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9781608870769

Contact Yoga The Seven Points of Connection and Relationship

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  • ISBN13:

    9781608870769

  • ISBN10:

    1608870766

  • Edition: Reprint
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2012-05-01
  • Publisher: Mandala Publishing

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Summary

In Contact Yoga, Tara Guber presents the inspiring vision and philosophy of yoga created to inform and enhance your relationships with friends, lovers, and yoga partners. Grounded in traditional yoga postures, the Contact Yoga method explores that mysterious and dynamic edge where two people connect—physically, emotionally, and spiritually.

Contact Yoga offers valuable insight into the emotional and energetic dynamics of relationship, breaking down the barriers that keep us separated and putting us more deeply in touch with our partners and ourselves. Whether practicing with friends, classmates, coworkers, yoga partners, or lovers, the method opens the pathway to more successful and fulfilling relationships.

In this unique book, Tara Guber is joined by internationally recognized yogis and film and television personalities who reveal—for the camera—their intimate experiences of relationship as evoked by Contact Yoga. Through these candid moments, we are brought inside the practice, as these individuals relate how
Contact Yoga stretches, expands, and enhances their lives.

Even someone who does not practice yoga will find the philosophy informative and inspirational. Contact Yoga is direct, practical, and effective—a “real world” encounter with a practice that produces immediate results for a physical, emotional, and spiritual body that will transform your daily life.

Author Biography

For eight years, Tara Guber served as president of Education First!, a non-profit organization that addresses the crisis in American education through fundraising and advocacy. A twenty-eight-year practitioner of yoga, a teacher, producer, and philanthropist, Guber is the founder of Yoga Ed., a nationally recognized yoga program for schools. Tara Guber resides in Los Angeles with her husband Peter, the CEO of Mandalay Entertainment, and her children. Anodea Judith is one of the world’s foremost authorities on the integration of Eastern teachings and Western psychology. Author of numerous works, including the best-selling Wheels of Life and Eastern Body, Western Mind, she lives in the San Francisco Bay Area. Deepak Chopra is the best-selling author of The Book of Secrets, Perfect Weight and The Chopra Center Herbal Handbook as well as numerous other works.

Table of Contents

Prefacep. 8
Forewordp. 10
Indroduction: Tara Lynda Guber. My Journey into Contactp. 12
Contact: Background and Guidelines
The Seven Points of Contactp. 18
Points, Postures & Practicep. 24
Points in Practicep. 30
General Guidelines for Approaching Contactp. 34
Creating A Sacred Spacep. 36
The Seven Points in Practice
The First Point of Contact: Trustp. 42
The Second Point of Contact: Passionp. 56
The Third Point of Contact: Commitmentp. 74
The Fourth Point of Contact: Lovep. 90
The Fifth Point of Contact: Communicationp. 108
The Sixth Point of Contact: Visionp. 120
The Seventh Point of Contact: Unionp. 138
The Contact Yogisp. 160
Acknowledgmentsp. 164
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