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Recommended Reading

Begin with:

  • Blake, Amanda. Your Body is Your Brain. Trokay, 2018.
  • Haines, Steve. Trauma Is Really Strange. Singing Dragon, 2016.
  • Owens, Tara. Embracing the Body: Finding God in Our Flesh and Bone. InterVarsity, 2015.*
  • Thompson, Kurt. Anatomy of the Soul. Tyndale, 2010.*

For Further Exploration:

  • DeLeon, Roy. Praying with the Body: Bringing the Psalms to Life. Paraclete, 2009.*
  • Fogel, Alan. Body Sense: The Science and Practice of Embodied Self-Awareness. WW Norton, 2009/2013.
  • Green, Ivy. Relaxation Awareness Resilience: Rosen Method Body Work Science and Practice. FastPencil 2016.
  • Levine, Peter, Healing Trauma. Sounds True, 2005/2008.
  • Palmer, Wendy and Janet Crawford. Leadership Embodiment: How the Way We Sit and Stand Can Change the Way We Think and Speak. The Embodiment Foundation, 2013.
  • Mount Shoop, Marcia W.  Let the Bones Dance: Embodiment and the Body of Christ. John Knox, 2010.*
  • Peters, Liz. Own It. SRA Books, 2019.
  • Russell, Tamara. Mindfulness in Motion. Watkins, 2015.
  • Siegel, Daniel. Pocket Guide to Interpersonal Biology. WW Norton, 2012.
  • Slosson Wuellner, Flora. Prayer and Our Bodies. Upper Room, 1987.*
  • Vennard, Jane E. Praying with Body and Soul: A Way to Intimacy with God. Augsburg, 1998.*

*Explicitly Christian resource