Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Relax With a Good Book!

Here is a short list of references that you may enjoy
  Relax & Renew:  Restful Yoga For Stressful Times
                                             by Judith Lasater, PhD, PT
"Experience the rest of your life with restorative yoga, the supported poses and breathing practices that will help you heal the effects of chronic stress."  This book was one of the first to take Iyengar's work with props and bring it to the next level.

Yoga for Emotional Balance 
                                                   by Bo Forbes, PsyD
"Bo Forbes, a psychologist and yoga teacher, presents an integrative, mind-body approach to healing anxiety, depression, and chronic stress."  Bo is the founder of Elemental Yoga and Integrative Yoga Therapeutics.    

   Waking:  A Memoir of Trauma and Transcendence 
                                            by Matthew Sanford
"Matthew chronicles his journey from the intensive care unit to becoming a paralyzed yoga teacher and founder of a nonprofit organization. Along the way, Matthew gains a deeper understanding of the connection between mind and body, and formulates an entirely new view of existence as a “whole” person." 

The Intuitive Advisor
                                                          by Mona Lisa Schultz, MD, PhD
"Dr. Mona Lisa Schultz shows you how to combine intuition with intelligence to solve your most pressing health problems."  This is a good, user friendly reference for the chakras, written by a medical doctor and intuitive. 

     Relaxation Revolution
                                     by Herbert Benson MD + William Proctor, JD
"...presents the latest scientific findings, revealing that we have the ability to self-heal diseases, prevent life-threatening conditions, and supplement established drug and surgical procedures with mind body techniques." 

  From Surviving to Thriving
                                                     New Prescriptions for Health and Wellness
                                                     by Anne Brawner Namnoum, MD 
"Anne Brawner Namnoum, MD is a Reproductive Endocrinologist who is currently taking time away from her practice to research aspects of health and wellness that were not taught in medical school."  Read her article at

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