Cover image for Yoga girl
Title:
Yoga girl
Author:
Brathen, Rachel, author.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
New York : Touchstone, [2015]
Physical Description:
158 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Summary:
"By the yoga instructor who inspires more than one million followers on Instagram every day. Part self-help and part memoir, Yoga Girl is an inspirational, full-color look at the adventure that took writer and yoga teacher Rachel Brathen from her hometown in Sweden to the jungles of Costa Rica and finally to a paradise island in the Caribbean that she now calls home. With more than one million followers on Instagram, Brathen shares pieces of her life with the world every day. In Yoga Girl, she gives readers an in-depth look at her journey from her self-destructive teenage years to the bohemian and beautiful life she's built through yoga and meditation in Aruba today. Featuring spectacular photos of Brathen practicing yoga in amazing tropical locales, along with step-by-step yoga sequences and simple recipes for a healthy, happy, and fearless lifestyle, reading Yoga Girl is like an armchair vacation to a Caribbean spa"--

"By the Instagram personality with nearly 1 million followers, an inspiring illustrated book about her chaotic journey from self-destructive teenager to a harmonic existence filled with yoga and meditation in Aruba"--
General Note:
Originally published in 2014 in Sweden by Bonnier Fakta.

Includes index.
Language:
English
Personal Subject:
ISBN:
9781501106767
Format :
Book

Available:*

Library
Call Number
Material Type
Home Location
Status
Central Library RA781.67 .B72 2015 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area
Searching...
Audubon Library RA781.67 .B72 2015 Adult Non-Fiction Open Shelf
Searching...
Crane Branch Library RA781.67 .B72 2015 Adult Non-Fiction Open Shelf
Searching...
Eggertsville-Snyder Library RA781.67 .B72 2015 Adult Non-Fiction Open Shelf
Searching...
Grand Island Library RA781.67 .B72 2015 Adult Non-Fiction Open Shelf
Searching...
Kenmore Library RA781.67 .B72 2015 Adult Non-Fiction Open Shelf
Searching...
Lancaster Library RA781.67 .B72 2015 Adult Non-Fiction Open Shelf
Searching...
Orchard Park Library RA781.67 .B72 2015 Adult Non-Fiction Open Shelf
Searching...
Julia Boyer Reinstein Library RA781.67 .B72 2015 Adult Non-Fiction Open Shelf
Searching...

On Order

Summary

Summary

By the yoga instructor who inspires more than one million followers on Instagram every day.

Whether she's practicing handstands on her stand-up paddleboard or teaching Downward-Facing Dog to the masses, Rachel Brathen-Instagram's @Yoga_Girl-has made it her mission to share inspirational messages with people from all corners of the world. In Yoga Girl , Brathen takes readers beyond her Instagram feed and shares her journey like never before-from her self-destructive teenage years in her hometown in Sweden to her adventures in the jungles of Costa Rica, and finally to the beautiful and bohemian life she's built through yoga and meditation in Aruba today.

Featuring spectacular photos of Brathen practicing yoga with breathtaking tropical backdrops, along with step-by-step yoga sequences and simple recipes for a healthy, happy, and fearless lifestyle- Yoga Girl is like an armchair vacation to a Caribbean spa.


Author Notes

Swedish native Rachel Brathen is an author, motivational speaker and international yoga teacher living in Aruba. After graduating school in Stockholm she traveled to Costa Rica and it was there where she incorporated yoga into her everyday life. She deepened her yoga practice started teaching. She moved to Central America where she explored the studies of yoga and spirituality. After moving to Aruba in 2010 she started teaching yoga full time.

Rachel is known for her inspirational inversion practice and adds arm balances and inverted poses to her classes. She leads workshops across the globe, focusing on headstands, arm balances and fearless living. She designs each class to energize the body and offer greater vitality. In 2015 her book Yoga Girl made the New York Times Best Seller List.

(Bowker Author Biography)


Excerpts

Excerpts

Yoga Girl Excerpted from Yoga Girl by Rachel Brathen All rights reserved by the original copyright owners. Excerpts are provided for display purposes only and may not be reproduced, reprinted or distributed without the written permission of the publisher.

Table of Contents

Introductionp. 1
Chapter 1 Yoga Every Damn Dayp. 2
Chapter 2 To love what is ahead, you must love what has come beforep. 20
Chapter 3 Not all those who wander are lostp. 46
Chapter 4 The body is a place for the soul to reside inp. 74
Chapter 5 Going with the flowp. 100
Chapter 6 Love over fearp. 118
Chapter 7 Moments of silencep. 140
Acknowledgmentsp. 156
Indexp. 158

Google Preview