Books & DVDs

A Year of Living Mindfully book review

Randi Ragan gives readers a new sense of purpose in her book, A Year of Living Mindfully.  As someone who has always felt the deepest peace when immersed in nature and found beauty in considering everyday actions as divine rituals, this book had me at the first page. At its heart, A Year of Living [...]

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

One Breath Book Review

Adam Skolnick explores the depths of the freediving community in his latest book, One Breath. The quest to stretch our limits can have miraculous or tragic results. In 2013, Adam Skolnick covered the freediving competition Vertical Blue in the Bahamas for the New York Times. American Nicholas Mevoli was a rapidly rising (or more appropriately—rapidly [...]

By | January 26th, 2016|Books & DVDs|0 Comments

Says Who? Book Review

Author Ora Nadrich offers more than a focus on positive psychology in her latest book Says Who?  At first glance, Ora Nadrich's book Says Who? How One Simple Question Can Change the Way You Think Forever is a self-help title focused on positive psychology. While she definitely encourages remaining on a "positive track" with our thinking, and rerouting [...]

By | January 25th, 2016|Books & DVDs|0 Comments

The Surrender Experiment Book Review

  Let Go and let God. Ishvara Pranidhana. Kneel before the Lord. Surrender to Source. Different forms of spirituality or religion emphasize the importance of surrendering to something greater than yourself with the promise that when we choose to follow the lead of a Higher Power, our lives will open in ways we never could [...]

By | January 25th, 2016|Books & DVDs|0 Comments

Love Everyone book review

  Love Everyone book review    Love Everyone is a a series of engrossing first-hand recollections by followers of the Indian saint and spiritual teacher Neem Karoli Baba, affectionately known as Maharajji. Although I didn’t meet him in person, my life has been enriched by being a follower of his teachings for the last ten years [...]

By | December 3rd, 2015|Books & DVDs|0 Comments

Awake: The Life of Yogananda book review

Awake: The Life of Yoganada has released a companion book with rare images, quotes, and interviews from the inspirational film. More than a year after its theatrical release, the record-breaking film Awake: The Life of Yogananda is available on DVD (it is currently the top documentary on Amazon) and has just been released on Netflix, [...]

By | December 3rd, 2015|Books & DVDs|0 Comments

Yoga At Home: Inspiration for Creating Your Own Home Practice Book Review

Linda Sparrowe offers insight to creating a better home yoga practice in her latest book. Calling all yogis with (or those wanting to create) a home practice: This beautifully inspirational book offers us an intimate look beyond the walls and into the sacred home spaces created by a number of beloved teachers. Acclaimed author, Linda [...]

By | October 26th, 2015|Books & DVDs|0 Comments

destressifying by davidji book review

davidji explains stress management techniques in his new book, destressifying. All biases aside (he taught me how to meditate after all), davidji delivers a gem with his second book destressifying. I can personally attest to his mastery of stress management and the Vedic teachings of meditation, yoga, and Ayurveda, all of which combine to offer [...]

By | September 29th, 2015|Books & DVDs|0 Comments

The Mind Illuminated book review

Meditation is the science and art of living, says Culadasa, a meditation master with over 40 years of experience and author of The Mind Illuminated – A Complete Meditation Guide Integrating Buddhist Wisdom and Brain Science. The book is a systematic and nuanced journey through the stages of meditation as presented in traditional Buddhist texts, [...]

By | September 29th, 2015|Books & DVDs|0 Comments

Book Review: Trauma-Sensitive Yoga in Therapy

Trauma-Sensitive Yoga in Therapy by David Emerson — Bringing the Body into Treatment (W.W. Norton and Company) A systematic process for addressing trauma in a clinical setting has been outlined in the new book, Trauma-Sensitive Yoga in Therapy by David Emerson, director of The Trauma Center Yoga Program. Trauma-Sensitive Yoga has been shown to be a useful [...]

By | June 2nd, 2015|Books & DVDs|0 Comments