Jessamyn Stanley is an internationally acclaimed yoga teacher. She is also the author of the book Every Body Yoga. She describes writing a book as an expression of your truth. She's not anything like you see on most yoga ads with the perfect body and asanas, standing on the mat in the middle of paradise. She represents everybody who doesn't see themselves reflected on the media.
What We Discuss with Jessamyn Stanley:
What got Jessamyn to write a book about yoga Who Jessamyn wishes to represent and why her book resonates most with people The importance of showing authenticity in the practice of yoga How the mental roadblocks in yoga are synonymous with life in general Writing a proposal vs. writing a book Different techniques she used in writing the book Saying that you still haven't figured it all out and that's okay Being blessed by having amazing editors, allowing her to speak her own voice The hardest part of writing having to talk about her mom's illness Being afraid of offending people who read your book vs. understanding not to make everyone comfortable all the time The parallels of yoga and writing - just show up!
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