Practice & Philosophy 

Yoga Sutras of Patanjali
Translation & Commentary by Sri Swami Satchidananda

Yoga Sutras of Patanjali Translation & Commentary by Swami Jnaneshvara

Bhagavad Gita Eknath Easwaran

Hatha Yoga Pradipika Swami Muktibodhananda

Tao Te Ching: A New English Version Lao Tzu, Stephen Mitchell (Translator)

Cutting Through Spiritual Materialism Chögyam Trungpa

The Myth of Freedom Chögyam Trungpa

Light on Yoga B.K.S. Iyengar

The Tree of Yoga B.K.S. Iyengar

B.K.S. Iyengar Yoga: The Path to Holistic Health

Yoga at the Wall: Like Stanzas in a Poem Nancy McCaochan

Yoga and Scoliosis: A Journey to Health and Healing Marcia Monroe

Yoga for Arthritis Loren Fishman, MD & Ellen Saltonstall

The Heart of Yoga T.K.V. Desikachar

The Yoga Tradition of the Mysore Palace N.E. Sjoman

Asana Pranayama Mudra Bandha Swami Satyananda Saraswati

Moola Bandha: The Master Key Swami Satyananda Saraswati 

The Complete Book of Vinyasa Yoga Srivatsa Ramaswami

The Mirror of Yoga: Awakening the Intelligence of Body and Mind Richard Freeman

Awakening the Spine Vanda Scaravelli

The Psychology of Kundalini Yoga C.G.Jung (Edited by Sonu Shamdasani)

Vital Yoga: A Sourcebook for Students & Teachers Meta Chaya Hirschl

Yoga Nidra Swami Satyananda Saraswati

Hara The Vital Center of Man Karlfried Grad Durckheim

Breath by Breath: The Liberating Practice of Insight Meditation
Larry Rosenberg with David Guy (forward by Jon Kabat-Zinn)

Paths to God: Living The Bhagavad Gita Ram Dass

Polishing the Mirror: How to Live from Your Spiritual Heart Ram Dass

Grist for the Mill Ram Dass

Wherever You Go, There You Are Jon Kabat-Zinn

The Spirituality of Imperfection: Storytelling and the Search for Meaning Ernest Kurtz & Katherine Ketcham

One Simple Thing: A New Look at the Science of Yoga and How It Can Transform Your Life Eddie Stern

The Art of Practicing: A Guide to Making Music From the Heart Madeline Bruser

An Inner Journey to Optimal Performance: The Art of Learning
Josh Waitzkin

Super Thinking: The Big Book of Mental Models Gabriel Weinberg & Lauren McCann

Functional Anatomy

Taking Root to Fly Irene Dowd

The Psoas Book Liz Koch

A Guide to Better Movement: The Science and Practice of Moving with More Skill and Less Pain Todd Hargrove, CR, CFP

Playing (Less) Hurt: An Injury Prevention Guide for Musicians Janet Horvath

The Athletic Musician: A Guide to Playing Without Pain Barbara Paull & Christine Harrison

Anatomy Trains: Myofascial Meridians for Manual and Movement Therapists Thomas W. Myers

Hands on a Keyboard: A Guide for Musicians & Computer Users Shmuel Tatz, PT, PhD & Vladimir Mayoroff, M.D.

Conditioning for Dance Eric Franklin

Dynamic Alignment Through Imagery (2nd ed.) Eric Franklin

Yoga Mind, Body & Spirit: A Return to Wholeness Donna Farhi

Yoga: Awakening the Inner Body Donald Moyer

Yogabody: Anatomy, Kinesiology, and Asana Judith Lasater

Yoga for Wellness: Healing with the Timeless Teachings of Viniyoga Gary Kraftsow

Anatomy of Breathing Blandine Calais-Germain
Ways to Better Breathing Carola Speads

The Tao of Natural Breathing: For Health, Well-Being, and Inner Growth Dennis Lewis

Yoga Anatomy Leslie Kaminoff & Amy Matthews

What Yoga Therapists Should Know About the Anatomy of Breathing
Leslie Kaminoff

Anatomy of Hatha Yoga: A Manual for Students, Teachers, and Practitioners H. David Coulter

