If you are interested in diving deeper into some of the references I make in these classes, check out the recommended reading list below.

Hatha Yoga

  • Hirschi, Gertrude. Mudras: Yoga in Your Hands. Red Wheel/Weiser, 2016.

  • Iyengar, BKS. Light on Yoga: The Bible of Modern Yoga. Schocken, 1979.

  • Little, Tias. Yoga of the Subtle Body: A Guide to the Physical and Energetic Anatomy of Yoga. Shambhala, 2016.

  • Shifroni, Dr. Eyal. A Chair For Yoga: A Complete Guide to Iyengar Yoga Practice with a Chair. CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2014.

  • Swami Muktibodhananda. Hatha Yoga Pradipika. Bihar School of Yoga, 2013.

  • Swami Vivekananda. Raja Yoga & Patanjali Yoga Sutra (free Kindle edition). 2015

Katonah Yoga®

  • Keates, Dages Juvelier. Radical Acts of Embodiment. 2019.

  • Villain, Kat. Yoga as Origami. FriesenPress, 2017.

  • Schneider, Michael S. A Beginner's Guide to Constructing the Universe: Mathematical Archetypes of Nature, Art and Science. Harper Perennial, 1995.

Traditional Chinese Medicine, 5 Phase Theory & Taoism

  • Beinfield, Harriet & Efrem Korngold. Between Heaven & Earth: A Guide to Chinese Medicine. Random House, 1991.

  • Haas, Elson M., MD. Staying Healthy With the Seasons. Celestial Arts, 1981.

  • Kaptchuk, Ted J. The Web That Has No Weaver: Understanding Chinese Medicine. McGraw-Hill, 1947.

  • Wilhem, Richard (translator).The Secret of the Golden Flower: A Chinese Book of Life. Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1962.

Somatic/Movement Therapy

  • Halprin, Daria. The Expressive Body in Life, Art & Therapy: Working With Movement, Metaphor & Meaning. Jessica Kingsley Publishers, UK, 2003

  • Hanna, Thomas. Somatics: Reawakening The Mind's Control Of Movement, Flexibility, And Health. De Capo Press, 2004

  • Levine, Peter. In an Unspoken Voice: How the Body Releases Trauma & Restores Goodness. North Atlantic Books, 2010. --- Waking the Tiger: Healing Trauma. North Atlantic Books, 1997.

  • Van Der Kolk, M.D.. The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind & Body in the Healing of Trauma. Penguin Publishing Group, 2015


  • Krishnamurti, Jiddu. The First and Last Freedom. Harper and Row, 1975.