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Reading List

Specializing in Private Yoga Instruction since 2007

Health and Well-Being

  • An Officer, Not a Gentleman 

    • by Mandy Hickson (Learn how to handle sex discrimination and find your purpose in life)​

  • Jet Girl

    • by Caroline Johnson (Lessons on Leadership, Impact of Gender Discrimination Behaviors, Changes taken to change the sex discrimination culture)

  • Olivia Newton John, Don’t Stop Believing

    • by Olivia Newton John (Cancer Journey - Healing and holistic strategy)

  • Perfectly Wounded

    • by Mike Day with Robert Vera (Trauma journey - healing and holistic strategy) 

  • Well-Being Ultimatum

    • by Dr. Suzie Carmack

  • Genius Breaks

    • by Dr. Suzie Carmack

  • Younger Next Year for Women: Live Strong, Fit, Sexy and Smart- Until You're 80 and Beyond

    • by Chris Crowley and Henry S. Lodge, M.D.

  • Younger Next Year Gift Set for Men Reprint Edition

    • by Chris Crowley and Henry S. Lodge M.D.

Simple Daily “reads”

  • Meditations from the Mat

    • by Rolf Gates and Katrina Kenison

  • Meditations on Intention and Being

    • by Rolf Gates and Katrina Kenison

  • A Year of Living Your Yoga

    • by Judith Hanson Lasater

  • Journey to the Heart

    • by Melody Beattie

  • Things that Grab Your heart and Won’t Let Go

    • by Mac Anderson

  • Gift of Loving-Kindness

    • by Mary Brantley and Tesilya Hanauer

Growth Mindset Reading

  • The Four Agreements

    • by Don Miguel Ruiz

  • The Three Questions

    • by Don Miguel Ruiz and Barbara Emrys

  • The Road of Hope

    • by Francis Xavier Nguyen Van Thuan

  • Ancient Secret of the Fountain of Youth

    • by Peter Kelder

  • Brain, Body & Being

    • by Dr. Jay Kumar

  • Science of a Happy Brain (thriving in the Age of Anger, Anxiety and Addition)

    • by Dr. Jay Kumar

Technical Reading 

(It’s technical but nicely written.  You can always stop and put the book down and reflect on what you just read.)

  • How Yoga Works

    • by Michael Roach

  • The Yamas and Niyamas

    • by Deborah Adele

  • Your Body Speaks Your Mind

    • by Del Shapiro

  • The Body Keep the Score

    • by Bessel Van Der Kolk, M.D.

  • From the Gita to the Grail

    • by Bernie Clark


(Inspirational books but not about Yoga or Health&Well-Being)

  • If You Want Something Done

    • by Nikki R. Haley

  • The Blessing Effect, a novel

    • by Robert K. Pozil

  • Modern Warriors

    • by Pete Hegseth

  • Amazing Grace for the Catholic Heart

    • by Jeff Cavins, Matthew Pinto & Patti Armstrong

  • Holy Moments, A Handbook for the Rest of Your Life

    • by Matthew Kelly

  • Walk in my Combat Boots

    • by James Patterson and Matt Eversmann with Chris Mooney

  • Transformed

    • by Remi Adeleke

  • E.R. Nurses

    • by James Patterson and Matt Eversmann

  • The Power of Choice

    • by Melissa Stockwell

  • Lily’s Promise

    • by Lily Ebert

  • Make Your Bed

    • by William H. McRaven (U.S. Navy Retired)

  • The Shadow of His Wings

    • by Ignatius Press

  • No Greater Glory

    • by Dan Kurzman

  • Unfinished, A Memoir
    • by Priyanka Chopra Jonas

  • Peguin Bloom

    • by Cameron Bloom & Bradley Trevor Greive

  • Where Angels Walk

    • by Joan Wester Anderson

  • 'Charlie, Don't Be A  Hero': A Mother's Story of the Extraordinary Life of Her Son, U.S. Navy SEAL Charles Keating IV

    • by Krista Keating

  • The Heart and the Fist

    • by Eric Greitens

  • Heart for the Fight

    • by Brian Stann with John R. Bruning

  • The Best is Yet To Come (Growing Older with Joy and Fulfillment)

    • by Lorene Hanley Duquin

  • Ten Years Later

    • by Hoda Kotb and Jane Lorenzini

  • Where we Belong, Journeys that Show Us the Way

    • by Hoda Kotb and Jane Lorenzini

  • Hoda, How I Survived War Zones, Bad Hair, Cancer and Kathie Lee

    • by Hoda Kotb

  • Tuesdays with Morrie

    • by Mitch Albom

  • Christy

    • by Catherine Marshall

  • My Four Roses

    • by Bob Kwiatkowski

  • Dare To Fly

    • by Martha McSally (U.S. Senator and Col, USAF (Ret.)

  • Nerves of Steel

    • by Tammie Jo Schults (Captain of South West Flight 1380)

  • The Women With Silver Wings (Women Airforce Service Pilots of World War II)

    • by Katherin Sharp Landdeck

  • The Helo Girls (America’s First Women Soldiers)

    • by Elizabeth Cobbs

  • Blaze of Light (True Story of Green Beret Medic, Medal of Honor Recipient)

    • by Marcus Brotherton

  • Brothers Forever (Enduring bond between a Marine and a Navy Seal)

    • by Tom Sileo and Colonel Tom Manion, USMC (Ret.)

  • Lest We Forget (A Ranger Medic’s Story)

    • by Leo Jenkins

  • Sea Stories (My Life in Special Operations)

    • by Admiral William H. McCraven

  • Overwhelming Odds

    • by Susan & Denny O’Leary

  • On Fire

    • by John O’Leary

  • In Awe

    • by John O’Leary

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