Yoga Book Club

I started my Yoga Book Club in 2008 to discuss inspirational books on a wide range of holistic topics including yoga philosophy, spiritual growth, the natural world and more. Our quarterly gatherings are held the 2nd Wednesday of February, May, August + November in my home or poolside. These discussions are made all the more enjoyable by the healthy vegan dishes everyone brings to share for a dinner potluck. FREE to current in-person and virtual students; $20 for all others. Note: proof of COVID vaccination + booster is required to attend all indoor events. RSVP below for our upcoming meeting!

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Our Current Book Selection

Under the Sky We Make: How to Be Human in a Warming World

by Kimberly Nicholas, PhD

under the sky we make

It's warming. It's us. We're sure. It's bad. But we can fix it. After speaking to the international public for close to fifteen years about sustainability, climate scientist Dr. Nicholas realized that concerned people were getting the wrong message about the climate crisis. Yes, companies and governments are hugely responsible for the mess we're in. But individuals CAN effect real, significant, and lasting change to solve this problem. Nicholas explores finding purpose in a warming world, combining her scientific expertise and her lived, personal experience in a way that seems fresh and deeply urgent: Agonizing over the climate costs of visiting loved ones overseas, how to find low-carbon love on Tinder, and even exploring her complicated family legacy involving supermarket turkeys.

In Under the Sky We Make, Nicholas offers a hopeful, clear-eyed, and somehow also hilarious guide to effecting real change, starting in our own lives. Saving ourselves from climate apocalypse will require radical shifts within each of us, to effect real change in our society and culture. But it can be done. It requires, Dr. Nicholas argues, belief in our own agency and value, alongside a deep understanding that no one will ever hand us power--we're going to have to seize it for ourselves.

We will discuss this book on Wednesday, Feb 8, 2023, 6:30-8:30pm.

RSVP by Feb 6. Space limited to 8 attendees. (Zoom option available upon request.)

Current in-person + virtual students attend for FREE: Click here to RSVP.

All others welcome for $20: Click here to register.

Please supply proof of COVID vaxx + booster with your registration.

Some of Our Favorites...

Do Nothing
Celeste Headlee

The Way of Integrity
Martha Beck

The Untethered Soul
Michael Singer

Caste
Isabel Wilkerson

The Happiness Project
Gretchen Rubin

The Shift
Wayne Dyer

Radical Acceptance
Tara Brach, PhD

Waking Up
John Earle

The Tao of Pooh
Benjamin Hoff

The Science of Yoga
William J. Broad

Broken Open
Elizabeth Lesser

The Gifts of Imperfection
Brene Brown

The Day the World Stops Shopping
J.B. MacKinnon

The Heart of Yoga
TKV Desikachar

10% Happier
Dan Harris

Poser: My Life in 23 Yoga Poses
Claire Dederer

The Faith Club
R. Idliby, P. Warner & S. Oliver

Yoga Sutras of Patanjali
TKV Desikachar Translation

Braiding Sweetgrass
Robin Wall Kimmerer

What The Eyes Don't See
Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha

The Wisdom of Yoga
Stephen Cope

Self-Compassion
Kristin Neff, PhD

Stumbling Toward Enlightenment
Geri Larkin

All About Love
bell hooks

A New Earth
Eckhart Tolle

World Peace Diet
Will Tuttle

The Art of Extreme Self-Care
Cheryl Richardson

At Home In The World
Thich Nhat Hanh

My Stroke of Insight
Jill Bolte Taylor

There is Nothing Wrong with You
Cheri Huber

Seven Thousand Ways to Listen
Mark Nepo

The Book of Joy
Dalai Lama & Desmond Tutu

How Yoga Works
Michael Roach & Christie McNally

Lovingkindness
Sharon Salzberg

Autobiography of a Yogi
Paramahansa Yogananda

Living Beautifully With Uncertainty & Change
Pema Chodron