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Stephanie's Suggested Books & DVDs List
By Stephanie Kristal, M.A., C.H.

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Yoga Books:

Yoga The Spirit And Practice of Moving Into Stillness - Erich Schiffmann

Structural Yoga Therapy - Mukunda Stiles

Yoga The Iyengar Way - Silva, Mira and Shyam Mehta

Yoga for Wellness - Gary Kraftsow

The Heart Of Yoga - TKV Desikachar

Awakening The Spine - Vanda Scaravelli

Light On Yoga - BKS Iyengar

Yoga A Gem For Women - Geeta S. Iyengar

The Complete Illustrated Book Of Yoga - Swami Vishnu-devananda

Integral Yoga Hatha - Swami Satchidananda

The Breathing Book - Donna Farhi

Asana Pranayama Mudra Bandha/2008 Fourth Revised Edition – Swami Satyananda Saraswati

Health Through Yoga: Simple Practice Routines and a Guide to the Ancient Teachings – Mira Mehta

Beyond Power Yoga: 8 Levels of Practice for Body and Soul – Beryl Bender Birch

Therapeutic Yoga Books:

Structural Yoga Therapy - Mukunda Stiles

Yoga For Wellness - Gary Kraftsow

Back Care Basics - Mary Pullig Schatz

Relax and Renew - Judith Lasatar

Pre-Natal Yoga Books:

Preparing For Birth With Yoga - Janet Balaskas

Yoga For Pregnancy - Sandra Jordan

Relax and Renew - Judith Lasatar

Anatomy of Hatha Yoga: A Manual for Students, Teachers, and Practitioners – David Coulter

Anatomy of Movement – Blandine Calais-Germain

Yoga DVDs:

Yoga For Beginners - Patricia Walden and Rodney Yee

Yoga The Flow Series - Ganga White and Tracey Rich

Yoga Shakti – Shiva Rea

Power Yoga: Total Body Workout – Rodney Yee

Journey Into Power – Baron Baptiste

Creative Core Abs – Shiva Rea

Vinyasa Flow Yoga: Uniting Movement and Breath - Seane Corn


Yoga for Children:


Fly Like A Butterfly - Shakta Kaur Khalsa

A Child's Garden of Yoga - Baba Hari Dass

Yoga For Children - Mary Stewart and Kathy Phillips

Like A Fish In Water - Isabelle Koch

Kids Yoga - Marsha Wenig

Chakras and Kundalini Yoga:


Wheels of Life - A User's Guide To The Chakra System - Anodea Judith

Kundalini Yoga For Body, Mind and Beyond - Ravi Singh


Kundalini Yoga For Balanced Chakras – Guru Tej Kaur

Kundalini Yoga - Gurmukh


Prakruti Your Ayurvedic Constitution - Dr. Robert Szoboda

Mindful Parenting:

Everyday Blessings - Myla and Jon Kabat-Zinn
Dharma Family Treasures - Sharing Mindfulness With Children -
edited by Sandy Eastoak


Full Catastrophe Living - Jon Kabat-Zinn
Wherever You Go, There You Are - Jon Kabat-Zinn
When Things Fall Apart- Pema Chodron
A Path With Heart - Jack Kornfield
Woman Awake: A Celebration of Women's Wisdom - Christina Feldman
Women Of Wisdom - Tsultrim Allione
Insight Meditation - The Practice Of Freedom - Joseph Goldstein
Peace Is Every Step - Thich Nhat Hanh
Being Peace- Thich Nhat Hanh
The Miracle of Mindfulness - Thich Nhat Hanh
Vipassana Meditation as Taught By S.N. Goenka - William Hart
Be Here Now - Ram Dass

Yoga, Meditation and Healing:

Full Catastrophe Living - Jon Kabat-Zinn
Dr. Dean Ornish's Program For Reversing Heart Disease - Dean Ornish
In The Lap Of The Buddha - Gavin Harrison (mindfulness and HIV/AIDS)
We're All Doing Time - Bo Lozoff (prison ashram project)

On Death and Dying:

Healing Into Life And Death - Stephen Levine
The Tibetan Book Of Living And Dying - Sogyal Rinpoche

Mindfulness and Poetry:

Check out Rumi, Kabir, Mary Oliver, David Whyte,
Ralph Waldo Emerson

Conscious Aging:

Still Here - Ram Dass


Stephanie Kristal is is a Hypnotherapist and Integrative Yoga Therapist with a private practice working with individuals and couples in Woodstock and Kingston, New York. Stephanie's work is creating safe and sacred space in which she guides people in accessing their own inner wisdom and insight for healing and developing inner and outer resources for self-empowerment and to support their journey. Stephanie has been a practitioner of yoga and mindfulness for over 30 years and these disciplines inform both her personal and professional life. She also teaches workshops for girls and young women on developing positive body image, self-esteem and taking a critical look at the negative impact of media and advertising related to these issues. Stephanie is also the author of numerous articles and a contributor to the book Help Me To Heal by Bernie Siegel and Yosaif August. Stephanie resides in upstate New York with her soulmate John, two beautiful daughters and various animal friends. You can e-mail Stephanie at [email protected].



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