Recommended Reading

yoga, meditation, Chinese Medicine, nutrition

Students and clients often ask for book recommendations so I thought I would post a list here. By no means is this list exhaustive! I am a bit obsessed with books but this should get you started and I will be sure to post more in the future. Enjoy!  

 

Nutrition

Staying Healthy with Nutrition: The Complete Guide to Diet and Nutritional Medicine

The Whole Life Nutrition Cookbook: Whole Foods Recipes for Personal and Planetary Health, Second Edition

Paul Pitchford Healing With Whole Foods: Asian Traditions and Modern Nutrition (3rd Edition)

Kris Carr Crazy Sexy Diet: Eat Your Veggies, Ignite Your Spark, and Live Like You Mean It!

 

Chinese Medicine and Ayurveda

Ted Kaptchuk The Web That Has No Weaver : Understanding Chinese Medicine

Lonny Jarrett Nourishing Destiny: The Inner Tradition of Chinese Medicine

Robert Svoboda Tao and Dharma: Chinese Medicine and Ayurveda

Maya Tiwari Ayurveda: A Life of Balance: The Complete Guide to Ayurvedic Nutrition & Body Types with Recipes

 

General Health:

Gabor Mate Scattered: How Attention Deficit Disorder Originates and What You Can Do About It

When the Body Says No: Exploring the Stress-Disease Connection

Dr. Claudia Welch Balance Your Hormones, Balance Your Life: Achieving Optimal Health and Wellness through Ayurveda, Chinese Medicine, and Western Science

 

Food Politics/Globalization:

Vandana Shiva Stolen Harvest: The Hijacking of the Global Food Supply

Naomi Klein No Logo: 10th Anniversary Edition with a New Introduction by the Author

 

Herbal Medicine

The Herbal Medicine-Maker's Handbook: A Home Manual

 

Yoga and Spirituality

Pema Chodron: When Things Fall Apart: Heart Advice for Difficult Times (Shambhala Classics)

The Places that Scare You: A Guide to Fearlessness in Difficult Times (Shambhala Classics)

Stephen Cope Yoga and the Quest for the True Self

John Welwood Perfect Love, Imperfect Relationships: Healing the Wound of the Heart

Toward a Psychology of Awakening: Buddhism, Psychotherapy, and the Path of Personal and Spiritual Transformation

Tara Brach Radical Acceptance: Embracing Your Life With the Heart of a Buddha

Jack Kornfield A Path with Heart: A Guide Through the Perils and Promises of Spiritual Life

Phillip Moffitt Dancing With Life: Buddhist insights for finding meaning and joy in the face of suffering

Lama Surya Das Awakening the Buddha Within: Tibetan Wisdom for the Western World

Donna Farhi Yoga Mind, Body & Spirit: A Return to Wholeness

The Breathing Book: Good Health and Vitality Through Essential Breath Work

Erich Schiffman Yoga: The Spirit and Practice of Moving into Stillness

 

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