Somatic Breath Therapy delivers proven results in recovering from the trials of being human.



(* Required Reading for Practitioner Certification)

(** Suggested Reading Before the Empowerment Training Begins)

Breath and related:

Caponigro, Andy (2005), The Miracle of the Breath: Mastering Fear, Healing Illness, and Experiencing the Divine. Novato, CA: New World Library.

*Farhi, Donna (1996), The Breathing Book: Good Health and Vitality Through Essential Breath Work. New York: Henry Holt & Co.

Fried, Robert, PhD. (1999), Breathe Well, Be Well. NYC, New York: John Wiley and Sons, Inc.

Grof, Stanislav (1989), Spiritual Emergency: When Personal Transformation Becomes a Crisis, NYC, NY: Jeremy Tarcher/Putnam.

Grof, Stanislav (1993), The Holotropic Mind: The Three Levels of Human Consciousness & How They Shape Our Lives. NYC, NY: Harper Collins

*Grof, Stanislav (2000), Psychology of the Future: Lessons from Modern Consciousness Research, Albany, NY: SUNY Press.

*Hendricks, Gay (1995), Conscious Breathing: Breathwork for Health, Stress Release and Personal Mastery. New York: Bantam Books.

Lee, Al & Don Campbell (2009), Perfect Breathing: Transform Your Life One Breath at a Time. NYC, New York: Sterling Publishing Co.

*Leonard, Jim (1996), The Skill of Happiness: Creating Daily Ecstasy with Vivation, Fond du Lac, WI: Three Blue Herons Publishing.

Lewis, Dennis (1996), The Tao of Natural Breathing: For Health, Well-Being and Inner Growth. San Francisco, CA: Mountain Wind Publishing.

*Lewis, Dennis (2004), Free Your Breath, Free Your Life: How Conscious Breathing Can Relieve Stress, Increase Vitality, and Help You Live More Fully. Boston, MA: Shambhala Publishing, Inc.

Manne, Joy (2004), Conscious Breathing: How Shamanic Breathwork Can Transform Your Life. Berkeley, CA: North Atlantic Books.

*Minett, Gunnel (2004), Exhale: An Overview of Breathwork, Edinburgh, Scotland: Floris Books.

*Morningstar, Jim (1994), Breathing in Light and Love: Your Call to Breath and Body Mastery, Milwaukee, WI: Transformations, Inc.

*Sky, Michael (1990), Breathing: Expanding Your Power and Energy. Santa Fe, NM: Bear & Co.

Taylor, Kylea (1994), The Breathwork Experience: Exploration and Healing In Nonordinary States of Consciousness. Santa Cruz, CA: Hanford Mead.

*Taylor, Kylea (1995), The Ethics of Caring: Honoring the Web of Life in Our Professional Healing Relationships. Santa Cruz, CA: Hanford Mead Publishers.

Taylor, Kylea ed. (2003), Exploring Holotropic Breathwork: Selected Articles from a Decade of ‘The Inner Door’. Santa Cruz, CA: Hanford Mead Publishers.

Zi, Nancy (1986), The Art of Breathing: Six Simple Lessons to Improve Performance, Health and Well-Being. Berkeley, CA: Frog, Ltd. & Vivi Co.


Empowerment Related:

Brach, Tara (2003), Radical Acceptance: Embracing Your Life With the Heart of the Buddha. New York, NY: Bantam Books.

Eden, Donna (1998), Energy Medicine. New York, NY: Jeremy P. Tarcher/Putnam Press.

Goleman, Daniel (1994), Emotional Intelligence: Why It Can Matter More Than New York, NY: Bantam Books.

*/**Greene, Glenda (1999), Love Without End: Jesus Speaks. Ft. Worth, TX: Heartwings Publishing.

Greene, Glenda (2004), Keys of Jeshua. Sedona, AZ: Spirits Publishing.

*Katie, Byron (2002), Loving What Is: 4 Questions That Can Change Your Life. Manhattan Beach, CA: Byron Katie, Inc.

Katie, Byron (2004), I Need Your Love – Is That True? New York, NY: Harmony Books/Random House Inc.

Levine, Peter (2005) Healing Trauma, Boulder, Co, Sounds True, Inc

Levine, Peter (1997), Waking the Tiger: Healing Trauma. Berkeley, CA: North Atlantic Books.

Pearsall, Paul (1999), The Heart’s Code: Tapping the Wisdom and Power of Our  Heart Energy. New York, NY: Broadway Books.

Pert, Candace B. (1997), Molecules of Emotion: The Science Behind Mind-Body Medicine. New York, NY: Scribner.

Porges, Stephen (2011), The Polyvagal Theory, NY: W.W. Norton Books

Ruiz, Don Miguel (1997), The Four Agreements. San Rafael, CA: Amber-Allen Publishing.

Ruiz, Don Miguel (1999), The Mastery of Love. San Rafael, CA: Amber-Allen Publishing.

**Siegel, Daniel (2010), Mindsight, NY, Bantam Books

Siegel, Daniel (2012) Pocket Guide to Interpersonal Neurobiology, NY, W.W. Norton Books

Sparks, Tav (1993), The Wide Open Door: The 12 Steps, Spiritual Tradition & The New Psychology. Hazelton Ctr. City, MN: Hazelton.

Tolle, Eckhart (1999), The Power of Now: A Guide To Spiritual Enlightenment.  Novato, CA: New World Library.

Wilber, Patten, Leonard, Morelli (2008), Integral Life Practice. Integral Books, Boston and London

*/**Wilber, Ken, (2007), Integral Vision. Boston, MA: Shambhala Publications, Inc.