Current Books We are Featuring 

Dynamic Aging: Simple Exercises for Better Whole-body Mobility

by Katy Bowman and Joan Virginia Allen

 

What if your pain and lack of mobility isn't due to your age, but your habits? What if changing how you move can change how you feel, no matter your age? Besides exercises and stories four women over seventy-five are featured who have used these principles and exercises for years. Along the way they found recommended surgeries unnecessary, regained strength and mobility, and ended up moving more than they did when they were a decade younger.

Biomechanist and movement teacher Katy Bowman shares exercises and habit modifications for varying fitness and mobility levels.

Propriometics Press, 336 pages, March 1, 2017

Design Your Life: Former IKEA Executive Shares Her Tools for Personal Success

by  Pernille Spiers Lopez  

 

It’s a challenge—to take leadership in all aspects of life, to own the change you want to be in the world while navigating the everyday infrastructure of the modern-day life. 

Say goodbye to the illusion of being perfect, welcome the ability to wash away regret and replace it with courage to stand for who you are—in good times and bad.

“…Providing useful tools along the way, Pernille shows us the path—along with its pitfalls—that brought her to the top of a major international corporation. In telling her fascinating personal story with honesty rarely revealed in books by successful people (most of them men!), she makes it seem possible for other women to follow in her footsteps.” 

 

Beyond Words 2014, 288 pages

 

Translation rights sold: Chinese simplified, Arabic

Lost Secrets of Master Musicians: A Window Into Genius of Master Musicians

by David Jacobson

 

In this groundbreaking look into the world of "classical" music, David Jacobson interweaves his educative experiences at the Curtis Institute of Music with his quest to understand how performers such as Jascha Heifetz, Nathan Milstein, Vladimir Horowitz, and Glenn Gould achieved such unsurpassed levels of musical expression and technical skill. What were their "secret" techniques and musical insights? He explains in clear, precise, non-technical language, supplemented by color diagrams, photographs and annotated musical examples, the methods, paradigmatic shifts and musical approach of these masters which are essentially the same, yet, fundamentally different from what is taught by contemporary music teaching systems--such as those of Ivan Galamian and the Suzuki method (which is critically examined)--for string playing, orchestral instruments, piano and voice. His unique "Bel Canto Instrumental Technique’ will revolutionize (End the need for a conductor's presence!) and revitalize the art of classical music in general. Important reading for anyone concerned with the future of classical music and the training of classical musicians.

 

 

SFIM Books Sept. 2016, 472 pages

Love Factually: 10 Proven Steps from I Wish to I Do

by Duana Welch, Ph. D.

 

After a break-up cookies, chocolate, and the charity of friends could not console, Dr. Duana Welch had the epiphany that transformed the way she lived her love life, leading to verifiable, objective answers to her questions”and yours. The only fact-based book to take men and women from before-you-meet until you commit, Love Factually blends heart, soul--and evidence. In a genre long on opinion and short on proof, Love Factually puts all the evidence in your corner for the most important and daunting task of our lives: finding and keeping The One.

 

LoveScience Media 2015

328 pages

 

Translated into Japanese and Spanish (World)

Move Your DNA: Restore Your Health Through Natural Movement Expanded Edition 2017 

by Katy Bowman


Move Your DNA
 explains the science behind our need for natural movement - right down to the cellular level. It shows the many problems with using exercise instead of addressing the deeper issue of a poor movement diet. Move Your DNA contains the corrective exercises, habit modifications, and simple lifestyle changes we need to make in order to free ourselves from disease and discover our naturally healthy, reflex driven selves.

 

Katy Bowman covers topics like physics, biology, kinesiology, and mathematics, but her tone is light, conversational, and humorous, making learning from her effortless.

 

2nd Edition May 2017

260 pages

 

Sold over 35,000 copies and is translated in 10 languages!


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Your Soul's Plan: Discovering the Real Meaning of the Life You Planned Before You Were Born

by Robert Schwartz

 

Your Soul´s Plan was originally published under the title Courageous Souls: Do We Plan Our Life Challenges Before Birth? When something "bad" happens to people, it may appear to be meaningless suffering. What if most difficult experiences are actually rich with hidden purpose? The book explores the premise that we are all eternal souls who plan our lives, including our greatest challenges, before we are born for the purpose of spiritual growth.

