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The kirtan phenomenon Wah!, who has put out almost a dozen recordings on the Wah! Music label, now has lent her name to a new style of yoga. And she’s put the essence of Wah! Yoga down on paper here
in her new book.
The self-published work, transcribed from her lectures and talks at concerts, serves as an asana
practice and self-care manual, an autobiography, and an introduction to chant and yoga wisdom. It’s clear
early on in the book that Wah! Yoga embraces the philosophies of Anusara Yoga, Kundalini Yoga, and Swami
Satyananda’s Bihar Yoga.The book also includes beautiful line drawings that illustrate her playful take on
yogic theories and alignment principles.
While the writing is crystal clear, the book is somewhat haphazard in organization—readers may
become frustrated with Wah!’s stream-of-consciousness approach to her teaching. Her photographed yoga
sequences showcase her strength and dexterity but lack focus as they patch together poses from different
Advanced yogis may find it all a bit amateurish, but fans of Wah!’s devotional music, beginning
students, and connoisseurs of the sound current will find Dedicating Your Life to Spirit both
endearing and inspiring.
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