Books & DVDs

YOGA FAQ by Richard Rosen

Richard Rosen’s book YOGA FAQ: Almost Everything You Need to Know About Yoga – from Asana to Yama is a portal. Through Rosen’s modern lens we traverse the history and evolution of yoga from its ancient spiritual practice to its contemporary incarnation primarily as asana. Mister Rosen is a much better Sanskritist then he realizes [...]

By | April 15th, 2017|Books & DVDs, Don't Show on Home Page|0 Comments

Yoga of the Subtle Body by Tias Little

Photo of Tias Little by Robert Sturman If life-force (prana), or wisdom is something that could be seen, what we could see if we looked at what lives in the heart and mind of teacher and author Tias Little would be as breathtakingly vast as the California coastline. His light has been a [...]

By | April 14th, 2017|Books & DVDs|0 Comments

Deva Bhumi: The Abode of the Gods in India By Krishna Kumar (K.K.) Sah

The book Deva Bhumi tells stories of the magical land in the foothills of the Himalayas that has produced a disproportionate number of enlightened beings—not just teachers and saints, but siddhas—beings who are so perfected that people need only be in their presence to receive the benefits of the teachings. A siddha exists beyond the [...]

By | April 10th, 2017|Books & DVDs, Don't Show on Home Page|0 Comments

Sun, Moon, and Earth: The Sacred Relationship of Yoga and Ayurveda by Mas Vidal

If you have been living under the impression that yoga is just a sweaty physical activity involving the union of the head to the knee and the frivolous merging of fancy tank tops to costly bottoms, you might want to reset your spiritual router. Sun, Moon, and Earth: The Sacred Relationship of Yoga and Ayurveda [...]

By | April 7th, 2017|Books & DVDs|0 Comments

The E Word, Ego, Enlightenment & Other Essentials

The Ego gets a lot of flack. People love to hate on it. It’s got more contracts out on it then Joey from the neighborhood. Everyone wants to kill their Ego and everyone wants to be Enlightened, because that’s apparently what happens when you finally put the bullet between the eyes of the Ego. It [...]

By | April 2nd, 2017|Books & DVDs, Don't Show on Home Page|0 Comments

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