Resources

BOOKS

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

Cutting Through Spiritual Materialism 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

Yoga Mala Sri K. Pattabhi Jois

Astanga Yoga Anusthana R. Sharath Jois

Ashtanga Yoga “The Practice Manual” David Swenson

Astanga Yoga As It Is Matthew Sweeney

Ashtanga Yoga The Intermediate Series: Mythology, Anatomy and Practice Gregor Maehle

Ashtanga Yoga: The Definitive Step-by-Step Guide to Dynamic Yoga John Scott, Foreward by Shri K. Pattabhi Jois

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)

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

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

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

Leading From the Emerging Future: From Ego-System to Eco-System Economies Otto Scharmer and Katrin Kaufer

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

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

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

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

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

The Molecule of More: How a Single Chemical in Your Brain Drives Love, Sex, and Creativity- and Will Determine the Fate of the Human Race, Daniel Z. Lieberman and Michael E. Long

How Emotions Are Made: The Secret Life of the Brain, Lisa Feldman Barrett

Functional Anatomy


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

Taking Root to Fly Irene Dowd

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

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

The Psoas Book Liz Koch

Yoga Anatomy Leslie Kaminoff & Amy Matthews

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 to Learn the Alexander Technique Barbara & William Conable

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

Web

 

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

India Becoming: A Portrait of Life in Modern India AkashKapur

Midnight’s Children Salman Rushdie

The Death of Vishnu Manil Suri

Gora Rabindranath Tagore

Life of Pi Yann Martel

The Jew in the Lotus Rodger Kamenetz

Parva S.L. Bhyrappa

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

 

 

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