Online classes are the perfect way to help kickstart ....or support an established yoga practice. On those days when it's near impossible for me to get to a studio here are a couple of links I like to use.
YogaGlo - Online yoga classes with the likes of Seane Corn, Tiffany Cruikshank, Amy Ippoliti, James Crandell, Elena Brower & more. Monthly $18 subscription.
Do Yoga With Me - Free Online classes for all levels
Yoga with Adriene - Free classes and plus a payed 30 day challenges.
Tara Stiles - Yogi to the stars.
MBSR Yoga #1 - Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (as developed by Jon Kabat-Zinn)
MBSR Yoga #2 - Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction
(** if you have any favourites not listed here I'd love to hear about them. Feel free to drop me a link in the comments.)
Delving a little deeper into the practice of yoga here are some
Interesting Interviews on the integration of yoga:
Sean Corn:Yoga, Meditation in action.
Matthew Sanford: The Body's Grace
Bessel Van der Kolk: Restoring the body; Yoga, EMDR and treating trauma.
Michael Faith: Living Yoga's mission is to reach adults and teens in prisons and in drug and alcohol treatment centers - yoga style - as a means of rehabilitation.
Sarah Joy Marsh: Yoga in Prisons.
Books I've been reading:
The Heart of Yoga by Desikachar
Yoga Beyond Belief by Ganga White
The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali
The Tree of Yoga by BKS Iyengar
Jivamukti Yoga by Sharon Gannon & David Life
The Body Keeps The Score by Bessel van der Kolk
Fate and Destiny by Michael Meade
Trauma & Recovery by Judith Herman
Quantum Healing by Deepak Chopra
The Sickening Mind, Brain, Behaviour, Immunity & Disease by Paul Martin
Somantics by Thomas Hanna
Eastern Body Western Mind by Anodea Judith
Trauma Sensitive Yoga in Treatment by David Emerson
Yoga centered Humanitarian Organisations:
The Human Kindness Foundation
Off the Matt into the World & NZ & Aus
Warriors for Healing