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Suggested Reading


Applegate, Edith, The Anatomy and Physiology Learning System, 2nd edition, Philadelphia: W.B. Saunders Company, 2000, 1995.


Baptiste, Baron, Journey Into Power, New York: Simon & Schuster, 2002.

Bartenieff, Irmgard with Lewis, Dori, Body Movement: Coping With the Environment, Langhorne, Pennsylvania: Gordon and Breach Science Publishers, 1980.

Bisacre, M., Carlisle, R., Robertson, D., Ruck, J., eds, The Illustrated Encyclopedia of the Human Body and How It Works, New York: Exeter Books, 1979.

Bolles, Edmund Blair, ed., Galileo's Commandment, New York: W. H. Freeman, 1997.

Brennan, Richard, The Alexander Technique Workbook, Longmead, Shaftesbury, Dorset: Element Books Limited, 1992.

Bridgman, George B., The Human Machine: The anatomical structure and mechanism of the human body, New York: Dover Publications, 1939.


Cailliet, Rene, M.D., Low Back Pain Syndrome, 2nd Edition, Philadelphia: F.A. Davis Company, 1968.

Calais-Germain, Blandine, Anatomy of Movement, Seattle: Eastland Press, 1993.

Calais-Germain, Blandine, and Lamotte, Andree, Anatomy of Movement Exercises, Seattle: Eastland Press, 1996 (originally published in French, Editions Desiris (France), 1990).

Cerver, Francisco Asesnsio, editor, The Human Body, Cologne: Könemann Italy, 2000.

Coulter, H. David, Anatomy of Hatha Yoga, Honesdale: Body and Breath, 2001.

Cumbaa, Stephen, The Bones & Skeleton Book, New York: Workman Publishing, 1991.



Delavier, Frederic, Strength Training Anatomy, Paris: Èditions Vigot, 2001 (revised edition of Guide des Mouvements de Musculation, published in 1998 by Èditions Vigot).

Desikachar, T.K.V., The Heart of Yoga: Developing a Personal Practice, Rochester, Vermont: Inner Traditions International, 1995.


Feldenkrais, Moshe, Awareness Through Movement, New York: Harper & Row, 1977.


Grindel, Crowley, Johnston, eds, Anatomy and Physiology, Springhouse, Pennsylvania: Springhouse Corporation, 1997.


Hafen, Brent Q., Ph.D., et al, The Health Effects of Attitudes, Emotions, Relationships, Ashland, Ohio: BookMasters, 1992.

Halpren, Steven, with Louis Savary, Sound Health: The Music and Sounds that Make Us Whole, San Francisco: Harper & Row, Publishers, 1985.

Hanna, Thomas, Somatics: Reawakening the Mind's Control of Movement, Flexibility, and Health, Cambridge: Perseus Books, 1988.

Howley, E.T. and Franks, B.D., Health/Fitness Instructor's Handout, Champaign: Human Kinetics Publishers, Inc., 1986.

Hunt, Valerie V., Infinite Mind: Science of the Human Vibrations of Consciousness, Malibu: Malibu Publishing Co., 1996.



Johnston, Victor S., Why We Feel: The Science of Human Emotions, Cambridge: Perseus Books, 1999.


Keleman, Stanley, Embodying Experience, Berkeley: Center Press, 1987.

Keleman, Stanley, Emotional Anatomy, Berkeley: Center Press, 1985.

Krucoff, Carol and Krucoff, Mitchell, Healing Moves, New York: Three Rivers Press, 2000.


Licht, Sidney, M.D., ed, Therapeutic Exercise, 2nd edition (Revised), Baltimore: Waverly Press, Inc., 1965.

Lowen, Alexander, M.D., Pleasure: A Creative Approach to Life, New York: Penguin Books, 1970.



Marieb, Elaine N., Anatomy & Physiology Coloring Workbook, 5th edition, Menlo Park: Benjamin/Cumming Publishing Company, Inc., 1997.

McCall, Lisa Ann, The McCall Body Balance Method: Simple Concepts for Ageless Movement, Dallas: Brown Books, 2001.

Moore, K., Dalley, A., Clinically Oriented Anatomy, 4th edition, Baltimore: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 1999.


Olsen, Andrea, BodyStories: A Guide to Experiential Anatomy, Barrytown, New York: Station Hill Press, 1991.


Preventative and Rehabilitative Exercise Committee of the American College of Sports Medicine, Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription, 3rd Edition, Philadelphia: Lea & Febiger, 1986.


Rolf, Ida P., Ph.D., Rolfing: The Integration of Human Structures, New York: Harper & Row, 1977.

Rosas, Debbie and Carlos, with Martin, Katherine, Non-Impact Aerobics: The Nia Technique, New York: Random House, 1987. (Out of Print)

Rosas, Debbie and Rosas, Carlos, The Nia Technique: The High-Powered Energizing Workout That Gives You a New Body and a New Life, New York: Broadway Books, 2004

Rossi, Ernest Lawrence, The Psychobiology of Mind-Body Healing: New Concepts of Therapeutic Hypnosis, New York: W.W. Norton & Company, Inc., 1986.

Rywerant, Yochanan, The Feldenkrais Method: Teaching By Handling, New Canaan, CT: Keats Publishing, Inc., 1983.



Samuels, Mike, M.D. and Samuels, Nancy, Seeing With the Mind's Eye, New York: Random House, 1975.

Scaravelli, Vanda, Awakening The Spine, San Francisco: Harper Collins Publishers, 1991.

Schultz, R. Louis, PhD and Feitis, Rosemary, DO, The Endless Web: Fascial Anatomy and Physical Reality, Berkeley, California: North Atlantic Books, 1996.

Shioda, Gozo, Dynamic Aikido, New York: Harper & Row, 1968.

Siler, Brooke, The Pilates Body, New York: Broadway Books, 2000.

Sugawara, Tesutaka; Xing, Lujian; and Jones, Mark B., Aikido and Chinese Martial Arts, Volume 2, Tokyo: Sugawara Martial Arts Institute, Inc., 1998.


Thibodeau, Gary A., PhD, Structure & Function of the Body, 9th edition, St. Louis: Mosby-Year Book, 1992.

Thompson, Clem W., Manual of Structural Kinesiology, 10th edition, St. Louis: Times Mirror/Mosby College Publishing, 1985.


Walker, Richard, Encyclopedia of the Human Body, New York: DK Publishing, 2002.

Wildish, Paul, The Book of Ch'i: Harnessing the Healing Force of Energy, Boston: Tuttle Publishing, 2000.

Winsor, Mari, with Mark Laska, The Pilates Powerhouse, Cambridge: Perseus Books, 1999.