Christy Turlington is a serious yoga practitioner who has been practicing for over Living Yogais suitable for people of all levels, from those who are trying yoga. Now in paperback, the revealing and instructional book in which Christy Turlington shares her passion for yoga and the impact it has had on her life — both. Synopsis. Christy Turlington discovered yoga at the age of 18 and has been a serious practitioner for 15 years. Suited for practitioners at all levels, Living Yoga .

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Living Yoga: Creating a Life Practice – Christy Turlington – Google Books

Your account has been reactivated. And the writing is great. Creating a Life Practice by Christy Turlington. Ships from and sold by Amazon.

Living Yoga: Creating A Life Practice – Christy Turlington – Google Books

There was a problem filtering reviews right now. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. From Publishers Weekly Supermodel Turlington, whose angelic face has graced the pages of Vogue, Elle yoa other fashion glossies since the s, has lately been lending her image to a more profound pursuit: Open Preview See a Problem?

It’s a fast read since Turlington’s style of writing is really engaging.

She shares turlinghon bit of personal information about her modeling career, her father’s death from lung cancer and her relationship with her sisters, and includes the obligatory photographs of her scantily clad self doing salamba sirsasana headstand and bakasana crow pose.


I picked up this book thinking it would be a good introduction to yoga. It doesn’t hurt that I’ve always been fascinated by freakishly beautiful people, so Turlington’s life stories are totally compelling to me.

We’ve sent you an email with instructions to create a new password. Ships from and sold by OK Stuff. Classics Hardcover Agatha Christie Books. Discover what to read next. Well then don’t ask a runway model to teach you how to reach enlightenment of mind and soul right?

Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. There’s a lot to digest here, between the historical and technical explanations about yoga and Eastern philosophy and the anecdotal asides from Turlington’s life, but the book’s clean, Zen-like layout and simple prose help make it accessible.

How about a prostitute for advice on marriage longevity? Scientific Keys, Volume II. Lavishly illustrated and suited for practitioners of all levels, Living Yoga explores the eight tenets of yoga, including the various postures.

A good starting off point for anyone intersted in enriching their basic knowledge and practice of yoga, but it should be followed up with actual asanas and techniques for the serious practitioner. Get to Know Us. Creating a Life Practice Health and fitness.

I consent to the collection, use, maintenance, and disclosure of my information in accordance with the Postmedia’s Privacy Policy. Didn’t really like the book because it didn’t really teach me anything new.

Would you go to a crackhead for financial advice? Christy Turlington discovered yoga at the chriety of 18 and has been a serious practitioner for 15 years.

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LIVING YOGA: Creating a Life Practice

Aug 13, G. My favorite parts were when she incorporated yoga into specific stories of her life. This book is about her fascinating spiritual journey. This isn’t a book of exercise routines, although it does show yoga poses. She talks about the origins of yoga, pilgrimages, breath, Ayurveda and compassion to name a few.


Living Yoga: Creating a Life Practice

Ultimately, I did come away from Living Yoga feeling inspired about yoga and about life, but I also felt a reminder of how easily the ego can “co-opt” spiritual ideas and experiences; that desire to Be Somebody that someone like Turlington has been driven by and benefited from most of her life can be parlayed into turlingtob new Image, a new Somebody in the form of a Yogi, a Spiritual Seeker, a Do-Gooder.

A Lots of great stuff in here; def a bunch of stuff I already knew, but I love the layout, her story was good part memoir-ish. If modelling, particularly an admirable outlook on life and a healthy lifestyle, is her profession, then she’s taken it to the next level.

This book is part memoir, part yoga practice and theory with good information on the history of the practice. The book isn’t instructional or technical at all, it is more a highly personal meditation on yoga, Ayurveda, and the fusion of the spirit with the physical in general.