• Author Appearance: Kelly DiNardo

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    Name: Author Appearance: Kelly DiNardo
    Date: September 30, 2018
    Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM EDT
    Event Description:

    Kelly DiNardo will read from her latest book, LIVING THE SUTRAS, which breaks down the philosophy behind classical yoga, at Bards Alley on Sunday, September 30, 2:00 pm.

    In its highest form, yoga is a practice for your body and your mind. LIVING THE SUTRAS brings the wisdom of classical yoga philosophy into your life in an accessible and relevant way. THE YOGA SUTRAS, a foundational text of yoga philosophy and practice, written by the guru Patanjali over two thousand years ago, are made up of 196 aphorisms that offer potent teachings on how to deal with loss and pain, and guidance on how to lead a healthy and fulfilling life. Kelly DiNardo and Amy Pearce-Hayden offer an entrée to this yoga training for the mind and spirit by introducing a sutra or group of sutras on a related theme, providing a brief commentary, and writing prompts to allow you to reflect on and apply the meaning of the sutras to your life. The book is at once an introduction to the classical philosophy, a quick guide for students and teachers, and an active self-study that helps you to engage with yoga wisdom in a deeply personal way. 

    Kelly DiNardo is a journalist who started a consistent yoga practice when she was procrastinating on a writing assignment. Parked on a yoga mat, she cleared her writer’s block and developed a new passion. DiNardo was first certified to teach yoga through YogaFit in 2003 and later went on to receive her 200-hour RYT through Living Yoga Teacher Training. In 2009 she opened Past Tense yoga studio in Washington, DC. The popular studio has won several local awards including the Washington City Paper‘s Best of Yoga Studios. (For more information about Kelly, visit the author’s website.) 

    Off the mat, DiNardo is the author of GILDED LILI: LILI ST. CYR and the STRIPTEASE MYSTIQUE, which earned a starred review from Publishers Weekly. As a freelance journalist she has written for several national publications including the New York Times, the Washington Post, USA Today, O: The Oprah Magazine, Shape, Health, Glamour, and others. 

    This event is free to attend with no reservation required. Seats are available on a first come, first served basis.

    See all of our author appearances, or our full calendar of events.

    Location:
    Bards Alley
    110 Church Street NW
    Vienna, VA 22180
    Date/Time Information:
    Sunday, September 30, 2:00 pm
    Contact Information:
    (571) 459-2653
    Fees/Admission:
    $0
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