Connecting and Coexisting with Animals Through Asana with Alison Zak

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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.” Her book is a moving and urgent call for us to remember our connection to the natural world.

Wild Asana is the next selection for the Yogaland Book Club, which I host on Substack.

I hope you will join us! You can sign up for the book club: and Alison will join us in the club on October 24th.

Current offerings

Jason and I are hosting a free live webinar on Thursday, August 31st, 2023 at 9am Pacific.

The topic is: Yoga Teacher Training as Self-Transformation. Please save your seat here. (Once you register you will be sent a replay if you’re unable to attend live.)

Jason will begin the next cohort of his 200-hour YTT in October and will leave time at the end of the webinar to go over the details and answer questions you may have. You can learn more about that training here:

Train with Jason online or in-person in 2024!

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