Integral Yoga® Publications is pleased to announce the release of our latest book: Practicing the Yoga Sutras: A Personal Study Guide & Journala faithful companion to the profound teachings found in the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali. Now available on Amazon in softcover. Ebooks are also now available here: ePub.

Yoga has long been recognized as a powerful tool for personal growth and well-being. Author Carroll Ann Friedmann takes readers on a deep exploration of the core principles of Yoga as elucidated by Patanjali in an accessible way that helps unlock the secrets to inner peace.

With insightful commentary, thought-provoking exercises, and reflective prompts, Practicing the Yoga Sutras empowers readers to integrate these timeless teachings into one’s personal practice. It utilizes the sutra translations and definitions from The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali: Translation and Commentary by Sri Swami Satchidananda (also from Integral Yoga® Publications) is its perfect companion study guide and journal.

In addition to being a study guide and offering a journaling experience with questions for reflection, it may also be used fruitfully in Yoga teacher training, helping students and teachers connect to each other and to Yoga philosophy. Study guides for groups are included. Readers may also learn to chant each sutra using additional material found on the book’s website.

This book is designed to take readers into a deep and very personal encounter with this text. It will support their practice of Yoga and their personal development whether they are a novice or seasoned practitioner.

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About the Author:

Carroll Ann Friedmann, BA, MDiv, E-RYT500, was educated at Vanderbilt University, Princeton Theological Seminary, and the University of Virginia. She received Yoga training at the Integral Yoga® Academy at Satchidananda Ashram–Yogaville (Buckingham, Virginia). She also studied at the K. Pattabhi Jois Ashtanga Yoga Institute with Saraswathi Jois and the Anantha Research Foundation with Dr. M. A. Jayashree and Sri M. A. Narasimhan in Mysore, Karnataka, India. She currently studies and practices Yoga under the guidance of Richard Freeman, Mary Taylor, Ty Landrum, and other classical teachers. She and her husband, Liam Buckley are devotees of Sri Swami Satchidananda and live in Charlottesville, Virginia, where they own and direct Ashtanga Yoga Charlottesville and the Ivy Yoga School.

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Distributed through Baker & Taylor and the book is also available wherever books are sold.