While we aren’t sure about this Crossfit hooey pooey, LL is hilarious and now published.
From Leaping Lanka:
‘ASHTANGA YOGA: Stories from Beyond the Mat’ IS OUT NOW
‘Ashtanga Yoga: Stories From Beyond the Mat’ is now on sale at Amazon: http://amzn.to/wQsTsL
It’s a collection of stories, essays, sketches, how-tos, and comedy bit-lets, all written during the last 10 years, and all relating to the practice of Ashtanga Yoga.
It’s one of the first of its kind in the Ashtanga community: no asana photos or “Intro to Yoga Philosophy 101,” just writings about Yoga filled with reverence, humor, and the occasional artfully employed f-bomb.
(Also, perhaps the occasional gratuitously employed f-bomb.)
The practice of this Yoga has profoundly changed my life — I hope I shared a glimmer of that in the pages of this book.
1. International Amazon
Unfortunately, at the moment I’m unable to list it on Amazon’s international sites. This means it’s still available to those outside the U.S., though you have to pay shipping.
HOWEVER: I have just found that Amazon UK does print-on-demand, and so I’m gonna get this ball rolling.
Please note: I am not changing any “whiles” to “whilsts” for my UK audience, though maybe I can work in “havin’ a slash” or “dogs bollocks” somehow.
2. Kindle, eBook, Versions
There will definitely be one. But not until March.
Publication Date: January 11, 2012
ASHTANGA YOGA: Stories from Beyond the Mat is not your typical “Yoga” book. Jason Stein skips the posture photos and Intro to Yoga Philosophy to explore personal topics in this frank, revealing, and often funny collection. The essays, sketches, notes, and how-tos contained here all address with reverence and humor the many ways a daily Ashtanga Yoga practice saturates life both on and off the mat. All content newly revised and rewritten, including: “White Elephant Versus Termite Practice” “How to Start a Mysore Program” “Ashtanga Yoga and Crossfit” “What First Series Taught Me” “The Agonies of Yoga Photos” “6-Pack Abs with Ashtanga!”