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Free Yoga Book Club in Redmond
Mar 16, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm| Free
At Aham Yoga, we constantly strive towards giving you more yoga through classes, personal attention, training, events and workshops, and access to more yoga knowledge through books, our blog, etc. Always striving towards our motto, “Y-your, O-own, G-goals, A-achieved©” each day, we began hosting a Yoga Book Club in the summer of 2016 – a longtime dream!
WHAT IS THE YOGA BOOK CLUB?
- Meet once every 4-6 weeks (depending on the book).
- Open dialogue, questions, and discussions about the contents of the book – your participation is key!
- The book club attendance is FREE. Your only investment is time, the book, and food/drinks at chosen venue.
WHOIS THIS BOOK CLUB FOR?
- Anybody interested in yoga.
- Anybody looking to meet new people
- Anybody who loves to read.
HOW TO SIGN UP FOR THE YOGA BOOK CLUB?
- Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org and let us know you are interested.
- Join our Facebook Group for all of the quickest updates, questions, etc.
- Begin reading and expand your mind!
HOW ARE THE BOOKS CHOSEN?
To interested members we will be sharing a yoga book list of our favorites. We are also open to any of your suggestions. We will pick the next book at the closing of every meet, and announce the book on our Facebook Group for other interested members.
The Yamas & Niyamas: Exploring Yoga’s Ethical Practice by Deborah Adele
The first two limbs of the eight-fold path of yoga sutras—the basic text for classical yoga—are examined in this spiritual guide to the practice of yoga. Foundational to all yogic thought, they are considered to be the guidelines to the yoga way of living that free individuals to take ownership of their lives, direct them toward the fulfillment they seek, and gain the skills to choose attitude, thought, and action. The first five guidelines are referred to as the yamas—a Sanskrit word that translates to “restraints”—and encompass nonviolence, truthfulness, not stealing, nonexcess, and nonpossessiveness. The last five are referred to as the niyamas, or observances—purity, contentment, self-discipline, self-study, and surrender. A self-study section at the end of each chapter may also be used by instructors for group discussion.
Quoted from Amazon.com.
- Krishnamacharya: His Life and Teachings by A.G. Mohan.
- Sidhartha by Herman Hesse.
- Tree of Yoga by B.K.S. Iyengar
- How Yoga Works by Michael Roach
- The Great Work of Your Life by Stephen Cope
- The Autobiography of a Yogi by Paramahansa Yogananda (still reading)
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