Jessamyn Stanley Discusses 'Every Body Yoga' at The Seattle Public Library April 21
release date: 04/12/2017
Internationally-recognized yoga teacher Jessamyn Stanley will discuss her book "Every Body Yoga," a body-positive approach to yoga, with local writer and yoga teacher Nicole Tsong from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Friday, April 21 at the Central Library, 1000 Fourth Ave., Level 1, Microsoft Auditorium, 206-386-4636 .
Library events are free and open to the public. Registration is not required. Parking is available in the Central Library garage for $6 after 5 p.m.
Known for combining a deep understanding of yoga with a willingness to share her personal struggles, Stanley now shares her body-positive and emotionally-uplifting approach to yoga in a book that will help readers of all body-types to discover the power of yoga.
Stanley conducts yoga workshops across the country, teaching students of all shapes, sizes and colors how to make yoga a permanent part of their lives. A rising media favorite who first gained notice on Instagram, Stanley has been profiled and featured by a wide range of international and national news outlets, including Good Morning America, New York, Glamour, Shape, Al Jazeera English, the Huffington Post, The Daily Mail, The Sunday Times Style and People, among others. She won a 2016 Shortie Award honoring excellence in social media in the Healthy Living Category. She lives in Durham, North Carolina.
Tsong writes the weekly fitness column, "Fit for Life," in The Seattle Times' Pacific NW magazine. She is also the author of two books, "Yoga for Hikers" and "Yoga for Climbers." Tsong teaches yoga classes around Seattle, mentors and trains new yoga teachers, and also taught kids yoga for three years at the White House Easter Egg Roll. A journalist for nearly a decade at The Seattle Times and the Anchorage Daily News, Tsong remains a writer at heart. Tsong also serves as president of the board for Yoga Behind Bars, a Seattle-based nonprofit that offers yoga classes to 4,000 prisoners annually in Washington state.