Ganga White has been practicing for over 40 years and in this beautiful book, he gives us his unique and creative perspectives on a time-tested discipline for a healthy and vital life. The reader is given a wealth of sophisticated tools, insights, and anecdotes gleaned from a lifetime of practice and teaching to develop, hone, and tune his or her personal yoga approach. Whether you are a beginner or an experienced yogi, this book is sure to inspire and make yoga come alive for you. It shows how to make everything in daily life part of yoga practice and spiritual development.
Yoga Beyond Belief offers a unique vision of contemporary yoga. It integrates scientific and practical approaches providing a much-needed integrative perspective that complements existing yoga books for all levels and styles of yoga students. Serving up a collection of valuable insights gleaned from a lifetime of exploration, practice, study, and teaching by one of America’s pioneering and leading teachers of yoga, the book assists readers in making sense of the many discordant claims and teaching techniques that currently exist in the yoga world, freeing readers to pursue their own individual paths of yoga and personal practice. This is an essential text and reference for all yoga practitioners.
The book first sets a context for an open-minded and evolutionary approach to yoga practice, and then explains the core principles of the many branches of yoga. A clear foundation is given for how the physical practices of yoga work to produce remarkable results of health and well being. The chapter Injury, Pain, and Healing shows how to prevent injuries and how to heal injuries should they occur. And it concludes by going beyond the physical aspects to the heart of yoga. It illuminates and gives insight into the discovery of non-dogmatic forms and evolutionary approaches to meditation and spirituality.
Yoga Beyond Belief offers an original, integrative approach to body, mind, and spirit that is practical, inspiring, and full of valuable insights to enliven and inform anyone’s yoga practice. Ganga offers practical advice on how to incorporate traditional yoga philosophies into a modern-day yoga practice
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This book takes you into the mind of a noted renegade yogi. With humor and disarming honesty, Ganga explains the history and philosophy of yoga, and guides you with his own original and innovative approach to this ancient discipline. Yoga Beyond Belief is a unique, integrative approach to body, mind and spirit. It is practical, inspiring and full of valuable insights to enliven and inform the practice of both beginning and experienced students. I recommend it highly. – Andrew Weil, MD
Yoga Beyond Belief will strike a chord with anyone seeking a new level of awakening and freedom in yoga and in their lives. This book offers a flexible and modern perspective that is needed more than ever to meet and live in these times of accelerating change. – Sting
Ganga is the spearhead of a revolutionary evolution in the field of yoga. His endeavor has been: How to retain the old form and put new spirit into it? It also implies: How not to throw the baby out with the bathwater. – Swami Venkatesa
Yoga Beyond Belief weaves together science, spiritual inquiry, personal stories, and yoga practices into a tapestry that will serve students of self discovery in navigating their own unique path. – Jack Canfield, author of Chicken Soup for the Soul ®