Book Review: Sally Kempton's Meditation for the Love of It

Book Review: Meditation for the Love of It

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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Book Review: The Language of Yoga - Sanskrit

Book Review: The Language of Yoga: Complete A to Y Guide

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 […]

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YogaShelf Book Review: Yoga for Body Image

Book Review: Yoga and Body Image

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 […]

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YogaShelf Book Review: The Nuts and Bolts of Teaching a Yoga Class

Book Review: The Nuts and Bolts of Teaching a Yoga Class

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 […]

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YogaShelf Book Review: Yoga Girl

Book Review: Yoga Girl

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 […]

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