Category Archives: Yogi Reads

Yogi Reads: Your 3 Best Super Powers

by Olivia Hughes Your 3 Best Super Powers: Meditation, Intuition & Imagination by Sonia Choquette Summary: Super powers! They’re not just for super heroes. These abilities exist within each of us, just waiting to be awakened. Sonia Choquette outlines tools and … Continue reading

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Yogi Reads: The Sun Does Shine

by Olivia Hughes The Sun Does Shine by Anthony Ray Hinton Summary: This equally powerful and gut-wrenching true story is about Anthony Hinton who was falsely convicted (through mistaken identity) of a murder he did not commit. He lived on death … Continue reading

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Yogi Reads: Mudras

by Olivia Hughes Mudras: Yoga in Your Hands  by Gertrud Hirschi Summary: Mudra is a symbolic or ritual gesture in Hinduism and Buddhism. While some mudras involve the entire body, most are performed with the hands and fingers. The ancient practice … Continue reading

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Yogi Reads: Crystal Muse

by Olivia Hughes Crystal Muse: Everyday Rituals to Tune In to the Real You  by Heather Askinosie and Timmi Jandro Summary: I believe an ancient, inner wisdom resides within each of us. We feel it, we know it, but how do … Continue reading

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Yogi Reads: Healing 

by Olivia Cecchettini Healing  by David Elliott “My primary work as a healer is to remind and reconnect people to the power of love.  Self-love is the starting point for anyone seeking healing in their life.” – David Elliott Summary: Healing … Continue reading

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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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