Resources

We’ve compiled a comprehensive list of online and book resources that may be useful if you’re looking for additional in-depth information regarding holistic wellness and the services that we provide at ReConnect.

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Holistic Wellness

 Websites

American Holistic Health Association
National Institute of Health Article – Dimensions of wellness: Change your habits, change your life
Holistic Health Community

Books

– Bauer, B. A., Hagen, P. T., & Millman, M. (2013). Mayo Clinic Book of Alternative Medicine & Home Remedies. Time Home Entertainment.
– Gaby, A. R. (2017). Nutritional medicine. Fritz Perlberg Publishing.
– Haas, E. M. (1981). Staying healthy with the seasons. Celestial Arts.
– Murray, M. T., & Pizzorno, J. E. (2014). The encyclopedia of natural medicine. Simon & Schuster.
– Pitchford, P. (2009). Healing with whole foods: Asian traditions and Modern Nutrition. North Atlantic Books.
– Shapiro, M. (2012). Transforming the nature of health: A holistic vision of healing that honors our connection to the Earth, others, and ourselves. North Atlantic Books.

Integrative Health

Websites

Academy of Integrative Health & Medicine
National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health
Academic Collaborative for Integrative Health
AIM Health Institute
National Institute for Integrative Healthcare (NIIH)

Books

– Dossey, L. (2009). Reinventing medicine: Beyond mind-body to a new era of healing. HarperOne.
– Kligler, B., & Lee, R. (2004). Integrative medicine principles for practice. McGraw-Hill.
– Murray, M. T., & Pizzorno, J. E. (2014). The encyclopedia of natural medicine. Simon & Schuster.
– Pelletier, K. R. (2002). The Best Alternative Medicine: What works? what does not? Simon & Schuster.
– Pinzón-Pérez Helda, & Pérez Miguel A. (2016). Complementary, alternative, and Integrative Health: A Multicultural Perspective. Jossey-Bass & Pfeiffer Imprints, Wiley.
– Rakel, D. (2018). Integrative medicine. Elsevier.
– Weil, A. T. (2004). Health and healing: The philosophy of integrative medicine and optimum health. Mariner Books.

Ayurveda

Websites
National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine
The International Society for Ayurveda & Health (ISAH)
Connecticut Center for Massage Therapy: Lists Licensed Ayurvedic Massage Therapists and their training program
Yoga Journal: Articles on Ayurveda

Books

– Brennan, D. (2006). Ayurveda: Remedies and Inspirations for Well-Being. London: Duncan Baird.
– Hora, R.M. (2005). Inner Beauty: Discover Natural Beauty and Well Being with the Traditions of Ayurveda. San Francisco: Chronicle Books.
– Kulkarni, P. H. (2005). The Encyclopaedia of Ayurveda. Delhi, India: Sri Satguru Publications.
– Lad, V. (2005). Ayurvedic Perspectives on Selected Pathologies: An anthology of essential reading from ayurveda today. Albuquerque, NM: Ayurvedic Press.
– Lad, V. (1999). The Complete Book of Ayurvedic Home Remedies: The energy pathways for healing body, mind and consciousness. Albuquerque, NM: Ayurvedic Press.
– Ninivaggi, F.J. (2008). Ayurveda: A Comprehensive Guide to Traditional Indian Medicine for the West. Westport, CT: Praeger Publishers.
– Patwardhan, K. (2005). Human Physiology in Ayurveda. Varanasi: Chaukhambha Orientalia.
– Ramachandra, R., & Saligrama, K. (2005). Ayurveda-Parichaya. Bangalore: Kalpatharu Research Academy.
– Singh, A. (2005). Healthy Living with Ayurveda. New Delhi: Lustre Press/Roli Books.
– Tirtha, S.S. (2005). The Ayurveda Encyclopedia: Natural Secrets to Healing, Prevention, & Longevity. Bayville, NY: Ayurveda Holistic Center Press.
– Wright, J. (2005). Ayurveda for Beauty and Health. London: Southwater.

Acupuncture

Websites

National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM)
National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health
John Hopkin’s Medicine: Wellness and Prevention
American Academy of Medical Acupuncture

Books

– Ergil, M. C., & Ergil, K. V. (2009). Pocket Atlas of chinese medicine. Thieme.
– Hecker, H.-U., Peuker, E. T., & Steveling, A. (2006). Microsystems acupuncture: The complete guide: Ear–scalp–mouth–hand. Thieme.
– Kaptchuk, T. J. (1983). The web that has no weaver: Understanding chinese medicine. McGraw-Hill.
– Keown, D. (2014). The spark in the machine: How the science of acupuncture explains the mysteries of Western medicine. Jessica Kingsley Publishers.
– Kobayashi, S. (2007). Acupuncture core therapy: Shakujyu Chiryo. Paradigm Publications.

Yoga Therapy

Websites

Yoga Alliance (nonprofit association representing the yoga community)
Scientific Research on Yoga
Yoga: What You Need To Know

International Journal of Yoga – Exploring the therapeutic effects of yoga and its ability to increase quality of life
Yoga – the Science of Holistic Living
Hindu University of America

 Books

– Desikachar, T. K. V. (1999). The heart of yoga: Developing a personal practice. Inner Traditions International.
– Iyengar, B. K. S. (2006). Light on yoga. Harpercollins Publishers.
– Iyengar, B. K. S. (2008). Yoga: The path to holistic health. Dorling Kindersley.
– Stanley, J. (2017). Every body yoga: Let go of fear. get on the mat. love your body. Workman Pub Co.
– Swanson, A. (2019). Science of yoga: Understand the anatomy and physiology to perfect your practice. DK Publishing.
– Telles, S., & Gupta, R. K. (2021). Handbook of Research on Evidence-based perspectives on the psychophysiology of yoga and its applications. IGI Global, Medical Information Science Reference (an imprint of IGI Global).
– Yesudian, S., & Haich, E. (2009). Yoga and health. Harmony Pub.

Functional Nutrition

Websites

Institute for Integrative Nutrition
Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
Institute for Functional Medicine

Books

– Caballero, B. (2003). Encyclopedia of Food Sciences and nutrition. Elsevier.
– Colbin, A. (1986). Food and healing. Ballantine Books.
– Coles, L. (2021). Functional Foods: The connection between nutrition health, and food science. APPLE ACADEMIC PRESS.
– Doidge, N. (2016). The brain’s way of healing: Stories of remarkable recoveries and discoveries. Penguin Books.
– Howard, A. (1947). The soil and health. Devin-Adair.
– Ni, M., & McNease, C. (2009). The tao of nutrition. Tao of Wellness Press.
– Stephenson, T. J., Sanctuary, M. R., & Passerrello, C. W. (2022). Human nutrition: Science for healthy living. McGraw Hill.

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