Yoga for Diabetes

Yoga for Diabetes

How to Manage your Health with Yoga and Ayurveda

Rachel Zinman

US $27.95/CAN $38.50

Yoga for Diabetes is a highly motivational and personalized guide to inspire readers to incorporate yoga into their daily diabetes management plan. Complete with questionnaire, inspiring photography and art, readers are gently guided to achieve better blood glucose levels, less stress and radiant health and well-being no matter what their age or level of experience.

Author Events

September 1, 2017 | Better Diabetes Management in Seven Days With Yoga [online course] Sign up here!
September 30, 2017 | 1:00–3:00 pm | OHSU Diabetes Health Center (Portland, OR)
October 1, 2017 | 3:00–5:30 pm | The Daya Foundation (Portland, OR)
October 5, 2017 | 7:00–9:00 pm | Parents Place (Paolo Alto, CA) [for Carb DM]
October 6, 2017 | 6:30–8:30 pm | Vibe Yoga (Redwood City, CA) [Benefit class for Beyond Type 1]
October 7, 2017 | 11:00 am |Book Passage (Corte Madera, CA)
October 8, 2017 | 2:00–5:00 pm | 4th Street Yoga (Berkeley, CA)
October 10, 2017 | 6:30–8:30 pm | Mystic Journey Bookstore (Los Angeles, CA)
October 13-15, 2017 | 7:00–8:00 am | Diabetes Sisters Weekend Women's Conference (Washington, D.C.)
October 21, 2017 | 2:00–4:00 pm | Aum Shanti Bookshop (New York, NY)
October 28, 2017 | 1:00–3:00 pm | Baltimore Yoga Village/Mt. Washington Studio (Baltimore, MD)
November 2, 2017 | 6:30–8:30 pm | Ishta Yoga (New York, NY)
November 4, 2017 | 1:00–3:30 pm | Princeton Yoga (Skillman, NJ)
November 9, 2017 | 7–8:30 pm | Phoenix & Dragon (Atlanta, GA)
November 11, 2017 | 1:00–3:30 pm | Sacred Thread Yoga (Atlanta, GA)
November 16, 2017 | 7 pm | Magers and Quinn (Minneapolis, MN)
November 18, 2017 | 2:00–4:00pm | Kula Yoga ( Minneapolis, MN)
November 19, 2017 | 1:00–3:00 pm (Living Wellness) | 3:30–5:00 pm (Yoga for Diabetes) | The Studio (Madison, WI)
December 2, 2017 | 1:00–4:00 pm | Full Circle ( Salt Lake City, UT)


Rachel Zinman is an internationally renowned yoga teacher and writer. She was diagnosed with diabetes in 2008. She started her Yoga For Diabetes blog to share with the diabetes online community how yoga has helped her manage diabetes.

Rachel’s articles on yoga and diabetes have been featured in Diabetes Daily, A Sweet Life, Insulin Nation, Beyond Type 1, Diabetes Counselling Online, Diabetes Alive, Veranda Magazine, Yoga Trail, Yoga4tv, Mind Body Green and DoYouYoga and most recently in the #1 bestseller, Unleash Your Inner Diabetes Dominator. She is a featured expert for several online resources for yoga and diabetes.


"I urge you to read this book and find out how easy it is to implement a powerful healing yoga practice in your life.” —Mark Whitwell, Yoga of Heart

"No matter what type of diabetes you have, knowing how to meet your needs through the various practices...can make a world of difference. I highly recommend this book for anyone wanting to manage their health and experience the profound healing nature of yoga." —Alan Finger, Ishta Yoga founder

"I love how Yoga for Diabetes [explores] the most complex issues related to diabetes and then simplifies this information and makes it accessible to everyone no matter what stage they’re in.” —Lisa Fitzpatrick, Sacred Women’s Business

"If you’re looking for the inspiration to feel more connected and appreciative of your body, and what it’s capable of, rather than feeling defeated and frustrated, Rachel and her yoga education will support you in that journey!” —Ginger Vieira, author & editorial director of

"Rachel’s lifelong passion for yoga, melded with her coming to terms with a diagnosis of type 1 diabetes as an adult, provides a profound service to those of us with diabetes." —Melitta Rorty, yoga practitioner and blogger on adult-onset diabetes

"This is far beyond a 'Yoga for Diabetes' book. This book is an absolute treasure. From her openness about her own journey and struggles, to her invaluable tools to help guide others, Rachel's book will not only touch your heart, it will help you find healing and balance in your own life. Whether you have diabetes or not, seek to practice yoga and/or Ayurveda or not, this book offers precious gifts everyone can grow from.” —Zippora Karz, author, The Sugarless Plum, Ballerina Dreams, and former soloist NYCB

"Rachel Zinman has produced a book that is compassionate, factual and inspiring: Yoga for Diabetes is a wonderful offering for the millions who have diabetes. It is an essential roadmap full of vital insights for diabetics and how they can benefit from the treasures of yoga, meditation and breath work. Skillfully guiding readers toward greater health and well being, Rachel dishes out invaluable information about Ayurveda and how it can best support you. Best of all, her kind and informative guidance will be easy to apply and benefit from, regardless of your previous exposure to yoga and Ayurveda." —Yogarupa Rod Stryker, founder of ParaYoga and author of The Four Desires: Creating a Life, of Purpose, Happiness, Prosperity, and Freedom

"If you are at all open or curious to learn about an ancient holistic way of healing and supporting the body, this book is for you. Zinman is clearly an expert and looks so glowingly healthy at 50 years old, one may wonder just how much benefit we too can get from incorporating some yoga into our lives." —Diabetes Daily


"Long a yoga enthusiast, Rachel made it her path to better diabetes management. It gives her increased insulin sensitivity, discipline, stress relief and a more positive outlook." —Huffington Post, "What The 'Forgotten Patient' Teaches Us"