 

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Frog Books Random House 2009

344 pages

 

Translated into 30 languages

THE REJUVENATION ENZYME: Reverse Ageing, Revitalize Cells, Restore Vigor

by Hiromi Shinya, MD 

 

In Dr. Shinya's groundbreaking book The Enzyme Factor, he introduces his theory of stem enzymes and how they effect health and longevity. In The Rejuvenation Enzyme Dr. Shinya introduces the idea of a new category of enzyme, capable of reversing the damage done in aging by cleaning up senescent or "zombie" cells .

In this ground breaking book learn:

how rejuvenation enzymes destroy zombie cells.

why purple food improves your eyesight and your memory.

all about the "cancer switch."

how cells know what to do.

Also included is a full Rejuvenation Weekend plan for switching on your rejuvenation enzyme and revitalizing your health. 

 

Millichap Books 2012

184 pages

 

Translated into 18 languages

Men, Women and Relationships

by John Gray, Ph. D.

 

John Gray, New York Times and world bestselling author of Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus, reveals that the key to creating and maintaining successful relationships between men and women lies in accepting our differences. By trying to make our partners over in our own likeness, Gray reminds us we destroy what we first found so appealing.

Writing with the compassionate understanding that is his trademark, Gray draws on his wealth of experience from over thirty years of work in couples therapy, his two mega-selling books, as well as his hugely popular international workshops and seminars. In Men, Women, and Relationships, he demonstrates that only through respecting, appreciating, and responding to our natural differences can we achieve real happiness and fulfillment in our relationships.

 

Translated into Chinese simplified and complex, Dutch, French, Japanese, Romanian, Russian

 

 

The Woman´s Book of Dreams

 

by Connie Kaplan

 

 

Connie Kaplan´s first and most successful book now in a completely revised edition reveals the lunar and astrological changes that influence dreams. Learn how to chart dreams according to these influences unveils each person´s dreaming patterns. Through this book you will discovers the mysterious connections between your dreams and everyone else´s, and you will be taught the practice of an ancient ceremony called Dream Circle.

 

238 pages

 

Translated into French and Czech language

Thank You for Leaving Me (NEW REVISED EDITION): Finding Divinity and Healing in Divorce

by Farhana Dhalla

 

Divorce, or the end of any relationship, is a traumatizing event and can leave us bereft, feeling unmoored and empty. This book offers hope and healing for turning this painful time into one of renewal and rediscovery. Even if you may not feel ready to love again, this book ”a balm for your broken heart” will help you mend your fragility, rediscover your inner strength, and realize the transformative power inherent in this transition.

"If you are moving through the end of a partnership that you thought would last forever, I cannot recommend Thank You for Leaving Me highly enough. No matter the particular reasons your relationship shifted, the larger messages in this book will meet you where you are and get you where you now wish to go. I could not put this book down!" --Neale Donald Walsch, author of Conversations With God

 

Bettie Youngs Books, updated and revised edition 2012,

168 pages

 

Translated into Chinese simplified

Happy Healthy . . . Dead: Why What You Think You Know About Aging Is Wrong and How To Get It Right

by Noelle Nelson, Ph.D.

 

Our time on Earth may be finite, but nowhere is it written that our last 10, 20 or 30 years must be spent in decline and misery! Why not make sure you´re on the right path, right now, that will bring you the most happiness, health and longevity? Want to live a long, happy life? Yes! Want to grow old? NO!! Let´s face it. You really can´t hope to experience a long, happy life without growing older. But here´s the problem: for most of us, our mental picture is not too pretty of life beyond (fill in the blank with whatever age you think is good). And over 80, 90 or 100? The image is even worse.  Old age scares the heck out of us.  Noelle Nelson shows you what sets apart those who are enjoying life in their later years from those who lament their every waking moment. It includes extensive scientific research proving how vital our current thoughts, emotions and attitudes are to our ability to experience a long, healthy future, plus real life examples of seniors living happily in their 80s, 90s and beyond. Finally, the book explains what you need to do to assure a long, fulfilling, healthy life.

 

MindLab Publishing 2015

146 pages