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Bennett, Bija. Emotional Yoga: How the body can heal the mind. London, UK: Bantam Books, 2002. Farhi, Donna. Yoga Mind, Body & Spirit: A return to wholeness. New York, NY: Henry Holt Company, 2000. Kraftsow, Gary Yoga for Transformation. New York, NY: Penguin Group, 2002. Kraftsow, Gary Yoga for Wellness: Healing with the timeless teachings of Viniyoga. New York, NY: Penguin Group, 1999. Lee, Cyndi. Yoga Body, Buddha Mind. New York, NY: Riverhead Books, 2004. Powers, Sarah. Insight Yoga. Boston, Massachusetts: Shambala Publications Inc., 2008. Sabatini, Sandra. Breath the essence of yoga: a guide to inner stillness. London, UK: Thorsons, 2000. Scaravelli, Vanda. Awakening the Spine: The stress-free new yoga that works with the body to restore health, vitality and energy. New York, NY: HarperCollins Publishers, 1991.
Yoga for Beginners
Lasater, Judith. 30 Essential Yoga Poses for Beginning Students and Their Teachers. Berkeley, CA: Rodmell Press, 2003. Pierce, Margaret D., and Pierce, Martin G. Yoga for Your Life: a practice manual of breath and movement. Portland, Oregon, Rudra Press, 1996. Rountree, Sage. Everyday Yoga At-home routines to enhance fitness, build strength, and restore your body. Boulder, Colorado: Velopress, 2015.
Mindfulness and Self-Compassion
Burch, Vidyamala, and Irvin, Claire. Mindfulness for Women: Declutter your mind, simplify your life, find time to ‘be’. London, UK: Piatkus, 2016. Gilbert, Paul. The Compassionate Mind. London, UK: Constable & Robinson Ltd., 2009. Nhat Hanh, Thich. Mindful Movements: Ten exercises for well-being. Berkeley, California: Parallax Press, 2008. Susan M. Orsillo, and Roemer, Lizabeth. The Mindful Way through Anxiety: break free from chronic anxiety and reclaim your life. New York, NY: The Guildford Press, 2011. Williams, Mark, and Penman, Danny. Mindfulness: a practical guide to finding peace in a frantic world. London, UK: Piatkus, 2011.
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