Recommended Reading

General

  • Change your Brain, Change your Life by Daniel G Amen
  • Connections: The Five Threads of Intuitive Wisdom by Gabrielle Roth
  • One Taste: The Journals of Ken Wilber by Ken Wilber
  • Saved by a Poem by Kim Rosen
  • Sweat your Prayers: Movement as Spiritual Practice by Gabrielle Roth
  • The Untethered Soul. The Journey Beyond Yourself by Michael A. Singer
  • True Refuge: Finding Peace and Freedom In Your Own Awakened Heart by Tara Brach
  • We The People: Consenting to a Deeper Democracy by John Buck & S. Villines

Art in Motion

  • Art & Fear: Observation on the Perils (and Rewards) of Artmaking by David Bayles and Ted Orland
  • Bird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and Life by Anne Lamott
  • Fearless Creating: A Step-by-Step Guide To Starting and Completing Your Work of Art by Eric Maisel
  • The Art of Creative Thinking: 89 Ways to See Things Differently by Rod Judkins
  • The Empty Space: A Book About the Theatre: Deadly, Holy, Rough, Immediate by Peter Brook
  • The Viewpoints Book: A Practical Guide to Viewpoints and Composition by Anne Bogart
  • The Zen of Creativity: Cultivating Your Artistic Life by John Daido Loori
  • Trust the Process: An Artist's Guide to Letting Go by Shaun McNiff

Libido

  • A Child is Born by Nilsson & Hamberger
  • A General Theory of Love by T. Lewis, F. Amini and R. Lannon
  • Anatomy of Love: A Natural History of Mating, Marriage, and Why We Stray by Helen Fisher
  • Body Voices: Using the Power of Breath, Sound and Movement to Heal and Create New Boundaries by Carolyn Braddock
  • Body, Self and Soul: Sustaining Integration by Jack Rosenberg, & M. Rand
  • Challenge of The Heart: Love, Sex, and Intimacy in Changing Times by John Welwood
  • Constructing the Sexual Crucible: An Integration of Sexual and Marital Therapy by David Schnarch
  • Dear Lover: A Woman's Guide To Men, Sex, And Love's Deepest Bliss by David Deida
  • Falling in Love: Why We Choose the Lovers We Choose by Ayala Malach Pines
  • Guide to Getting It On by P. Joannides
  • Hold Me Tight: Seven Conversations for a Lifetime of Love by Sue Johnson
  • Intimacy & Desire: Awaken the Passion in Your Relationship by David Schnarch
  • Intimate Communion by David Deida
  • It's Perfectly Normal: Changing Bodies, Growing Up, Sex & Sexual Health by Robie H. Harris and Michael Emberley
  • Lesbian Passion by Joanne Loulan
  • Love at Goon Park: Harry Harlow and the Science of Affection by Deborah Blum
  • Maps to Ecstasy: Teachings of an Urban Shaman by Gabrielle Roth
  • Mating in Captivity: Reconciling the Erotic and the Domestic by Esther Perel
  • Passionate Marriage: Keeping Love and Intimacy Alive in Committed Relationships by David Schnarch
  • Radical Acceptance: Embracing Your Life with the Heart of a Buddha by Tara Brach
  • Sex and the Spiritual Teacher: Why it Happens and When It’s a Problem by Scott Edelstein
  • The Body Remembers: the Psychophysiology of Trauma and Trauma Treatment by Babette Rothschild
  • The Erotic Mind by Jack Morin, Ph.D.
  • The Good Vibrations Guide to Sex by Cathy Winks and Anne Semans
  • The Myth of Sanity: Divided Consciousness and the Promise of Awareness by Martha Stout
  • The New Male Sexuality: The Truth About Men, Sex, and Pleasure by Bernie Zilbergeld
  • The Places That Scare You: A Guide to Fearlessness in Difficult Times by Pema Chödrön
  • The Sex Contract: The Evolution of Human Behavior by Helen Fisher
  • Undefended Love by Marlena Lyons & Jett Psaris
  • Wisdom of No Escape by Pema Chödrön

