RECOMMENDED READING



Self-Energy Regulation and Chakra Work:
The Path of Emotions by Dr. Synthia Andrews
The Path of Energy by Dr. Synthia Andrews


 

Neurobiology and Mind/Body Healing:

You Are the Placebo: Making Your Mind Matter by Dr. Joe Dispenza

Becoming Supernatural by Dr. Joe Dispenza
The Anatomy of the Spirit by Caroline Myss

The Mind's Own Physician - A Scientific Dialogue with the Dalai Lama on the Healing Power of Meditation, ed. Jon Kabat-Zinn & Richard Davidson


 

Embodiment and Authentic Movement:

Authentic Movement: Essays by Mary Starks Whitehouse, Janet Adler and Joan Chodorow

The Intuitive Body: Discovering the Wisdom of Conscious Embodiment and Aikido by Wendy palmer



Radical Sufficiency and Breaking Free from the Trap of Productivity:
Bullshit Jobs: A Theory by David Graeber
The Soul of Money by Lynne Twist

The Money Fix



Career Planning:

Creating the Work You Love: Courage, Commitment, and Career by Rick Jarow
 

 

Jungian Psychology:

The Power of Myth (DVDs) - Bill Moyers interviews Joseph Campbell



Buddhist Psychology (Beginners):
Be Here Now by Ram Dass
A Path with Heart by Jack Kornfield

Faith - Trusting Your Own Deepest Experience by Sharon Salzberg

The Wise Heart by Jack Kornfield


Buddhist Psychology (Advanced):

Perspectives on Satipatthana by Bhikkhu Analayo

Cutting Through Spiritual Materialism by Chogyam Trungpa
 


Creative Practice:

The Zen of Creativity by John Daido Loori

True Perception - The Path of Dharma Art by Chogym Trungpa (Advanced)

 

The Divine Feminine & Sacred Pleasure

Pleasure Activism: The Politics of Feeling Good by Adrienne Maree Brown

​Sacred Pleasure : Sex, Myth, and the Politics of the Body - New Paths to Power and Love by Riane Eisler

Touching Our Strength by Carter Heyward

The Sacred Prostitute by Nancy Qualls Corbett
 


New Relationship Paradigms (Required Reading for Mentees):
Elements of Intimacy by Caffyn Jesse

The Educated Heart by Nina McIntosh


Ecstatic Energywork & Erotic Psychology:
The Erotic Mind: Unlocking the Inner Sources of Passion and Fulfillment by Jack Morin
Ecstasy Is Necessary: A Practical Guide by Barbara Carrellas


 

Shamanic Practice:

Awakening to the Spirit World: The Shamanic Path of Direct Revelation by Hank Wesselman and Sandra Ingerman
The World of Shamanism by Roger Walsh


Healing Touch:
The Uncommon Touch by Tom Harpur
The Touch of Healing: Energizing the Body, Mind, and Spirit with Jin Shin Jyutsu by Alice Burmeister and Tom Monte

Jin Shin Jyutsu Website
Jin Shin Jyutsu FAQ


 

Applied Quantum Physics

All The Time In The World by Lisa Broderick

 

Alchemy (Beginner):

The Alchemist: A Fable About Following Your Dream


Alchemy (Advanced):

Merlin: In His Own Words by Mataare
The Old Soul's Guide: A Handbook for a Joyous Existence by Mataare

The Red Lion

Poetry:

The First Free Women: Original Poems Inspired By The Early Buddhist Nuns, translated by Matty Weingast

Naomi Shihab Nye

Hafiz

Rumi

Rainer Maria Rilke

Mary Oliver

John O'Donohue



Lineage Teachers

Buddhism:
Root Teachers: Ayya Anandabodhi, Ayya Santacitta, Jack Kornfield, Narayan Helen Liebenson, Bhikkhu Anâlayo, Joseph Goldstein
Additional Teachers: Steve Armstrong, Tara Brach, Christina Feldman, Gil Fronsdal, Kittisaro + Thanissara, John Peacock, Sharon Salzberg, Tempel Smith


Sustainable Abundance:
Root Teachers: Jen Cohen & Gina LaRoche, Seven Stones Leadership

Seven Stones' teachings include:
• Complex, systemic contexts of capitalism, consumerism, scarcity, racism, and oppression
• Radical sufficiency through interdependence and inclusion
• Somatic practices of centering, release, and completion
• Engaging experimentation as our primary teaching modality and worldview

 

Authentic Movement:
Root Teachers: Alton Wasson + Daphne Lowell
Additional Teachers: Tiffany Sankary and the Authentic Movement peer community

 

Focusing-Oriented Therapies:
Sharon Bauer

Jin Shin Jyutsu:

Root Teachers: Sara Harper, Wayne Hackett

Additional Teachers: Jed Schwartz