Words About Now - James Brown

Words About Now

By James Brown

  • Release Date: 2015-10-05
  • Genre: Philosophy


A brand new translation of the text that’s been guiding yoga practices for 2500 years. Translated for easy reading without commentary, and with a handy interactive glossary of over 400 Sanskrit words and roots, this is a portable priceless tool for you to use to understand your practice and your self. 

Yoga practice works best when it happens as originally designed, practiced by individuals in the manner that suits them. Take charge of your practice with practical information about why people need something like yoga, including what works, how it works, and what to do when it doesn’t work.

Translated into easy to understand language so that you can use the Sutras in the way they were intended: putting them to immediate use in your practice and in your life in accordance with your own aims, intentions and resources.

About James Brown

By teaching precise asana technique, fluency in biomechanics, and the practical application of the Yoga Sutras, James presents asana as a way to make a happier life. 

James started teaching in Washington, DC in 1996, where he was American University’s first Adjunct Professor of Yoga and the private teacher to the family of Nobel Peace Prize winner Al Gore while he was Vice President of the United States.

In 2001 he started teaching at YogaWorks’ original Montana Avenue studio, where he helped develop YogaWorks’ teacher training curriculum, which he then introduced in foreign markets. He was YogaWorks’ Director of Yoga Content until December 2012 and is the founder of American Yoga School.

“A miracle worker … a welcome antidote to the Brentwood mom-style classes that seem to dominate Los Angeles. -W Magazine

A master of Ashtanga yoga ... a guru for now.” -Rolling Stone 

“The best yoga teacher in the world.” -Flea, The Red Hot Chili Peppers

“James Brown is passionate about yoga, and his instruction is clear, easy to follow, and fun. His courses focus on providing tools that facilitate a more informed experience of yoga asana. I highly recommend them to teachers and practitioners alike.” -Maty Ezraty, Founder of YogaWorks