Mindfulness Yoga - Praise

The Awakened Union of Breath, Body, and Mind


368 pages, 8.25 x 10 inches


ISBN 9780861713356

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“Boccio shows that Buddhist practice is itself a form of yoga, presenting a meditational approach to asana practice.”—Yoga Journal

“A must-have for all mindfulness practitioners who also practice or teach yoga.”—The Mindfulness Bell

“The author invites practitioners of yoga and meditation to experience yoga’s poses as occasions for mindulness meditation. This relationship is both novel and logical. A welcome and ambitious synthesis. “—Publishers Weekly

“I highly recommend this book...elegant, lucid, astonishingly comprehensive, thoroughly accessible, designed—refreshingly—for real human beings! Bravo!”—Stephen Cope, senior Kripalu Yoga teacher and author of Yoga and the Quest for the True Self

“It’s about time somebody wrote this!”—Jon Kabat-Zinn, author of Wherever You Go, There You Are

“In Mindfulness Yoga, Frank Boccio inspires us to join those who have walked the integrated path of yoga and mindfulness with a true teacher’s voice of clarity, compassion and common sense.”—Cyndi Lee, author of OM Yoga and founder of OM Yoga Center

“A terrific book for both meditators and new yoga students. Highly recommended.”—Josh Baran, author of 365 Nirvana Here and Now

“Clear, intelligent, and much-needed. I’m delighted Frank Jude Boccio wrote this book. I now have something to recommend to my students.”—Larry Rosenberg, Founder of the Cambridge Insight Meditation Center and author of Breath by Breath

“A wonderful and invaluable book!”—Wendy Cook, Yeshe Yoga instructor and director of Kurukulla Center for Tibetan Buddhist Studies

“A book to be savored.”—Martha Stoodley, Yoga Instructor

“Anyone seeking to live a richer and more awakened life will be served by this wise and gentle book.”—Melissa Blacker, MA, co-director of Professional Training and Senior Teacher, Stress Reduction Program, Center for Mindfulness in Medicine, Health Care and Society, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA.

“Boccio persuasively argues that Buddhism IS yoga. His explanation of the Four Noble Truths is the best I have read, and his advice, in general, is sound and subtle. Mindfulness Yoga helped my practice.”—Chronogram

“Boccio reminds us to focus not just on the physical postures but also on what they teach us about the deepest truth of our lives. This is a welcome approach at a time when yoga is too often seems as just another way to get fit. ... The most erudite of the recent offerings.”—Tricycle

Mindfulness Yoga, with its warm, accessible style, is the first good introduction to yoga from a Buddhist standpoint, seamlessly integrating the Buddha’s teachings on the Four Foundations of Mindfulness with traditional asana yoga practice.”—Branches of Light

“GRADE: A. A delightful introduction to the Buddhist spirituality which has enhanced yoga through the centuries. Boccio’s lessons are clear, cogent and precise, and Mindfulness Yoga is a highly recommended guide to self-empowerment.”—EDGE Boston

Mindfulness Yoga is a great inspiration for any yoga practitioner.”—Mountain Record: The Zen Practitioner’s Journal