Some of you may remember Elizabeth mentioning a book she was reading called Waking: A Memoir of Trauma and Transcendance by Matthew Sanford. Sanford is an Iyengar yoga teacher who has been paraplegic since age 13. The Body's Grace, Matthew Sanford's StoryHe says, ‘It took a devastating car accident, paralysis from the chest down and dependence on a wheelchair before I truly realized the importance of waking both my mind and my body.”

For those interested in seeing a video about Matthew Sanford’s story go here.

To get the book at the Bellingham Public Library go here.

To read his personal website, which is very interesting, go here.

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