Category Archives: Yogi Reads

Yogi Reads: Women Who Run With the Wolves

by Olivia Cecchettini Women Who Run With the Wolves: Myths and Stories of the Wild Woman Archetype by Clarissa Pinkola Estes “Within every woman is a wild and natural creature, a powerful force, filled with good instincts, passionate creativity, and ageless … Continue reading

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Yogi Reads: The Teacher Appears

by Olivia Cecchettini The Teacher Appears: 108 Prompts to Power Your Yoga Practice  by Brian Leaf Summary: We choose who to see, what to wear, what to eat, how to exercise… Every moment offers us the opportunity to choose our response, yet … Continue reading

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Yogi Reads: The Awakened Family

by Olivia Cecchettini The Awakened Family  by: Shefali Tsabary, Ph.D Summary: I’ve seen yoga used as a tool for radical self-acceptance, helping people become more aware, present and in tune with their lives. Using many techniques familiar to yoga and meditation practitioners, The … Continue reading

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Yogi Reads: Man’s Search for Meaning

by Olivia Cecchettini Man’s Search for Meaning by: Viktor Frankl Summary: “Man’s Search for Meaning” may not seem like a “yogi read” at first glance, but its message about the universal search for meaning in suffering gets at the heart … Continue reading

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Yogi Reads: The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali

by Olivia Cecchettini The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali Translation and Commentary by Sri Swami Satchidananda Summary: Sutra in Sanskrit means “thread.” Each verse of the sutras is a thread in the tapestry of Raja Yoga, a yogic path of meditation … Continue reading

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Yogi Reads: The Desire Map

by Olivia Cecchettini The Desire Map: A Guide to Creating Goals with Soul by: Danielle LaPorte Summary: Part workbook, part engaging read, The Desire Map may change the way you think and feel about your goals – which in turn will change the way you … Continue reading

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Yogi Reads: Living Your Yoga

by Olivia Cecchettini “Living Your Yoga: Finding the Spiritual in Everyday Life” by Judith Hanson Lasater Summary: You don’t have to go to a mountaintop in order to have a spiritual experience. Living Your Yoga makes it clear that spirituality can … Continue reading

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Yogi Reads: Courage: The Joy of Living Dangerously

by Olivia Cecchettini “Courage: The Joy of Living Dangerously” by Osho Summary: Courage: The Joy of Living Dangerously examines the very human experience of fear and challenges the ways in which we would typically respond. A provocative spiritual teacher, Osho believes … Continue reading

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Yogi Reads: Yoga and Long Life

by Olivia Cecchettini “Yoga and Long Life”  by Yogi Gupta Summary: Books often have a way of coming into your life at just the right time, but I wish this book had found me sooner on my yoga journey! “Yoga and … Continue reading

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Yogi Reads: The Complete Guide to Yin Yoga

by Olivia Cecchettini “The Complete Guide to Yin Yoga” by Bernie Clark Summary: The Complete Guide to Yin Yoga provides a great in-depth look at the practice and benefits of Yin Yoga. All forms of yoga provide benefits on the physical, … Continue reading

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