Suggested Links & Resources
Associated Bodywork and Massage Professionals (ABMP) is the organization that provides my national certification in bodywork. It is also a great resource for anyone interested in learning more about bodywork. https://www.abmp.com/public
Body Sense Magazine http://www.bodysensemagazinedigital.com/read/account_titles/151027
United States Trager Association website for more information about the Trager Approach http://www.tragerus.org/
Upledger Institute is the organization through which I’ve taken my CranioSacral Therapy trainings. http://www.upledger.com/
Institute of the Himalayan Tradition (IHT) in St Paul, MN is where I did my teacher training:
My education continues at Mount Madonna Center in California: https://www.mountmadonna.org/
I received my initial Health and Wellness Coaching training and certificate through Catalyst Coaching Institute:
They have a great podcast on all sorts of topics for coaches as well as the general public:
The National Board for Health and Wellness Coaching governs standardization and oversight in the field:
Loving What Is by Byron Katie is a very practical guide to seeing reality more clearly, and embracing it. The process of inquiry described in this book helps to stop the churning mind, turn the attention inward, and take the action that is most needed to benefit ourselves and others.
Movement As A Way To Agelessness by Milton Trager, M.D. is a delightful guide to Mentastics with pictures and prose by Dr. Trager.
Moving Medicine by Jack Liskin is the authorized biography of Milton Trager, M.D.
The Permanent Pain Cure by Ming Chew, PT makes a bold statement in its title, but the stretches in this book are highly effective! They are unlike any physical therapy or yoga movements that I’ve come across, and I strongly encourage trying them to overcome musculoskeletal discomfort.
Sri Ram Publishing is where books can be found by the yogi whose teachings I follow, Baba Hari Dass.
The Royal Path by Swami Rama is a great introduction to the practices of yoga.
The Upside of Stress by Kelly McGonigal discusses how to use the stress response to your benefit rather than to your detriment. Turns out that trying to calm yourself during stressful situations is actually counterproductive! Very convincing evidence that facing our problems and connecting with others, rather than avoiding and isolating, leads to a more fulfilling life.
Your Inner Physician and You by John Upledger, D.O. is an introduction to CranioSacral Therapy written by the osteopath who discovered what we now know to be the cranio-sacral system.