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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: 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: Light On Life

by Olivia Cecchettini “Light on Life: The Yoga Journey to Wellness, Inner Peace, and Ultimate Freedom”  by B. K. S. Iyengar Summary: Known throughout the world as one of the great yoga teachers, B. K. S. Iyengar touched many lives through … Continue reading

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Yogi Reads: Yoga for Life

by Olivia Cecchettini “Yoga for Life: A Journey to Inner Peace and Freedom”  by Colleen Saidman Yee Summary: Yoga for Life is an amazing memoir written with such searing honesty, it touched me deep within my soul. Colleen Saidman Yee shares … Continue reading

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Yogi Reads: Be Love Now

by Olivia Cecchettini “Be Love Now: The Path of the Heart” by Ram Dass Summary: Part memoir and part spiritual guide to simple living, Be Love Now offers a fascinating glimpse into Ram Dass’s path following his personal Guru, Marahaji-ji. Guru, in the West, … Continue reading

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Yogi Reads: Yoga Girl

by Olivia Cecchettini “Yoga Girl” by Rachel Brathen Summary: Rachel Brathen, also know as Yoga Girl, is spreading love across the globe one hug at a time. If you’re not already following her on social media, you most likely will be soon, … Continue reading

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Yogi Reads: The Anatomy of the Spirit

by Olivia Cecchettini “The Anatomy of the Spirit: The Seven Stages of Power and Healing” by Carolyn Myss Summary: Caroline Myss is an acclaimed medical intuitive and motivational speaker. In this book she presents her findings on fifteen years of research … Continue reading

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Yogi Reads: The Book of Awakening

by Olivia Cecchettini “The Book of Awakening:  Having the Life You Want by Being Present to the Life You Have” by Mark Nepo Summary: Mark Nepo is a writer, poet, and spiritual pioneer of our time. In The Book of Awakening, he … Continue reading

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Yogi Reads: Start Where You Are

by Olivia Cecchettini  “Start Where You Are: A Guide to Compassionate Living” by Pema Chodron Summary: Start Where You Are is a handbook for awakening a compassionate heart and choosing love over fear. Beginning the healing process from the inside … Continue reading

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Yogi Reads: Meditations from the Mat

by Olivia Cecchettini Meditations from the Mat: Daily Reflections on the Path of Yoga by Rolf Gates and Katrina Kenison Summary: The 365 meditations in this book integrate the mindfulness that yoga teaches into our everyday lives. Each day the … Continue reading

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