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Manduka Pro, Premium 6mm Thick Mat

Standard: 7. 5 lbs. ; 71" x 26"; 6 mm thick

Long: 9. 5 lbs. ; 85" x 26"; 6 mm thick

Closed-cell surface prevents sweat from seeping into the mat.

Non-toxic, emissions-free manufacturing, 100% latex free.

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The Jewel of Abundance by Ellen Grace O'Brian

In The Jewel of Abundance, award-winning author and Kriya Yoga teacher Ellen Grace O'Brian reveals an overlooked aspect of yoga: its powerful teachings on prosperity.

The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali: A Visual Meditation Book One by Melissa Townsend

A remarkable approach to the classic Yogic text, The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali - A Visual Meditation, is both a traditional, well-informed translation of Book One of the Yoga Sutras, with commentary; and it is a sophisticated art book, with full color, full page reproductions of the beautiful and evocative paintings, one for each for each sutra, created by the author as meditative guides in response to her years of work, studying, working with, and translating the Yoga Sutras.

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The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali - A Visual Meditation: Book Two by Melissa Townsend

An Absolutely Stunning Yoga Sutras Art Book!Artist, Yoga practitioner, Sanskrit teacher, and internationally known psychic, Melissa Townsend brings us the second in her series of translations of the Yoga Sutras, combining gorgeous, powerfully evocative images for each sutra, with clear, accessible translation and commentary.

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Awakening Shakti: The Transformative Power of the Goddesses of Yoga by Sally Kempton

In Awakening Shakti, you will learn how to recognize and invite:

Kali, bringer of strength, fierce love, and untamed freedom

Lakshmi, who confers prosperity and beauty

Saraswati, for clarity of communication and intuition

Radha, who carries the divine energy of spiritual longing

Bhuvaneshvari, who creates the space for sacred transformation

Parvati, to awaken creativity and the capacity to love

Dodging Energy Vampires: An Empath's Guide to Evading Relationships That Drain You and Restoring Your Health and Power by Northrup M.D., Christiane

In Dodging Energy Vampires, Christiane Northrup, M.D., draws on the latest research in this exciting new field, along with stories from her global community and her own life, to explore the phenomenon of energy vampires and show us how we can spot them, dodge their tactics, and take back our own energy.

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The Heart of Yoga: Developing a Personal Practice by T. K. V. Desikachar

In The Heart of Yoga Desikachar offers a distillation of his father's system as well as his own practical approach, which he describes as "a program for the spine at every level--physical, mental, and spiritual."

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Start Where You Are: A Guide to Compassionate Living by Pema Chodron

We all want to be fearless, joyful, and fully alive. And we all know that it’s not so easy. We’re bombarded every day with false promises of ways to make our lives better—buy this, go here, eat this, don’t do that; the list goes on and on. But Pema Chödrön shows that, until we get to the heart of who we are and really make friends with ourselves, everything we do will always be superficial.

 

Reiki Resources

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Insight Timer, free app for meditation & sleep

martphone app and online community for meditation

The Reiki Manual : A Training Guide for Reiki Students, Practitioners, and Masters Kindle Edition by Penelope Quest

Covering Reiki levels 1, 2, and 3, this book conveys information in an accessible, structured, and interactive way to enhance the reader's understanding, knowledge, and experience of the practice.

Essential Reiki : A Complete Guide to an Ancient Healing by Diane Stein

Diane Stein breaks new ground in her classic guide to this ancient practice. While no book can replace the directly received Reiki “attunements,” ESSENTIAL REIKI provides everything else that the healer, practitioner, and teacher of this system needs.

Opening to Channel: How to Connect with Your Guide by Sanaya Roman

This book takes the reader step-by-step into the experience of channeling. The book provides a frame of reference by weaving in the story of how the authors became channels and then taught other people how to channel.

Heal - Change Your Mind. Change Your Body. Change Your Life., film

Director Kelly Noonan's documentary takes us on a scientific and spiritual journey where we discover that our thoughts, beliefs, and emotions have a huge impact on our health and ability to heal.

