February 9, 2015 1:21 am

[*] Physical Alchemy Articles

Below is a collection of the articles the will give you a more expanded view of some aspects of Physical Alchemy.

Repatterning Work – Dave
The Crafting of a Diagram [Cerberus Diagram] – Dave
Neo Guild Structure – Dave
Physical Re-Patterning Work – Dave
Body Tessellations I – Dave
Body Tessellations II – Dave
Alchemical Stretching – Dave

Agile Lifestyle – Dave
Agile Lifestyle II – Dave
The Long Class Experience – Dave
Deep Physical Relaxation – Dave
The Experience of Letting Go – Dave
Basic Strength Training – Dave
Resist Mediocrity – Dave
Shoshin – Dave

The Living Laboratory – Michael

Meetings with an Auspicious Man – Fred

[*] Other Articles and Learning Portals

Principles of Stretch Therapy – Kit Laughlin
What Use is Stretching – Kit Laughlin

Enneagram Course – Mushtaq Ali Al Ansari

[*] Recommended Reading

Physical Alchemy primary tomes:

The Reenchantment of the World – Morris Berman

Rolfing – Ida Rolf

Ida Rolf Talks: about Rolfing and Physical Reality – Ida Rolf  (& Rosemary Feitis)

In Search of the Miraculous – P.D. Ouspensky

Coming to Our Senses – Morris Berman

The Continuum Concept – Jean Liedloff

The Compass of Zen – Zen Master Seung Sahn

Views from the Real World: early talks of Gurdjieff – G.I.Gurdjieff

Spiritual Cannibalism – Rudi (Swami Rudrananda)

Beelzebub’s Tales to his Grandson – G.I.Gurdjieff

‘Physical Body’ texts:

Myofascial Pain & Dysfunction:  the trigger point manual [Vol 1& 2]  – Travell & Simons

Stretching & Flexibilty [2nd edition] – Kit Laughlin

Supertraining [6th edition] – Mel Siff

Trail Guide to the Body [5th edition] – Andrew Biel

Stretching Scientifically – Thomas Kurz

Science of Sports Training – Thomas Kurz

The Endless Web -Schulz & Feitis

Yogic manuals, text and sutras: 

Root of Yoga – James Mallinson & Mark Singleton

Hatha Yoga Pradipika – Svatmarama [English translation – Brian Dana Akers]

The Gheranda Samhita – [English translation – James Mallinson]

Yoga: the Art of Transmformation – Debra Diamond & David Gordon White

The Tantric Way: Art, Science, Ritual – Ajit Mookerjee & Madhu Khanna

The Alchemical Body – David Gordon White

Goddess: Divine Energy – Jackie Menzies

Yoga Yajnavalkya – [English translation A.G.Mohan]

Aghora: At the Left Hand of God – Robert Svoboda

Aghora II: Kundalini – Robert Svoboda

Ayuveda: Life, Health and Longevity – Robert Svoboda

Marma Points of Ayuveda – Vasant D Lad & Anisha Durve

The Yoga-Sutra of Patanjali – [English translation – Chip Hartranft]

Shadow Yoga, Chaya Yoga – Shandor Remete

Light on Pranayama – BKS Iyengar

Tantra: the Path of Ecstasy – Georg Feuerstein

Hathayoga’s Philosophy: a Fortuitous Union of Non-Dualities – James Mallinson [J Indian Philosophy (2014) 42:225-247)]

Anuttara vs. Brahman: Being a Rejoinder against Advaita Vedanta Philosophy by the Great Lord, the Master Abhinavagupta – Christopher Wallis

Cultural Texts:

Wandering God – Morris Berman

Shaman: the Wounded Healer – Joan Halifax

Tribe – Sebastian Junger

Aya: a Shamanic Odyssey – Rak Razam

Breaking Open the Head – Daniel Pinchback

Spiritual texts:

Song of Mind: Wisdom from the Zen Classic Xin Ming – Ch’an Master Sheng Yen

Dropping Ashes on the Buddha – Zen Master Seung Sahn

Zen mind, Beginners Mind – Shunryu Suzuki

Sufism: an Introduction to the Mystical Tradition of Islam – Carl W. Ernst

Meetings with Remarkable Men – G.I.Gurdjieff

The Fourth Way – P.D. Ouspensky

The Psychological Commentaries on the teaching of Gurdjieff & Ouspensky [Volumes 1-5] – Maurice Nicoll

The Spiritual Teachings of Ramana Marharshi – Shambala publications

The Book of Five Rings – Miyamoto Musashi [English translation by Victor Harris]