Jessamyn Stanley, Every Body Yoga
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From the unforgettable teacher Jessamyn Stanley comes Every Body Yoga, a book that breaks all the stereotypes. Now she brings her body-positive, emotionally uplifting approach to yoga in a book that will help every reader discover the power of yoga and how to weave it seamlessly into his or her life. Honestly, the fact that visible fat people are becoming famous athletes is something that will make me smile until the day I die. I love solo sports. I love swimming and walking, cycling, dancing, and any sport where I can participate and compete against myself with little stress.
Bookshop is delighted to welcome Yoga teacher Jessamyn Stanley, who will discuss and sign copies of her book, Every Body Yoga , in which she shares her path to becoming a yogi and embracing looking different from the lean practitioners typically shown in the media. Part one reveals her early encounters with yoga, along with the discouragement that stemmed from being a 'fat girl'; it goes back to her childhood eating habits and family life, and also includes an honest, vulnerable FAQ 'What if I'm the fattest person in the class and everyone stares at me? Part two includes Stanley's witty nutshell history of modern yoga and breaks down the different styles and recommends useful clothing, mats, and props. In part five, Stanley reminds readers that everyone struggles while doing yoga, including her. This touching work is a must for those new to yoga, no matter their age or body type. Here are directions to 50 basic yoga poses and 10 sequences to practice at home, all photographed in full color.
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Six years ago, Jessamyn Stanley decided to give yoga another try. Years prior she'd been convinced that the exercise was not for her, but this time around was different. In the summer of , I was an unemployed grad-school dropout and relatively new to yoga. I was also strapped for cash and could barely afford the occasional drop-in class. So I turned my focus to developing a home practice. I began photographing and documenting my yoga asana practice and posting the shots on Instagram.