What is the required reading for certification?

Published on August 25, 2015

Required reading for certification

Nelson, Ken. Creating the Conditions for Transformation: How to design and lead mind-body workshops, trainings and retreats

Taylor, Kylea. 1995, The Ethics of Caring (Santa Cruz: Hanford Mead Publishers)

Miller, Richard. 2005, Yoga Nidra: The Meditative Heart of Yoga (Boulder, CO: Sounds True, Inc.)

Additional reading material for certification

Experiential Learning Theory:

Gardner, Howard. 1993, Multiple Intelligences: Theory in Practice (NY: BasicBooks)

Glazer, Steven. (Ed.) 1998, The Heart of Learning: Spirituality in Education (NY: PenguinPutnam)

Goleman, Daniel. 1995, Emotional Intelligence: Why It Can Matter More Than IQ (NY: Bantam)

Kolb, David A., 1983, Experiential Learning: the Source of Learning and Development (Prentice Hall)

Kolb, David A., et.al., 1994, Organizational Behavior: An Experiential Approach (Prentice Hall)

Mann, John. 1972, Learning to Be: The Education of Human Potential (NY, The Free Press) 

Reed, Edward S. 1996, The Necessity of Experience (New Haven: Yale University Press)

Inspiration for Leaders:

Kornfield, Jack. 1993, A Path with Heart: Guide to Perils & Promises of a Spiritual Life (N.Y: Bantam)

Levit, Atma Jo Ann. 2004, Pilgrim of Love: The Life & Teachings of Swami Kripalu (Rhinbeck, NY: Monkfish)

Mindell, Arnold. 1993, The Shaman’s Body: Transforming Health, Relationships, Community (NY: HarperCollins)

Palmer, Parker Jr. 1998, The Courage to Teach: Landscape of a Teacher’s Life (San Fran: Jossey-Bass)

Palmer, Parker Jr. 1993, To Know as We Are Known: Education a Spiritual Journey (NY:HarperCollins)

Whyte, David. 2001, Crossing the Unknown Sea: Work as a Pilgrimage (NY:Penguin Putnam).

Workshop Training and Practice Manuals:

Baldwin, Christina. 1998, Calling the Circle: The First and Future Culture (NY: Bantam Books)

Cooper, Susan. 1980, Preparing, Designing and Leading Workshops (NY: Van Nostrand Reinhold)

Duhl, Bunny S. (Ed.) 1994, Training the Trainer (Burien, WA: Avanta, the Virginia Satir Network)

Heron, John. 1999, The Complete Facilitator’s Handbook (Sterling, VA: Stylus Publishing)

Hoff, Ron. 1988, I Can See You Naked: Making Great Presentations (Kansas City: Andrews & McMeel)

Hunter, Dale, et.al. 1995, The Art of Facilitation: How to Create Group Synergy (Tucson: Fisher Books)

Hunter, Dale, et.al. 1995, Zen of Groups: Handbook for People Meeting With a Purpose  (Fisher Books)

Kaner, Sam. 1996, Facilitator’s Guide to Participatory Decision-Making (Canada: New Society Pub.)

Wilkinson, Michael. 2004, The Secrets of Facilitation: Getting Results with Groups (San Francisco:Jossey-Bass)

Yoga Theory and Practice:

Cope, Stephen. 2006. The Wisdom of Yoga (Bantam Books)

Cope, Stephen . 2003. Yoga For Emotional Flow 2 CD Set (Sounds True)

Cope, Stephen. 1999, Yoga and the Quest for the True Self (NY: Bantam).

Cope, Stephen, 2006. Wisdom of Yoga: Excerpts fom the Book CD (Kripalu Yoga Teachers Assocation)

Faulds, Richard. 2006, Kripalu Yoga: A Guide to Practice On and Off the Mat (NY: Bantam) 

Sarley, Dinabandhu and Ila. 1999, The Essentials of Yoga (Dell Books)

Stapleton, Don. 2004, Self-Awakening Yoga: The Expansion of Consciousness through the Body’s Own Wisdom (Inner Traditions)

Weintraub, Amy. 2004, Yoga for Depression (Broadway Books, a Division of Random House, Inc.)

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