Embodied Resilience through Yoga:

30 Mindful Essays About Finding Empowerment After Addiction, Trauma, Grief, and Loss

Topics of loss and hardship are often swept aside in conversations about mindfulness and yoga, but this remarkable book offers profound wisdom on how your practice can help you carry on during challenging times. Explore unique perspectives on trauma related to gender, identity, and body image. Discover uplifting messages of recovery, awakening, and belonging. This anthology encourages you to reconnect with your body and transform it into a trusted ally that provides strength you didn't realize you had.

30 Amazing Stories of Resilience to Help You Heal, Connect, and Thrive.

Featuring thirty personal essays about finding resilience through yoga, this inspiring book supports your journey to self-acceptance and empowerment. Susanna Barkataki, Zabie Yamasaki, Jan Adams, Michael Hayes, Amanda Huggins, Sarah Harry, Alli Simon, and many other renowned practitioners present extraordinary stories of overcoming addiction, working through trauma, and learning how to heal from grief.



Yoga and Body Image Coalition Shirts 


The Yoga and Body Image Coalition shirts are for yourself, a friend, teacher, or family member who loves (or who could benefit from) yoga. "Every body is a yoga body""This is what a yogi looks like"  AND "Love your body" shirts are an effort to challenge stereotypes about who practices yoga, who should practice yoga, and what a "yoga body" looks like. Help us make a difference. NOTE: Different styles offer S - 5XL Teespring ships internationally but prices are calculated in dollars. If you are having trouble, contact



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Yoga Rising:

30 Empowering Stories from Yoga Renegades for Every Body.

Yoga Rising is a collection of personal essays meant to support your journey toward self-acceptance and self-love. This follow-up to the groundbreaking book Yoga and Body Image features 30 contributors who share stories of major turning points. Explore how body image and yoga intersect with race and ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity, dis/ability, socioeconomic status, age, and size as part and parcel of culture and society.



Yoga and Body Image:

25 Personal Stories About Beauty, Bravery & Loving Your Body


In this incredible, first-of-its-kind book, twenty-five authors, including Alanis Morrisette, Seane Corn, Bryan Kest, and Dr. Sara Gottfried, discuss how yoga and body image intersect. With these inspiring personal stories, learn how yoga not only affects your body but also how it affects the way you feel about your body.Each author offers a unique perspective on how yoga has shaped his or her life and provides tips for using yoga to find self-empowerment and a renewed body image. By bringing together a diverse collection of voices that span the spectrum of human experience, this anthology will help you learn to love your body and embrace a healthy lifestyle.