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Sophia Rising

Explore the Spiritual Side of Your Yoga Practice

Sophia Rising: Awakening Your Sacred Wisdom Through Yoga by Monette Chilson
BookWoman
6:30 p.m.

Author & yogini Monette Chilson will read from and discuss her award-winning book, Sophia Rising: Awakening Your Sacred Wisdom Through Yoga (Bright Sky Press, 2013) at BookWoman, Austin’s legendary feminist bookstore. Her talk will focus on using the practice of yoga as a spiritual tool for recovering the lost feminine divine. Books will be available for sale and signing following the discussion.

Monette Chilson has practiced yoga on and off the mat for more than twenty years and is passionate about the melding of faith and yoga. Her book, Sophia Rising: Awakening Your Sacred Wisdom Through Yoga (Bright Sky Press, 2013), was awarded the 2013 Illumination Book Award gold medal for the spirituality genre. She’s written for Yoga Journal, Integral Yoga Magazineelephant journalOm Times and Christian Yoga Magazine. She lectures and leads workshops at yoga conferences, spiritual gatherings and other venues. Monette holds a master’s degree in communication from the University of Houston and lives in Houston with her husband and two children. Connect on Twitter and Instagram (@MonetteChilson) or explore her work at www.SophiaRisingYoga.com.