As requested, the lovely Tina has let us know a few of the poems and music that she featured on our amazing Yoga retreat at Mylor in August 2015.
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‘These lists are not necessarily complete. They contain some of the poems and music I use. I may have used something else as well and I may have missed some of these out. I hope it gives you something to look for :)’.
Poems and quotes
Rumi – The one thing you must do (contains the line “Surrender to the one who already owns your breath and moments”
Saint Isaac of Nineveh – “Dive into yourself and in your soul you will discover the stairs by which to ascend”
Lao Tzu – “Be content with what you have; rejoice in the way things are. Whan you realize there is nothing lacking, the whole world belongs to you.”
Hafiz – This place where you are right now
John O’Donahue – For Presence (published in To Bless this Space Between us)
Oriah Mountain Dreamer – The Invitation
Wendell Berry – What we need is here
Rumi – An Inner Wakefulness
Suni Sharpe – Love Bows at my Feet
Rum – The Guest House
Neal Ghoshal – The Heart Moving (unpublished)
Mary Oliver – Wild Geese
Jane Hopper – Please Come Home
Suni Sharpe – Stay open to Love
Wendell Berry – The Hidden Singer
Wendell Berry – Sit and be still
Mirabai – A Great Yogi
John O’Donahue – Fluent (published in Conmara Blues: Poems)
Music – some of the sources of music on my playlists
Breathing Craig Kohland and Shaman’s Dream
This Rhythm is not Mine John de Kadt
Echoes of Nature
The Heart of Percussion Aja Addy (contains Ballaphone Sound, the jiggle music)
Unspoken Jamie Sieber (gorgeous cello)
Appalachia Walz YoY o Ma, Mark O’Connor, Edgar Meyer
Music for Yoga and other Joys Jai Uttal and Ben Leinbach
Barber’s Adagio and other Romantic Favourites for Strings Leonard Bernstein and New York Philharmonic
Mozart Requiem Margaret Price, and others
Found Songs and Living Room Songs Olafur Arnalds
Amber David Darling
In a Time Lapse Ludovici Einaudi
And the Stars go with You John Serrie
Apollo Atmospheres and Soundtracks Brian Eno
Dreamtime Return Steve Roach
Tiny Island Goran Wennerbrandt and Olle Eriksson
Sundari: a Jivamukti Yoga Class (artist unknown)
For “Om Mane Padme Hum” Spiritual Chanting (found by listening to all the iTunes offerings of Om Mane Padme Hum)
Yoga Meditation: Journeys through the East Pravana
Praises for the World various artists – this includes the Alice Walker Poem “We have a beautiful Mother”
Monsoon Point Al Gromer Khan
Made in Silence Mano Delago
Lots of classical music, adagios are usually good yoga music.