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How Soon is Now by Daniel Pinchbeck

  Counter-cultural icon, Daniel Pinchbeck, known for his controversial views on the shamanic and medicinal use of psychedelics, brings us what appears to be a personal messianic manifesto, his new book How Soon is Now. With a preface by living musical and philanthropic legend, Sting, and an introduction by actor and Transcendental Meditation poster boy, Russell Brand, [...]

By | February 28th, 2017|Books & DVDs, Don't Show on Home Page|0 Comments

Buddhist Economics

Buddhist Economics author Clair Brown Let’s face it. Most of us are still reeling from the 2016 election. Dazed and confused, we are floundering about posting furiously on our social feeds about all the craziness that is happening around us. Desperately hoping this is all just a bad dream we will soon wake [...]

By | February 21st, 2017|Books & DVDs|0 Comments

111 Places in Los Angeles That You Must Not Miss Book Review

The VDL Research House photographed by Lyudmila Zotova from 111 Places in Los Angeles That You Must Not Miss I admit it: I love living in LA. As a native New Englander, I’m a bit shocked to hear myself say those words aloud, but it’s true. I didn’t move to the city knowing [...]

By | January 11th, 2017|Books & DVDs|0 Comments

Yoga Elementals with Tony G

Tony G and students in Yoga Elementals produced by Udaya Teacher Tony G’s passion for and dedication to practice and teaching shines throughout Yoga Elementals. Co-owner of Yoga at the Raven in Silverlake, Tony collaborated with director Airrion Copeland, musician/composer Trevor Oswalt (aka East Forest), and production company Udaya for this visually and [...]

By | December 19th, 2016|Books & DVDs|0 Comments

Sometimes Brilliant Book Review

Dr Larry Brilliant, author of Sometimes Brilliant I have long been a seeker yearning to find connection between the realms of science and spirit, between heart-centered devotion and humanitarian activism. While reading Sometimes Brilliant, I got to hang out with a living example of this confluence – the aptly named physician, epidemiologist, philanthropist, [...]

By | December 14th, 2016|Books & DVDs|0 Comments

The Journey Within by Radhanath Swami

Radhnath Swami and Kumi Yogini. Tuka, my yoga guru, therapist, friend, mentor and cheerleader is a charismatic, six foot one priest and martial arts fighter. In 2010, he recommended that I read Radhanath Swami's first book The Journey Home. I’m usually a pretty slow reader so I figured it would take some time. [...]

By | September 15th, 2016|Books & DVDs|0 Comments

Once Divided Book Review

There is an art to sharing evocative inspiration that combines photography and poetry. Susan Currie is a master of this art form. In her book, Once Divided: Words and Images, Susan—who serves as both author and photographer—offers a curated selection of professional images she shot over many years combined with her own personal verse. The [...]

By | September 6th, 2016|Books & DVDs, Don't Show on Home Page|0 Comments

Yoga’s Healing Power Book Review

Author and Teacher Ally Hamilton Surrenders into a Forward Fold Yoga Pose. Photo by Josh Nelson. You know the magic that occurs when you find the right book at the right time? Yoga’s Healing Power by Ally Hamilton is one of those books. It that offers such accessible wisdom that any time you [...]

By | August 19th, 2016|Books & DVDs|0 Comments

Marianne Williamson’s Tears to Triumph

“Depression can be a sacred initiation into the journey of enlightenment” reads the new book by Marianne Williamson, Tears to Triumph, The Spiritual Journey from Suffering to Enlightenment. If you’ve ever heard her speak live, this book follows a familiar rhythm. Williamson teaches from personal experience and relevant mainstream knowledge, making her relatable and understandable. [...]

By | July 5th, 2016|Books & DVDs|0 Comments

The Promise – Mark Whitwell

Mark Whitwell outlines a transformative practice in his latest book, The Promise. Mark Whitwell is a name widely recognized in the yoga community. An accomplished yogi and sage who has been on the forefront of the contemporary yoga scene for over 20 years, his new, slim publication distills his trademark message into an easy to [...]

By | May 20th, 2016|Books & DVDs|0 Comments