Desiree Rumbaugh is an international yoga teacher with an unquenchable enthusiasm for life, love and healing. Desiree travels the world full-time sharing her compassion and her joy with others interested in the transformational power of yoga. She blends playful humor with an authentic inquiry in the nature of being in order to bring the ancient teachings of yoga wisdom into modern life. She is a registered teacher, an E-500 RYT, with 30 years of experience. Her yoga videos are carried by Gaia, Tint Yoga and YogaDownload.com. This is her first published book. You can find more information at www.DesireeRumbaugh.com. Michelle Marchildon is the Yogi Muse. She's an award-winning journalist, the author of three books on yoga, and a columnist. You can find her in Yoga Journal, Yoga International, Mantra Yoga and Health, Origin Magazine, Elephant Journal and Sports Illustrated.com. She is a certified yoga teacher, an E-500 RYT, and teaches in Denver, Colorado. You can find her blog and website on www.MichelleMarchildon.com. Cyndi Lee is a best-selling author and esteemed international yoga teacher. She is the first female Western yoga teacher to fully integrate yoga asana and Tibetan Buddhism in her practice and teaching. In 1998 she founded the OM yoga center in NYC, which became a mecca for yogis worldwide. When she's not on her mat, Cyndi writes and is a regular contributor to Yoga Journal, Shambhala Sun, Yoga International and Oprah magazine. She is the author of several books on yoga, most recently "May I Be Happy: A Memoir of Love, Yoga and Changing My Mind."
"Desiree is a teacher of depth, vulnerability, wisdom and soul,
and has had a rich life journey filled with wondrous joy and
unimaginable heartbreak. I am grateful to be able to rely on her
experience and thoughtfulness as a guide on the second half of this
journey." Seane Corn. "Desiree discovered the
outer form of yoga through diligence and discipline. She discovered
the inner form of yoga for survival due to intense grief. The
readers of this book will have the opportunity to discover both as
she lays out the magic and practicality of this art form called
yoga." Colleen Saidman. "You could not be in
better hands if you are looking to start a yoga practice in
midlife, than with these two wonderful teachers. I've known both
Desiree and Michelle for more than a decade and it's a pleasure to
grow older and better with them." Amy
Ippoliti."The book you hold in your hands will help
illumine your way to your own fulfilling practice, coming from a
strong, sensitive teacher whose greatest wish is to introduce you
to a nourishing relationship with your body, mind and spirit.
Elena Brower.Fearless After Fifty is a gem of
wisdom earned from a lifetime of exploring what it means to truly
grieve, truly love, to be authentically and fully human and to
celebrate life through all it presents. Enjoy! Bruce
Bowditch."Fearless after Fifty is an accurate,
honest, and much needed book on the realities of yoga and aging.
The truth is, no matter how fit you are in your twenties and
thirties, once you reach your fifties the "doorbell" of grace
rings. This book is a positive, uplifting message that it's not
game over, rather, it's game on!" Todd Norian.
"This a guidebook for growing older with dignity, to claiming one's own wisdom, and to becoming a warrior for the only fight that really matters - love." Christina Sell.Fearless after Fifty, has given students that are 50 and beyond the perfect resource to stay physically, emotionally, and mentally engaged with the yoga practice." Jason Crandell.