A Restrospective on the Tranquil Space Arlington Book Group


Last night marked the 17th meeting of the Tranquil Space Arlington Book Group. We've met 4 to 6 times a year since October 2011 and have had some incredible discussions. In light of forthcoming 18th meeting (November 16, 2014) and 3 year anniversary in early fall, here's the list of everything we've read and discussed so far:

  • August 2014—Yoga Body: The Origins of Modern Posture Practice by Mark Singleton

  • May 2014—Gita Wisdom by Joshua Greene

  • February 2014—Yoga Gems: A Treasury of Practical and Spiritual Wisdom from Ancient and Modern Masters by Georg Feuerstein Ph.D.

  • January 2014—Wherever You Go, There You Are by Jon Kabat-Zinn

  • October 2013—Yoga Body, Buddha Mind by Cindi Lee

  • August 2013—The Secret Power of Yoga by Nischala Joy Devi

  • June 2013—Mindfulness in Plain English: 20th Anniversary Edition by Bhante Henepola Gunaratana

  • April 2013—The Tao Te Ching as interpreted by Stephen Mitchell

  • February 2013—Happy Yoga, by Steve Ross

  • December 2012—Bringing Yoga to Life by Donna Farhi

  • October 2012—The Tao of Pooh by Benjamin Hoff

  • August 2012—Yoga & the Path of the Urban Mystic by Darren Main

  • June 2012—Comfortable with Uncertainty by Pema Chodron

  • April 2012—Poser: My Life in 23 Yoga Poses by Claire Dederer

  • February 2012—Myths of the Asanas by Alanna Kaivalya

  • December 2011—The Four Agreements by Don Miguel Ruiz

  • October 2011—Hand Wash Cold: Care Instructions for an Ordinary Life by Karen Maezen Miller

The book group has been a blast these last 3 years and I expect more lively and provocative discussions as we continue. Our 18th meeting will be on November 16, 2014, 7:30-8:30 PM at Tranquil Space Arlington. We will discuss Journey into Power by Baron Baptiste.

A list of dates and books for 2015 is being developed. Leave a comment here with any recommendations for future book group selections.

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