Books & DVDs

A Review of Matthew Remski’s Practice and All is Coming: Abuse, Cult Dynamics, and Healing in Yoga and Beyond

Most yoga communities provide a refuge from the pain of the world, but sometimes the opposite is true. In the last few years, stories of power abuse, sexual and emotional misconduct and even cult dynamics in some yoga and Buddhist communities have begun to widely emerge. This aligns with larger mainstream movements of #metoo and [...]

By |2019-06-19T03:45:22+00:00June 19th, 2019|Books & DVDs|0 Comments

Don’t Hate, Meditate!

Megan Monahan Tells Us: Don't Hate, Meditate! “Stop Pressing the Snooze Button on Your Awareness.” To me, this says it all. It’s the first subhead in the first chapter (“Meditation—Your New Nonnegotiable”) of Megan Monahan’s first book, Don’t Hate, Meditate! In these pages, Megan fully delivers the methods to make this happen. The series of [...]

The Whole of the Moon: A Review of On Being Human by Jennifer Pastiloff

Jennifer Pastiloff Shares What it Really Means to Be Human In On Being Human: A Memoir of Waking Up, Living Real, and Listening Hard, Jennifer Pastiloff tells the story of how she went from thirteen years of waitressing to facilitating yoga and writing retreats in exotic locations throughout the world. Pastiloff has transformed a love [...]

By |2019-06-09T18:47:39+00:00June 9th, 2019|Books & DVDs|0 Comments

The Courage to Rise by Liz Arch

The Courage to Rise as a Practice Companion In her practice and in her yoga teaching, Liz Arch is an example of both determination and dedication. She brings a willingness to share her own vulnerability and to explore what it really means to use lifestyle practices to find healing and to thrive in daily life. [...]

By |2019-06-08T23:03:07+00:00January 2nd, 2019|Books & DVDs|0 Comments

The Art of Digesting The Gene Keys

Illustration by Dani Katz Digesting Big Ideas in Small Bites with The Gene Keys As a wide-eyed, frothy-faced Gene Keys devotee for almost a decade, you’d think a simple question like: What are the Gene Keys? wouldn’t stymie me as much as it does. You’d think. Inhale…exhale…repeat. Here goes… For starters, it’s a [...]

By |2019-06-08T23:55:16+00:00October 29th, 2018|Books & DVDs|0 Comments

Shamanism in the New Millennium

What it takes to Hang out a Shaman's Shingle We live in a time of boutique shamans and shamans-for-hire, New York fashionistas using crystal combs to calm their hair, and luxury hotel spas featuring sweats and soul cleansings. Therefore it is refreshing to find a book (Shamanism in the New Millennium) presenting a powerfully modern [...]

By |2019-06-08T23:55:20+00:00October 20th, 2018|Books & DVDs|0 Comments