Teachers in Training

  • A General Theory of Love by T. Lewis, F. Amini and R. Lannon
  • Animals and the Origins of Dance by Lonsdale
  • Animals in Translation: Using the Mysteries of Autism to Decode Animal Behavior by T. Grandin & C. Johnson
  • Arching backwards: The Mystical Initiation of a Contemporary Woman by Janet Adler
  • As We Speak: How to Make Your Point and Have It Stick by Peter Meyers
  • Body, Self and Soul: Sustaining Integration by Jack Rosenberg, & M. Rand
  • Body-Centered Psychotherapy: The Hakomi Method by Ron Kurtz
  • Buddha's Brain: The Practical Neuroscience of Happiness by Rick Hanson
  • Dance Alone is Not Enough Vol 7, pp 58-59 (1964) by Marion Chace
  • Dance and Other Expressive Therapies: When Words are Not Enough by F. Levy
  • Dance Movement Therapy: A Healing Art by F. Levy
  • Dance Therapy & Depth Psychology: The Moving Imagination by Joan Chodorow
  • Dancing in the Flames: The Dark Goddess in the Transformation of Consciousness by Marion Woodman & E. Dickson
  • Dancing in the Streets: A History of Collective Joy by Barbara Ehrenreich
  • Daring Greatly by Brene Browne
  • Dreambody: The body's role in revealing the self by Arnie Mindell
  • Ego, Hunger, and Aggression; the Beginning of Gestalt Therapy by Fritz Perls
  • Embodying Experience: Forming a Personal Life by S. Keleman
  • Embracing Our Selves: The Voice Dialogue Manual by Hal & Sidra Stone
  • Falling Upward: A Spirituality for the Two Halves of Life by Richard Rohr
  • Foundations of Expressive Arts Therapies by S.+ E. Levine
  • Free Play: Improvisation in Life and Art by Nachmanovitch, S.
  • Gestalt Therapy Integrated: Contours of Theory & Practice by E+M Polster
  • Gestalt Therapy Verbatim by Fritz Perls
  • Imagine: How Creativity Works by Jonah Lehrer
  • In an Unspoken Voice: How the Body Releases Trauma and Restores Goodness by Peter Levine
  • Integral Psychology: Consciousness, Spirit, Psychology, Therapy by Ken Wilber
  • Job's Body: A Handbook for Bodywork by Deane Juhan
  • Maps to Ecstasy: Teachings of an Urban Shaman by Gabrielle Roth
  • Molecules of Emotion: Why You Feel the Way You Feel by Candice Pert
  • Movement in Psychotherapy by A. Pesso
  • Moving Toward Life: Five Decades of Transformational Dance by Anna Halprin
  • Prayer is Good Medicine by L. Dossey
  • Sensing, Feeling, and Action: the Experiential Anatomy of Body-Mind Centering by Bonnie Bainbridge Cohen
  • Spiritual Emergency: When Personal Transformation Becomes a Crisis by Stan & Christina Grof
  • Tao of Leadership: Lao Tzu's Tao Te Ching adapted for a New Age by John Hieder
  • Teaching Yoga: Exploring the Teacher Student Relationship by Donna Farhi
  • Techniques for the Use of Dance as a Group Therapy Music Therapy, Vol 3 (1954) by Marion Chace
  • The Center Cannot Hold: My Journey Through Madness by E. R. Saks
  • The Developing Mind: Toward a Neurobiology of Interpersonal Experience by Daniel Siegal
  • The Expressive Body in Life, Art and Therapy by Daria Halprin
  • The Gestalt Approach & Eye Witness to Therapy by Fritz Perls
  • The Gifts of Imperfection by Brene Browne
  • The Guru Question by Mariana Caplan
  • The Holy Longing by Connie Sweig
  • The Leadership Dojo: Build your Foundation as an Exemplary Leader by Richard Stozzi-Heckler
  • The Myth of Sanity: Divided Consciousness and the Promise of Awareness by Martha Stout
  • The Neuroscience of Psychotherapy: Building and Rebuilding the Human Brain by Louis Cozolino
  • The Potent Self: A Guide to Spontaneity by M. Feldenkrais
  • The Present Moment in Psychotherapy and Everyday Life by Daniel Stern
  • The Shaman's Body: A New Shamanism for Transforming Health, Relationships, and the Community by Arnie Mindell
  • The Voice of Shame: Silence and Connection in Psychotherapy by Gorden Wheeler & R. Lee
  • Thoughts Without a Thinker: Psychotherapy from a Buddhist Perspective by Mark Epstein
  • Tiny Beautiful Things: Advice on Love and Life from Dear Sugar by Cheryl Strayed
  • Toward a Psychology of Awakening: Buddhism, Psychotherapy, and the Path of Personal and Spiritual Transformation by John Welwood
  • Train Your Mind, Change Your Brain: How a New Science Reveals Our Extraordinary Potential to Transform Ourselves by Sharon Begley
  • Transference and Countertransference Today by Robert Oelsner
  • Waking the Tiger: Healing Trauma: The Innate Capacity to Transform Overwhelming Experiences by Peter Levine
  • Who is the Witness? A Description of Authentic Movement Contact Quarterly Vol 1, No 12, 20-29 (1987) by Janet Adler
  • Wisdom of No Escape by Pema Chödrön
  • Wisdom of the Body Moving: an Introduction to Body-Mind Centering by L. Hartley

