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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

12 Yoga Books for Kids

Abby Wills shares her tips for choosing yoga books for kids. When the LA YOGA team started sorting through yoga books for kids, we asked mom, yogini, educator, and Shanti Generation Program Director Abby Wills for some advice on choosing media for kids. She said, “There are dozens of brilliant kids yoga books available. Start [...]

By | May 18th, 2016|Books & DVDs|0 Comments

Original Light Book Review

The same devotion-filled voice of musician Snatam Kaur fills the pages of Original Light. If you’ve heard celebrated mantra singer Snatam Kaur chant, you were likely moved by her devotion-filled voice. In her desire to help sustain such inspiration beyond the concert hall, she’s penned a new book that guides people on “a path to [...]

By | March 31st, 2016|Books & DVDs|0 Comments

Mantra Sessions music review

Set to release for Bosse Skoglund's 80th birthday, Mantra Sessions sonic soundscapes are an experiment you want to hear. Bosse Skoglund and Zilverzurf are world-renowned Swedish musicians who specialize in creating and producing amazing percussion and bass soundscapes. Though I was not familiar with them I am a fan of Zilverzurf's daughter, singer-songwriter Lykke Li. What a fantastic sonic and [...]

By | March 3rd, 2016|Books & DVDs|0 Comments

The Urban Monk book review

The Urban Monk offers secret remedies to cope with our hectic urban lifestyle. There may be days when we long to escape to a monastery, cave, or meditation hut but we have families to care for, bills to pay, obligations to fulfill; negotiating the challenges of modern life can be stressful. As Dr Sojai says in [...]

By | March 3rd, 2016|Books & DVDs|0 Comments

The Prime book review

The Prime: Prepare and Repair Your Body for Spontaneous Weight Loss Digestion is the cornerstone of our health, according to Ayurveda. This is recognized by integrative neurologist Dr Kulreet Chaudhary, Chief Medical Officer for New Practices and former Director of Wellspring Health at Scripps Memorial Hospital. Dr Chaudhary’s exploration of Ayurveda began when she was [...]

By | March 3rd, 2016|Books & DVDs|0 Comments