BWY East Midlands Region

Suggested general reading

Suggested general reading

This is a suggested list of general reading, not just about yoga, but related activities. If you have other suggestions or reviews, please contact webadmin

Brain Matters

The Psychology of Consciousness – Robert Orenstein
How Children Learn – John Holt
Use Your Head – Tony Buzan
Mind Maps – Tony Buzan
The Brain Book – Peter Russell
Bioenergetics – Alexander Lowen
Teaching as a Subversive subject – J. Goldbaum
Brain Games – Richard Fischer
Learn How to Study – Derek Rowntree
Childrens Minds – Margaret Donaldson


Teaching Adults – Jennifer Rodgers
Assessing Students (and how to recognise them) – Derek Rowntree

Yoga Sequencing – Mark Stephens

Stretching & Thinking

Flexibility – P.McNaught?Davis
Structural Fitness – J. Stirk
Human movement – P.M.Galley
Bone Loading/Osteoporosis – Simpkin Ayalone

Appetite Wetters ?

Siddharta – Hermann Hesse
The Tibetan Art of Living and Dying – Sogyal Rinpoche
The Taboo Against Knowing Who You Are – Alan Watts
How to Meditate – Lawrence Le Shan
The T.M. Technique – Peter Russell
The Practice of Meditation – Charles Bowness
The Prophet – Kahlil Gibran
Mr God, This is Anna – Flynn
A Wizard of Earthsea – Ursula la Guin
The Road Less Travelled – M. Scott Peck
Zen & the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance – Robert Pirsig
Illusions – Robert Bach
The Mind Field – Robert Orenstein
Cloud Hidden, Whereabouts Unknown – Alan Watts
Bioenergetics – Alexander Lowen
The Many Ways of Being – Stephen Annett

‘Thinking’ books [books that make you think] and Yoga books are always coming out in all shapes and sizes and some have a limited print life. Public Libraries can always get you copies but sometimes you have to make a bit of a nuisance of yourself to get them.

Good Book Shops

Compendium..(234 Camden High St. Camden, London NW1)
Watkins Books.(21 Cecil Court. London. WC2) have a good range on Yoga, Religion, Philosophy, etc, (and also a range of second hand books in the basement.)
Alibris – great secondhand online bookshop
The Book Depository – Another great online bookshop selling new and secondhand books.

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