November 4, 2011

Global Launch Events for The Poetry of Yoga (11.11.11)

We are just Days away from the Global Launch of The Poetry of Yoga.

Volume 1 of this Anthology Set comes out on 11.11.11 (November 11, 2011) and contains the writing of over 120 yogi(ni) poets from 16 countries. Release events are taking place all over.  You can view directly on our website here http://bit.ly/sLAUQP.  If you want to organize a reading or release event at your local studio email: [email protected] and we can help you coordinate with promotional materials and books!  The event DOES NOT have to be on 11.11.11 (so you’ve still got time to organize:)  For more information you can also visit:  www.ThePoetryOfYoga.com

Here are some main features being organized by some of our published authors:

Integral Yoga Institute will host an event entitled “Mystical Yoga Poetry: Visions of the Beyond” on Saturday, November 19th, from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m., at 770 Dolores St., San Francisco, CA 94110.  Contact email: [email protected].


Friday, November 11, 2011
7:30–11:11 pm

Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health
57 Interlaken Road
Stockbridge, MA 01262

Within our lifetime, we will never again experience another day like this one. It is the only day left in this millennium when there is only one number, the mirror of One within eleven providing a moment of attunement to the underlying pulse of unity.

Join us for a Friday evening dedicated to The Poetry of Yoga book launch open to all Kripalu guests, staff, and volunteers. From 7:30–11:11 pm, we will move, breathe, and chant as One with yoga trance dance led by Shiva Rea with the KDZ: The Kripalu Drummers and local legend John de Kadt. We will flow into internal contemplation of the One through mystic poetry of the world’s spiritual traditions and our own individual and collective poem, leading into 108 rounds of mantra japa.  Individual and collective poetic contemplations with Shiva, John, HawaH and other The Poetry of Yoga authors as they read poems from the newly released book.


A Silent Meditation followed by a Poetry Reading will take place at Yoga by the Way on Calle 26 between 5th and 10th Aves. in Playa del Carmen, Mexico, beginning at 11:11 a.m. on 11.11.11.  See the details on Facebook.


ETHOS Center for Yoga & Therapeutic Arts will host a Poetry Reading on Friday, December 9th, from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at 113 S. Saginaw St., Holly, MI 48442.  Contact Beth Haist at [email protected] for further details.


A Unique Yoga, Poetry and Music Experience will be led by Eva Kroes at Delight Yoga, Weteringschans 53, 1017 RW, Amsterdam, on 11.11.11 from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.  For details, go to www.delightyoga.nl.


“Creatively Inspired: The Poetry of Yoga Book Release and Open Mic” will be held at Studio 34 Yoga Healing Arts, 4532 Baltimore Ave., Philadelphia, PA  19143 on 11.11.11 from 7:00 to 10:00 p.m.  This free event will include a yoga class led by Brittany Policastro with music by Steve Groff, delicious food, readings from The Poetry of Yoga, and an open stage for music, poetry, dancing, storytelling, and sharing your heart!  For more details, go to http://www.facebook.com/home.php#!/event.php?eid=169670106454935.


Yoga Dharma’s book launch celebration will include book signing by Poetry of Yoga contributor Sue Cook, plus drinks, nibbles, music, some meditation, a bit of chanting, and–most importantly–friends reading a selection of these amazing poems!  The event will take place on 11.11.11 from 7:30 until 9:30 p.m at 129 Southchurch Rd., Southend on Sea, Essex SS1 2NW.  For more information, email Martin at [email protected].


The Poetry of Yoga (Volume 1, Book Cover)




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