Book Reviews – May 2010

The Little Book of Aromatherapy

The Little Book of Aromatherapy

Author: Kathi Keville
Publisher: Crossing Press Book
Publication: 2009

Although the term ‘aromatherapy’ was only coined in the 1920s, the use of essential oils has been around for centuries. The ancient cultures of China and Egypt used aromatic plants for well-being. And it is believed that some perfumers in the 14th Century avoided infection from the Black Plague due to their contact with natural aromatics. If,… Read more » 


Beat Sugar Addiction Now!

Beat Sugar Addiction Now!

Author: Jacob Teitelbaum, M.D.
Publisher: Fair Winds Press
Book Publication: 2010

The average person now consumes about 140 pounds of added sugar in their diet, thanks to food processing. The food marketplace is saturated with packaged foods, refined white flour, and 500 different types of energy drinks. It’s no wonder we are a nation addicted to sugar. Everybody knows excess sugar in the diet can lead to obesity, but not… Read more » 


Yantra Yoga: The Tibetan Yoga of Movement

Yantra Yoga: The Tibetan Yoga of Movement

Author: Chögyal Namkhai Norbu
Publisher: Snow Lion
Book Publication: 2010

For the first time in the West, this marvelous and comprehensive text explains the ancient Tibetan practice of Yantra Yoga (www.yantrayoga.org).  Also known as the Yoga of Movement, Yantra Yoga is one of the oldest recorded systems of yoga in the world. Working with postures much like those in Indian hatha yoga, Yantra focuses attention on the… Read more »

Write a Comment

view all comments