Yoga Book Club

Since 2008 our Yoga Book Club has met every other month to discuss inspirational books on a wide range of holistic topics including yoga philosophy, spiritual growth, psychology and more. Members take turns hosting in their homes - or even poolside when the weather is nice! Our discussions are made even more enjoyable by the healthy vegan dishes everyone brings to share for our dinner potlucks. Email Christy if you'd like to join; all Yoga Room students are welcome!

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Our Current Book Selection

The Art of Extreme Self-Care

by Cheryl Richardson

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"For the last 20 years I've dedicated my personal and professional life to the importance of self-care by teaching from my own experience," writes Cheryl Richardson. "In the past, I've sacrificed my health and my relationships for work, given to others at the expense of my own needs, and watched my dreams slip through the cracks of a busy life. As a result, I've learned a lot about what it takes to put an end to the madness. . . . From years of personal experience, as well as coaching great men and women, I've come to understand that selfishness leads to selflessness. When we care deeply for ourselves, we naturally begin to care for others - our families, our friends, our greater global community, and the environment - in a healthier and more effective way. We tell the truth. We make choices from love instead of guilt and obligation. And we soon realize that we're all connected and that our individual actions affect a greater whole."

This updated edition of Cheryl's best-selling handbook The Art of Extreme Self-Care brings her message home to readers with a new section about forming and running a successful support group, as well as updated resources so readers stay inspired and motivated. Her practical, action-oriented program outlines 12 strategies to transform your life one month at a time, each one challenging you to alter one behavior that's blocking your path. Chapters include "End the Legacy of Deprivation," "Find Your Passion," "The Absolute No List," and "Does That Anger Taste Good?" (Hint: it really doesn't.)

We will discuss this book on Wednesday, April 15, 2020, 6:30-8:30 pm.
RSVP to Christy by April 13 for this month's location.
Please bring a vegan dish to pass!

Some of Our Favorites...

The American Way of Eating
Tracie McMillan

Half The Sky
Nicholas Kristof & Sheryl WuDunn

The Untethered Soul
Michael Singer

Quiet
Susan Cain

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 Legacy of Luna
Julia Butterfly Hill

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

Hot, Flat and Crowded
Thomas Friedman

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

Animal, Vegetable, Miracle
Barbara Kingsolver

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

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