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Publisher: Stone Bridge Press (June 1, 2015)
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A YOGA MEMOIRAt thirty, Californian Leza Lowitz is unmarried and touring the realm, which fits her simply effective. Coming of age in Berkeley, California, through the sexual and feminist revolutions of the Seventies, she realized that marriage and relations might wait.Or might they?When Leza strikes to Japan and meets the fellow of her goals, her middle opens in methods she by no means idea attainable. yet she's nonetheless an interloper, and residential is much away. instead of fight to slot in, she opens a yoga studio and makes a house for others. Then, at forty-four, Leza and her jap husband search to adopt--in a rustic the place bloodlines are paramount and kin ties are nearly feudal of their cultural value. She travels to India to paintings on herself and again to California to accommodate her previous. whatever remains to be now not entire until eventually she learns that after you supply a bit like to a toddler, you get the total global in return.This inspiring memoir displays the author's deep connection to yoga. via instructing, meditation, and group, she transcends her struggles and embraces the fun of adoption and motherhood.Leza Lowitz lives in Tokyo together with her husband, the author Shogo Oketani, and their ten-year-old son. She has edited and released over seventeen books, many on Japan, and has run her personal yoga studio in Tokyo for a decade. She travels all through Japan and Asia to educate yoga and write. Her debut YA novel, Jet Black and the Ninja Wind, gained the 2013-2014 Asian/Pacific American Award in younger grownup Literature.