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Love Poems to God

Book Review: Love Poems from God

Love Poems From God Twelve Sacred Voices from the East and West Translations by Daniel Ladinsky book review by Kenzie Pattillo THEY CAN BE LIKE A SUN They can be like the sun, words. They can do for the heart what light can for a field. -St. John of the Cross I began shaving for […]


Book review: Myths of the Asana

Myths of the Asanas The Stories at the Heart of the Yoga Tradition Written by Alanna Kaivalya and Arjuna van der Kooij Book review by Kenzie Pattillo “Yogic myth has a genius to clothe the infinite in human form.” Eknath Easwaran The authors of ‘Myths of the Asanas’, Alanna Kaivalya and Arjuna van der Kooij, […]



Book Review: “May I Be Happy” by Cyndi Lee

“May I Be Happy” A Memoir of Love, Yoga, and Changing My Mind Written by Cyndi Lee A book review by Kenzie Pattillo I found a new yoga memoir at the library last month unexpectedly. I’d been in left brain yoga study for months it seemed – reading books about hands-on adjustments, sequencing and anatomy […]



Ayurveda, Yoga & You: The Hot Belly Diet book review

Ayurveda, Yoga and You: The Hot Belly Diet by Dr. Suhas Kshirsagar Dr. Suhas (as he is called by his students and colleagues) has sub-titled his new book “A 30-day Ayurvedic Plan to Reset your Metabolism, Lose Weight, and Restore your Body’s Natural Balance to Heal Itself.” And the magical diet plan he describes presents […]


Bring on the Yoga Fiction – Book Reviews by Kenzie

Continuing the theme of ‘yoga books not found in the ‘Yoga’ section of the library’, I present to you two works of ‘Yoga Fiction’. Though I read all sorts of books, I turn to fiction when I want to take a little vacation from my life and inhabit a completely imaginary one that is well […]


Kenzie’s Book Review: How We Live Our Yoga

How We Live our Yoga Teachers and Practitioners on How Yoga Enriches, Surprises, and Heals Us Personal Stories edited by Valerie Jeremijenko Upon finishing this book and contemplating this review, foremost in my mind was the need to convince everyone to read it. The collection of personal stories, ‘How We Live Our Yoga’, feels like […]