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Author Lorr, Benjamin.

Title Hell-bent : obsession, pain, and the search for something like transcendence in competitive yoga / Benjamin Lorr.

Publisher New York : St. Martin's Press, c2012.
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Edition 1st ed.
Description viii, 312 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Summary Traces the author's journey through the world of competitive yoga, documenting his fantastical encounters with athletic prodigies, celebrities and hucksters while visiting studios throughout the country and while competing at the elite National Yoga Asana Championship.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (p. [283]-310)
Contents A Short Note on Folk Singing and the Space Between Solutions -- Prologue: Bombproof? -- It Never Gets Any Easier (If You Are Doing It Right) -- The Living Curriculum -- Not Dead Yet! -- Like Kool-Aid for Water -- Sickness of the Infinitude -- All Lies Are Aspirational -- Finding Balance.
Subject Lorr, Benjamin.
Yoga -- Philosophy.
Extreme sports.
Call # 613.7046 LORR
ISBN 9780312672904 : HRD
031267290X : HRD
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