Sink into Meditation Meditation for the Love of It: Enjoying Your Own Deepest Experience By Sally Kempton, Forward by: Elizabeth Gilbert Sounds True (July 1, 2011), 365 pages Meditation for the Love of It is a spiritual trove of information. This book is suited for both the newbie or the experienced meditator. Sally’s book will help you establish your […]
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Deepen Your Yoga Practice with Language The Language of Yoga: Complete A to Y Guide to Asana Names, Sanskrit Terms, and Chants By Nicolai Bachman Sounds True (July 31, 2005), 139 pages + 2 CDs The Language of Yoga gives a brief yet balanced introduction to Sanskrit, the language of yoga. This book has two accompanying CDs that demonstrate Sanskrit pronunciation. The […]
Freedom & Life Through Yoga Yoga for Life: A Journey to Inner Peace and Freedom By Colleen Saidman Yee with Susan K. Reed Afterword by Rodney Yee Atria Paperback (June 2, 2015), 272 pages Yoga for Life reads like a great novel. I couldn’t put it down, just had to know what happened next. This book shares Colleen’s […]
Paper Cuts & Bandaids Yoga and Body Image: 25 Personal Stories About Beauty, Bravery & Loving Your Body By Melanie Klein & Anna Guest-Jelley Llewellyn Publications (October 8, 2014), 264 pages Yoga and Body Image is like reading a diary — by 25 people. Authors Melanie Klein and Anna Guest-Jelley combine their own stories with other men and women in the […]
Anatomy of a Yoga Class The Nuts and Bolts of Teaching a Yoga Class By Patricia Mason & Carla Bazemore BookBaby (Paperback Edition, Nov. 19, 2015), 92 pages This book maps out the basic anatomy of a yoga class: 4 typical components: centering, warm-up, asanas, and relaxation lesson plans pose sequences physical class space music selection student […]
Pretty Book with Substance Yoga Girl By Rachel Brathen Touchstone (March 24, 2015), 176 pages Ok, I won’t lie. I cringed when I first picked up this book. My initial reaction: “Oh, c’mon, there’s so much more to yoga. It’s not all about crazy poses!” I assumed Yoga Girl was a pretty picture book with no substance. Well, it […]