Undercurrents

  • A General Theory of Love by T. Lewis, F. Amini and R. Lannon
  • Body, Self and Soul: Sustaining Integration by Jack Rosenberg, & M. Rand
  • Born to Be Good: The Science of a Meaningful Life by Dacher Keltner
  • Buddha's Brain: The Practical Neuroscience of Happiness by Rick Hanson
  • Falling Upward: A Spirituality for the Two Halves of Life by Richard Rohr
  • Grace and Grit: Spirituality and Healing in the Life and Death of Treya Killam Wilber by Ken Wilber
  • Hold Me Tight: Seven Conversations for a Lifetime of Love by Sue Johnson
  • Love at Goon Park: Harry Harlow and the Science of Affection by Deborah Blum
  • Love Sense: The Revolutionary New Science of Romantic Relationships by Dr. Sue Johnson
  • Love's Hidden Symmetry: What Makes Love Work in Relationships by Burt Hellinger & G. Weber
  • Mapping the Terrain of the Heart: The Six Capacities that Guide the Journey of Love by Stephen Goldbart, Ph.D. & David Wallin, Ph.D.
  • Maps to Ecstasy: Teachings of an Urban Shaman by Gabrielle Roth
  • Perfect Love: Imperfect Relationships by John Welwood
  • Radical Acceptance: Embracing Your Life with the Heart of a Buddha by Tara Brach
  • Start Where You Are by Pema Chödrön
  • The Body Remembers: the Psychophysiology of Trauma and Trauma Treatment by Babette Rothschild
  • The Center Cannot Hold: My Journey Through Madness by E. R. Saks
  • The Myth of Sanity: Divided Consciousness and the Promise of Awareness by Martha Stout
  • The Noonday Demon: An Atlas of Depression by Andrew Solomon
  • The Places That Scare You: A Guide to Fearlessness in Difficult Times by Pema Chödrön
  • The Untethered Soul. The Journey Beyond Yourself by Michael A. Singer
  • The Wise Heart: A Guide to the Universal Teaching of Buddhist Psychology by Jack Kornfield
  • Tiny Beautiful Things: Advice on Love and Life from Dear Sugar by Cheryl Strayed
  • Waking the Tiger: Healing Trauma: The Innate Capacity to Transform Overwhelming Experiences by Peter Levine
  • When Things Fall Apart: Heart Advice for Difficult Times by Pema Chödrön
  • Wisdom of No Escape by Pema Chödrön