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Book: Your Spine Your Yoga – Bernie Clark

This is the third volume in the author’s five part work on variance in Yoga practice – two years ago I reviewed volumes one and two, and volumes four and five are still to be published. As with volumes one and two, looking at functional anatomy and the...

Book: Too Many Pills – James Le Fanu

“How too much medicine is endangering our health, and what we should do about it” In the introduction the author, a retired GP, references that “In just fifteen years the number of prescriptions issued by family doctors in Britain has increased three-fold”...

Book: Keep your Joints Young – Sarah Key

Joint pain can be one of the most debilitating things we experience – at best annoying; at worst restrictive; at very worst all consuming.  Sometimes, eg accidents, unforeseen circumstances, physiological issues, joint pain is outside of our control. ...

Clarifying Yin Yoga

A sad facet of modern yoga is the divisiveness that adherence to lineages and traditions can, sometimes almost blindly it seems, generate amongst Yogis. I’d hope that any one I’ve spoken to about yoga styles would feel that I’ve been honest on two levels: first in...

Book: Stalking God – Anjali Kumar

“My unorthodox search for something to believe in” We meet the author, a lawyer working for Google, just after the birth of her daughter, seeking to find spiritual meaning to pass on to her child. Over coming months we follow the authors visits to shaman, conmen,...

Book: Lost and Found – Jules Montague

Lost and Found: Memory, identity and who we are when we’re no longer ourselves The concept of identity is something we perhaps don’t think about very often; yes, we think about what we identify with, but not how we actually identify as ourselves. Of...

Book: 10% Human – Alanna Collen

Human Sciences move fast. The Microbiome – our community of bacteria – is one of the areas of more recent insight and ongoing discovery. The title of this book reflects that on a cellular basis bacterial cells in our body are much greater in number than...

Book: The Breathing Book – Donna Farhi

The subtitle “Good Health and Vitality Through Essential Breathwork” sums this book up very well. Anyone who has been to my classes over recent months will know breathwork – Breathing well, and using the breath to improve our wellbeing – is something which...