books & resources

Here is an evolving list of books and resources that have moved and inspire me (grouped thematically); I offer these resources in support of more easeful movement & presence – and deepening our understanding of movement potential…


How Life Moves   by Caryn McHose & Kevin Frank

Engaging the Movement of Life   by Bonnie Gintis

Life on Land   by Emilie Conrad

Bone, Breath, & Gesture   by Don Hanlon Johnson

Reclaiming Your Body  by Suzanne Scurlock-Durana


The New Rules of Posture   by Mary Bond

Bodystories   by Andrea Olsen with Caryn McHose

Job’s Body   by Deane Juhan

Anatomy Trains   by Thomas Myers

Trail Guide to the Body   by Andrew Biel

Anatomy of the Moving Body   by Theodore Dimon

Anatomy of Movement   by Blandine Calais-Germain

The Endless Web   by R. Louis Schultz & Rosemary Feitis



The Mindful Brain   by Daniel Siegel

The Heart of Listening   by Hugh Milne

The Serpent and the Wave, a guide to movement meditation   by Jalaja Bonheim


Waking the Tiger, Healing Trauma   by Peter Levine

The Body Bears the Burden   by Robert Scaer

Victims of Cruelty, Somatic Psychotherpay and the Treatment of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder   by Maryanna Eckberg

The Body Keeps the Score – Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma   by Bessel van der Kolk


Finding a Joyful Life in the Heart of Pain   by Darlene Cohen

Being Bodies: Buddhist Women on the Paradox of Embodiment   by Lenore Friedman & Susan Moon

Smile at Fear, Awakening the Heart of Bravery   by Chogyam Trungpa

Intuitive Body   by Wendy Palmer

Nonviolent Communication   by Marshall Rosenberg






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