yoga, and Ayurveda for harmony of mind, body, and soul. She lives in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
Foreword. Preface. 1. Introduction. 2. Walking Along the Shore: Opening Meditations. 3. Diving Deeper: Reflections on Yoga. 3.1. 8 Divine Branches (Limbs). 3.2. 5 Obstacle Courses (Kleshas). 3.3. 7 Spinning Wheels (Chakras). 4. Exploring Further: Reflections on Yoga's Sister Sea of Ayurveda. 5. The Ocean's Depths: Guided Meditations. 6. Sitting by the Sea: Closing Meditations. Afterword. Acknowledgements. About the Author. Bibliography. Related Resources.