 

Teacher Training Reading List

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Light On Yoga: The Bible of Modern Yoga, by B.K.S. Iyengar

The definitive guide to the philosophy and practice of Yoga--the ancient healing discipline for body and mind--by its greatest living teacher. Light on Yoga provides complete descriptions and illustrations of all the positions and breathing exercises.

Refining The Breath - The Art of the Awakened Breath: , by Doug Keller

'Refining the Breath' takes you step-by-step into the yoga of the breath. It is ideal for both beginning and intermediate yoga students, explaining the basics of breath both anatomically and energetically (as described within the yoga tradition).

Wheels of Life: A User's Guide to the Chakra System by Anodea Judith

Wheels of Life takes you on a powerful journey through progressively transcendent levels of consciousness. View this ancient metaphysical system through the light of new metaphors, ranging from quantum physics to child development.

 

Podcasts

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Bliss and Grit (Apple Podcasts) / Bliss and Grit (Google Play)

Join us as we feel our way through the path by integrating somatic practices, psychology, spirituality, and transformation through meditation.

Reiki Lifestyle® (Apple Podcasts) /

This podcast provides a global Reiki community by creating the opportunity for us join together in our common goal of contributing to the wellness of the world. Reiki Lifestyle® (Google Play)

ChitheadsCHITHEADS from Embodied Philosophy (Apple Podcasts) / ChitheadsCHITHEADS from Embodied Philosophy (Google Podcasts)

Interviews with leaders, elders and teachers from the yoga and wider wisdom community on eastern philosophies, consciousness studies, social justice, and the human spiritual condition.

 

Woo-Woo

Angels and Ancestors Oracle Cards: A 55-Card Deck and Guidebook

A one-of-a-kind oracle card deck that combines Angelic guidance with Aboriginal, Native American, Celtic, and Earth based spiritualities.

Angel Tarot Cards: A 78-Card Deck and Guidebook

This is the first deck of tarot cards created that is 100 percent gentle, safe, and trustworthy! All of the words in this deck, as well as the illustrations by Steve A. Roberts, are positive and beautiful, while still retaining the magical effectiveness of traditional tarot.


 
 
 
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YogaAccessories, Rectangular Cotton Yoga Bolster

24'' long x 6'' high x 12'' wide

Removable cover for easy washing

100% cotton cloth

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You Can Heal Your Life by Louise Hay

"If we are willing to do the mental work, almost anything can be healed." The author has a great deal of experience and firsthand information to share about healing, including how she cured herself after being diagnosed with cancer. An excerpt from You Can Heal Your Life: Life Is Really Very Simple. What We Give Out, We Get Back What we think about ourselves becomes the truth for us.

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Meditation for the Love of It: Enjoying Your Own Deepest Experience by Sally Kempton

Now with Meditation for the Love of It, Sally Kempton shares practical secrets to help us turn meditation into an unconditional embrace of the fullness of our experience—on and off the meditation cushion.

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With The Empath’s Survival Guide, Dr. Orloff offers a practical tool set to help sensitive people develop healthy coping mechanisms in our high-stimulus world―while fully embracing the empath’s gifts of intuition, compassion, creativity, and spiritual connection.The Empath's Survival Guide: Life Strategies for Sensitive People by Orloff MD, Judith

Yoga and Ayurveda by David Frawley

Yoga & Ayurveda together form a complete approach for optimal health, vitality and higher awareness.

Codependent No More: How to Stop Controlling Others and Start Caring for Yourself by Melody Beattie

The healing touchstone of millions, this modern classic by one of America's best-loved and most inspirational authors holds the key to understanding codependency and to unlocking its stultifying hold on your life.

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Breaking The Habit of Being Yourself: How to Lose Your Mind and Create a New One by Dr. Joe Dispenza

In Breaking the Habit of Being Yourself, renowned author, speaker, researcher, and chiropractor Dr. Joe Dispenza combines the fields of quantum physics, neuroscience, brain chemistry, biology, and genetics to show you what is truly possible.

