"I just finished Maya's book and I want to congratulate her because I
think it's the most interesting, happy, inspirational yoga book I ever read
concerning the problems of REAL LIFE."
Gina (Ioanna) Zohiou,
In YOGA FOR REAL LIFE, I have written a book that brings yoga principles, based on Kundalini,
into all aspects of your everyday life.
As you may know Kundalini is a very direct form of yoga with an immediate effect, combining
movement, breathing and chanting to energise the body and relax the mind, while strengthening
the body's nervous and immune system.
I have written a book which introduces the principles, whilst telling my story, and revealing
the secrets of Kundalini Yoga which have helped me and my students to manage the stresses and
strains of everyday life and to face the challenges that most of us encounter at some stage
in our lives.
Through a lively combination of yoga poses and exercises, recipes, massage tips, mantras and
my own story, I try to show how yoga practice and philosophy can effectively be incorporated
into your daily routine.
YOGA FOR REAL LIFE is a book for your handbag, your desk and your bedside table: an
indispensable guide to getting the most from your daily life - for the rest of your
Does your life feel out of balance?
Would you like to be more relaxed, more able to cope calmly with the stresses
of everyday living?
Do you long for more time in your day, to do things without rushing?
Or for a better, deeper relationship with your partner, your family, your
Would you like to look and feel younger, more vibrant and alive?
I believe that Kundalini Yoga can do all of this for you and more.
It is something you can introduce easily into a busy life, and it will give you
more energy, more creativity, more fun and real peace. What's more, you'll start
to feel its benefits almost immediately.
It has changed my life immeasurably for the better, and I know it can change
For me, it is the secret of true joy.