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by Ivan Nahem
Hunger, Hope and Healing, Yoga Teacher Magazine

Sarahjoy Marsh’s Hunger Hope and Healing, subtitled "A Yoga Approach to Reclaiming Your Relationship to Your Body and Food" and recently published by Shambhala, will demand some commitment from you. We all have our demons and this book will help you deal and heal, if you commit to its... Read more

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Jessica (TallGirlYogi)

Djahariah was raised in the Santa Cruz area of Northern California, and in the first few pages of the book I suppose I had pictured a blonde hippy from the west coast that I see on a daily basis here in Orange County. As the book starts to set the stage for Djahariah’s expedition in India, her... Read more

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by Ivan Nahem
Trauma-Sensitive Yoga in Therapy by David Emerson
The full title is Trauma-Sensitive Yoga in Therapy – Bringing the Body Into Treatment, and it’s written by David Emerson. Thw book emerges from the work that began in 2003 at the Trauma Center in Brookline, MA. “From its beginning, the Trauma Center Yoga Program has been a... Read more
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Lisa Francesca
Yoga Teacher Magazine, Yoga and Body Image
Yoga teachers, and those studying to become yoga teachers, will benefit from a close reading of Yoga and Body Image: 25 Personal Stories About Beauty, Bravery & Loving Your Body (Llewellyn Publications), an anthology edited by Melanie Klein and Anna Guest-Jelley. Consider that,... Read more
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by Lisa Francesca
Moving Into Meditation

 

Anne Cushman’s Moving Into Meditation arrived on my doorstep while I was midway through a high stakes project management job. I was a stressed-out pup, and... Read more

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Jessica Rienecker (TallGirl Yogi)

I had the utmost pleasure of meeting Dana Smith just before she participated in a panel discussion at the Yoga Journal Live conference in San Diego. The discussion involved Melanie Klein (a professor in sociology and women’s studies at Santa Monica College), Dana Smith, Brigitte Kouba (aka Gigi... Read more

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by Gail Hamlin
Road to Enlightenment, Yoga Teacher Magazine

Yogmata Keiko Aikawa is not a person I know much about. Indeed, before sitting down to read her book The Road to Enlightenment: Finding the Way Through Yoga Teachings and Meditation, I'd never heard... Read more

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by Jenny Zenner
Essentialism, Yoga Teacher Magazine
After reading my review of Arianna Huffington’s Thrive, a colleague suggested Greg McKeown’s Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of... Read more
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by Gail Hamlin
Yoga Adjustments, Yoga Teacher Magazine

Whether you're a teacher or student, physical adjustments in yoga class can be impactful across a spectrum. If done well, they can add to the transformative nature of a yoga practice. If not, they can be injurious. Mark Stephens has almost twenty years under his belt teaching yoga and... Read more

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by Ivan Nahem
Nada Yoga, Yoga Teacher Magazine

The Practice of Nada Yoga: Meditation on the Inner Sacred Sound is nearly too dense, like a deep rich gong tone. It’s got a lot packed into it, and a cursory read isn’t the way to go about it. It’s more like a handbook, a manual, for a particular line of spiritual inquiry.

I was... Read more

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