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Here is a compilation of teachers, books, articles, and videos that have helped me to grow on my journey.



Karina Ayn Mirsky, MA, ERYT

Karina is a Yoga & Meditation Educator, Retreat and Seminar Leader, and Self-Development Coach. She specializes in training teachers and coaching cancer patients. Karina has been Jerry's teacher and mentor since 2006.



Pandit Tigunait is the spiritual head of the Himalayan Institute. Lecturing and teaching worldwide for more than a quarter of a century, he is the author of fourteen books, including his recently-released The Secret of the Yoga Sutra.



New to Yoga?

The Art of Joyful Living - Swami Rama

The Royal Path - Swami Rama

The Heart of Yoga - T.K.V. Desikachar


Extended Study

The Secret of the Yoga Sutra - Pandit Rajmani Tigunait

An Ordinary Life Transformed - Reverand Stephanie Rutt

Yoga for Wellness - Gary Kraftsow

Make a Difference & Make a Living Teaching Yoga - Karina Mirsky


Stories that Express the Teachings

Siddhartha - Hermann Hesse

The Alchemist - Paulo Coelho

Jonathan Livingston Seagull - Richard Bach


Western Psychology and Insight

Parts Work - Dr. Tom Holmes

Introduction to Internal Family Systems - Richard Schwartz

The Highly Sensitive Person - Elaine Aron



Philosophy & Psychology

"Your Elusive Creative Genius" - Elizabeth Gilbert

"My Stroke of Insight" - Dr. Jill Bolte Taylor

"The Anatomy of Trust" - Brene Brown


Yoga & Meditation

"Quick Tips for Finding Your Mediative Seat" - Karina Mirsky

Coaching & Therapy