Which Way is Life
Which Way is Life? is designed to help busy, overworked, stressed out people find their way to a more balanced, healthier, inspired life. Two times a week host Bill Klaproth will interview trendsetting doctors, fitness professionals, life coaches, meditation experts and more in a quest for transformational discovery and positive change.

Ep64 - Yoga Doesn't Require a Certain Body Type: Lauren Lipton

From the Show: Which Way is Life
Summary: Why you don’t need a “yoga body” to do do yoga, and real stories of yoga and transformation with Lauren Lipton.
Air Date: 6/1/17
Duration: 23:03
Host: Bill Klaproth
Guest Bio: Lauren Lipton, Author
Lauren LiptonLauren Lipton is the author of Yoga Bodies: Real People, Real Stories & the Power of Transformation, a collection of photographs and interviews of over 80 yogis of all ages, shapes and skill levels. She's freelance journalist who has written about wellness, style and travel for the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, Town & Country, Allure and numerous other publications. She has been practicing yoga for six years and will receive her 200-hour yoga teaching certification in June. She lives in New York.

What You’ll Learn in this Episode:

  • Why you don’t need a “yoga body” to do yoga.
  • What is it about yoga that people just don’t seem to get?
  • What are the main benefits of yoga?
  • How to choose a yoga studio?
  • The value of developing a "yoga party trick."
  • One of her favorite stories in the book.
  • What is transformative about yoga.
  • More from her book Yoga Bodies: Real People, Real Stories & the Power of Transformation.

High Five Highlights:

  • What made you want to write this book? I want the entire world to do yoga and show them that they can.
  • What is your favorite yoga pose? Handstand. I love to be upside down
  • What has yoga meant to your life? It has completely changed the kind of person I am. It has transformed me.
  • Do you have a favorite quote or book you can share? “The restraint of the modification of the mind stuff is yoga,” which means yoga is basically the quieting of the chattering of the brain.
  • "Finish this sentence: “Throughout my life the most important thing I’ve learned is...” That everything gets better over time, with perspective.

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