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.

(photo credit:http://blog.onbeing.org/post/647709850/a-fluid-connection-severed-and-united-krista)

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