Yoga beyond Fitness offers a bridge to yoga's serious meaning for the millions who use it for exercise but want more. It traces America's love affair with yoga while offering an overview of diverse teachings. Through its colorful stories of ordinary people, we, too, can learn to embrace yoga's underlying promise-which extends far beyond a flatter abdomen in helping us live with deeper purpose, greater awareness, and even a bit more grace.
Tom Pilarzyk, Ph.D., is a college administrator and registered yoga instructor who has practiced yoga for twenty years. With a doctorate in the social sciences, he has published articles in numerous scholarly journals and popular magazines.