When Things Fall Apart: Heart Advice for Difficult Times by Pema Chodro

How can we live our lives when everything seems to fall apart—when we are continually overcome by fear, anxiety, and pain? The answer, Pema Chödrön suggests, might be just the opposite of what you expect. Here, in her most beloved and acclaimed work, Pema shows that moving toward painful situations and becoming intimate with them can open up our hearts in ways we never before imagined.

 

Sierra Comfort, All Inclusive Portable Reiki Table

2” High Density Foam Deck / Water & Oil Resistant PU Leather Upholstery

Tabletop Dimensions: 73” x 28” / Height (Adjustable): 25.5” x 33.5” / Folded/Closed Table: 37” x 28” x 7”

Table Weight: 31 lbs / 400 lbs Working Weight Capacity

Healing Power of Reiki A Modern Master's Approach to Emotional, Spiritual & Physical Wellness by Raven Keyes

Keyes offers inspirational experiences of connecting with angels and spirit guides, and shares the joys and pains of working with patients, their loved ones, and their communities. Through stories and meditations, readers are filled with hope and a sense of good will.

Reiki for Life: The Complete Guide to Reiki Practice for Levels 1, 2 & 3 by Penelope Quest

An exciting and comprehensive handbook, Reiki for Life contains everything readers need to know about the healing art of Reiki, including basic routines, details about the power and potential of each level, special techniques for enhancing Reiki practice, and helpful direction on the use of Reiki toward spiritual growth.

What the Bleep Do We Know!?, film

"WHAT THE #$*! DO WE KNOW?!" is a radical departure from convention. It demands a freedom of view and greatness of thought so far unknown, indeed, not even dreamed of since Copernicus.

Gaia Channel, Films, Shows, & Classes Streaming Subscription

global digital pseudoscience and yoga video streaming service and online community

 

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The Yoga Tradition: Its History, Literature, Philosophy and Practice, by Georg Feuerstein

This is a work of impeccable scholarship by a person who has dedicated his life to the understanding and practice of yoga. The book offers a complete overview of every Yogic tradition, from the familiar to the lesser-known forms. It also covers all aspects of Hindu, Buddhist and Jaina Yoga, including history, philosophy, literature, psychology and practice.

Yoga Anatomy, by Leslie Kaminoff and Amy Matthews

With more asanas, vinyasas, full-color anatomical illustrations, and in-depth information, the second edition of YogaAnatomy provides you with a deeper understanding of the structures and principles underlying each movement and of yoga itself.


The Anatomy Coloring Book, by Winn Kapit

A useful tool for anyone with an interest in learning anatomical structures, this concisely written text features precise, extraordinary hand-drawn figures that were crafted especially for easy coloring and interactive study. Organized according to body systems, each of the 162 two-page spreads featured in this book includes an ingenious color-key system where anatomical terminology is linked to detailed illustrations of the structures of the body.

 

Yoga Talks (Apple Podcasts) / Yoga Talks (Google Podcasts)

J interviews guests from old-school yoga teachers to other yoga revolutionists about philosophy and the business of yoga.

psychicteachers (Apple Podcasts) / psychicteachers (Google Podcasts)

Tune in and listen to these funny ladies discuss everything from ghosts and energy vampires to chakra clearing and spirit guides.

Medicine Stories (Apple Podcasts) / Medicine Stories (Google Podcasts)

Story is medicine, magic is real, healing is open-ended & endless.

Enlightened Empaths (Apple Podcasts) / The Grateful Messenger (Google Podcast) - [same podcast, different names]

The goal of this podcast is to foster a community of like minded individuals who are striving to embrace their empathic intuition and empower one another to accept, hone and share their gifts.

 

Keepers of the Light Oracle Cards

The Keepers of the Light is a congregation of Ascended Masters and divine beings that are dedicated to the peace, healing, and nurturing of the world.

Goddess Guidance Oracle Cards

The goddesses are angelic, powerful, loving beings who want to help you with every part of your life. In this set of 44 oracle cards by Doreen Virtue, the bestselling author of the Healing with the Angels and Magical Mermaids and Dolphins Oracle Cards, you'll learn who the different cross-cultural goddesses are and how they can help you.