Art & Entertainment | Book Reviews | Education | Entertainment Video | Health | Lifestyle | Sport | Sport Video | Search

 


Kiwi Author launches New Yoga Book at Yoga Festival

Kiwi Author launches New Yoga Book at Yoga Festival

Kawai Purapura Retreat Centre is excited to announce the official launch of ‘Forty Days of Yoga - Breaking down the barriers to a home yoga practiceat the second annual International Yoga Conference and Festival. Author Kara-Leah Grant is a New Zealand yoga teacher and writer, and the publisher of New Zealand’s online yoga magazine The Yoga Lunchbox.

“It’s a coup for us to have Kara-Leah launch her book at the festival,” says festival organizer Dyana Wells. “We’ve got 40 international teachers and spiritual masters over four days of events at the conference. Launching a book adds another dimension for all the conference attendees.”

Far more than a how-to book, Forty Days of Yoga, doesn’t tell readers where to put their feet in downward dog or their hips in warrior one. Instead, Kara-Leah skillfully shares a deeper understanding of the essence of yoga while using worksheets that prompt readers to challenge the ideas that prevent them from practicing yoga daily.

“I’m honoured that Kawai Purapura has invited me to launch my book at the Conference,“ says Kara-Leah. “What better place to launch a yoga book than at a Conference with hundreds of dedicated yoga teachers and students? It will be a wonderful opportunity to meet many of the loyal Lunchbox readers and talk to people about a home yoga practice. That’s my passion - to give people the tools and strategies they need to practice yoga at home regularly.”

Kara-Leah has had a consistent and regular home yoga practice for the past eight years and has used it to heal from chronic back issues and recover from two episodes of psychosis.

“Practicing yoga made an enormous difference in my life during very difficult times. I know intimately how difficult it can be to find time to practice. It’s not enough to say ‘I want to practice yoga at home’,” says Kara-Leah. “You need to assess your life, observe your mind and design a strategy that supports your needs. Otherwise, yoga just becomes one more thing to do on your never-ending to-do list.”

You can meet Kara-Leah on Friday 29 March at the 2nd International Yoga Conference and Festival. Set in 19 acres of native bush and with two days of family-friendly activities, Kawai Purapura’s festival is a unique chance to meet teachers and other yoga practitioners, all in one place at one time.

Forty Days of Yoga - Breaking down the barriers to a home yoga practice’ official release date is April 1st. It will be available for sale at the Conference.

ENDS

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
Culture Headlines | Health Headlines | Education Headlines

 

Caracals: Small Cats With Big Ears Arrive At Wellington Zoo

Visitors to Wellington Zoo will be able to see New Zealand’s first Caracals in the Zoo’s new Grassland Cats habitat, with a special visitor opening day on Saturday 27 September. More>>

Gordon Campbell: Classics - Tales From Moominvalley
Can’t speak for the reading end of it but the Moomins ( or maybe the story about Margaret Wise Brown) were the most enjoyable subject to think about and write about during these whole first 50 issues of Werewolf. For that reason – and because the Moomins always reward re-reading – I’ve decided to reprint it. The only added element is a link to an interesting hour long documentary about Tove Jansson. More>>

ALSO:

Repping In The Pacific: All Blacks And Manu Samoa To Play Historic Apia Test

The All Blacks will play Manu Samoa in Apia on Wednesday 8 July next year as part of both teams’ preparations for Rugby World Cup 2015. More>>

ALSO:

Monarchy: Duke And Duchess Of Cambridge Are Expecting Second Child

Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are very pleased to announce that The Duchess of Cambridge is expecting their second child. More>>

ALSO:

2015: Elton John Plans Wellington Show

After nine years, Elton John and his band will return to Westpac Stadium, Wellington for one spectacular concert! The November 21, 2015 concert will feature iconic hits and classic album tracks from throughout his incredible five-decade career... More>>

Book Awards: Jill Trevelyan's Story Of Peter McLeavey Is Book Of The Year

The story of Wellington art dealer Peter McLeavey and his gallery has won the prestigious New Zealand Post Book of the Year 2014 in a glittering ceremony in Wellington. More>>

ALSO:

Scoop Review Of Books: King Richard

Simon Nathan reviews 'Richard Seddon, King of God’s Own': My father grew up in Wellington during Seddon’s premiership... I can recall him standing under the Seddon statue in the grounds of parliament and telling me that Seddon had more backbone than Sid Holland and all his cabinet colleagues put together.. More>>

8 October: Miley Cyrus Bangerz Tour Coming To Auckland!

Dainty Group announced today that global superstar Miley Cyrus will bring her BANGERZ TOUR to New Zealand in October this year. This will be Miley’s first ever visit to New Zealand and there will only be one Auckland show before she takes her tour to Australia. More>>

ALSO:

Get More From Scoop

 
 

LATEST HEADLINES

 
 
 
 
Culture
Search Scoop  
 
 
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news