Structural Yoga Therapy: Adapting to the Individual Mukunda Stiles

Applied Anatomy & Physiology of Yoga Simon Borg-Olivier & Bianca Machliss

How heart rate variability affects emotion regulation brain networks Mara Mather & Julian Thayer


Yoga for the Arts Health and Wellness Video Webinar

Yoga for the Arts on NPR’s Soundcheck with Michael Franti

Yoga for the Arts on Entrepreneurship, featured on Tuxedo Revolt

Expanding Your Performance Horizons with Yoga: An Interview with Nicole Newman

Canadian Brass trumpeter, Chris Coletti’s blog on Overcoming Nervousness and his experience with Yoga for the Arts

Read Founder Nicole Newman’s Article on Untapped Cities

The Neurobiology of Grace Under Pressure, Christopher Bergland

Peak Performance Psychology of Leadership: Harvard Professor, Tal Ben-Shahar

TED Talk: Your Body Language Shapes Who You Are, Amy Cuddly

TED Talk: The Power of Vulnerability, Brené Brown

Yoga and the Nervous System, Eddie Stern & Dr. Darshan Shah

Rick Hanson, “Neurodharma” 

Huberman Lab Podcast

Good Reads

Letters to a Young Poet
Rainer Maria Rilke

Shantaram Gregory David Roberts

Siddhartha Hermann Hesse

Zen in the Art of Archery Eugen Herrigel

The Jew in the Lotus Rodger Kamenetz

The Choice: Embrace the Possible Dr. Edith Eva Eger

Man’s Search for Meaning Viktor E. Frankl

The Gift: Poems by the Great Sufi Master Hafiz

Songs of Innocence and Songs of Experience William Blake

The Soul of Rumi: A New Collection of Ecstatic Poems Coleman Barks

The Prophet Kahlil Gibran

Knots R.D. Laing

On Becoming an Artist Ellen J. Langer

Counter Clockwise Ellen J. Langer

Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance Angela Duckworth

Healing Back Pain The Mind-Body Connection John E. Sarno, M.D.

The Open-Focus Brain:Harnessing the Power of Attention to Heal Mind & Body Les Fehmi, Ph.D & Jim Robbins

The Body Keeps The Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma Bessel van der Kolk, M.D.

Leading from the Emerging Future: from Ego-System to Eco-System Economics Otto Scharmer & Katrin Kaeufer 

Working Class Mystic: A Spiritual Biography of George Harrison Gary Tillery

Greenlights Matthew McConaughey

The Art of Impossible: A Peak Performance Primer Steven Kotler

How Not to Die Michael Greger, M.D. with Gene Stone

How to Learn the Alexander Technique Barbara & William Conable

Healing Back Pain: The Mind-Body Connection John E. Sarno, M.D. 

Stillness is the Key Ryan Holiday

Atomic Habits: An Easy & Proven Way to Build Good Habits & break Bad Ones James Clear

One Small Step Can Change Your Life: The Kaizen Way Robert Maurer, Ph.D.

The Conscious Parent: transforming ourselves empowering our children Shefali Tsabary, PhD; Preface by His Holiness the Dalai Lama

Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World Cal Newport 

The Oxygen Advantage: Simple, Scientifically Proven Breathing Techniques to Help You Become Healthier, Slimmer, Faster, and Fitter Patrick McKeown

Breath: The New Science of a Lost Art James Nestor

Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less Greg McKeown

The Art of Impossible: A Peak Performance Primer Steven Kotler

The Infinite Game Simon Sinek

Start with Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Action Simon Sinek

Thinking Fast and Slow Daniel Kahneman

Knots R.D. Laing

Dopamine Nation: Finding Balance in the Age of Indulgence, Anna Lembke, MD

Why We Sleep: Unlocking the Power of Sleep and Dreams, Matthew Walker, PhD

Make It Stick: The Science of Successful Learning, Peter C. Brown, Henry L. Roediger III, Mark A. McDaniel

Hit Makers: How to Succeed in an Age of Distraction, Derek Thompson




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