Connecting and Coexisting with Animals Through Asana with Alison Zak

Today's conversation is with Alison Zak, who recently published her first book, "Wild Asana: Animals, Yoga, and Connecting Our Practice to the Natural World." Zak's unique nature memoir artfully weaves together her personal stories, ecological context, and yoga asana. Her book is a moving and urgent call for us to remember our connection to the natural world. As Zak says, "We're more alike than different from even the animals that might seem quite different from ourselves, like a scorpion or a fish."

Wild Asana is the next selection for the Yogaland Book Club, which I host on my Substack. You can sign up for the book club: and Alison will join us on October 24th. 

Other announcements: Jason and I are hosting a webinar this Thursday, August 31st on the topic of Yoga Teacher Training as Self-Transformation. You can register for this free live webinar here:

He'll leave some time at the end for questions and a brief overview of his upcoming online 200-hour teacher training program.

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