Polarity Library – Books
Research, Articles, and Educational Resources
Books by APTA Authors
and Other Books about Energy Medicine & Holistic Health
Meet Our Authors!
APTA has several members who are published authors. Learn more about them below!
Bruce Burger, MA, BCPP, RPP,RPE, is the author of Esoteric Anatomy:The Body as Consciousness. He is the founder of the Heartwood Institute, a center for professional training in holistic healing located on 200 acres in Northern California which opened in 1978 and ended its career trainings in 2008. Bruce was trained in sociology and psychology; in 1972, he left academia and was guided to Polarity Therapy, and has been teaching spiritual healing and transformational bodywork since 1977. Bruce served on the Board of Directors of The American Polarity Therapy Association for five years. He is currently on the faculty of several schools and enjoys grandparenting, bird photography, chanting, hiking in nature, and spiritual pilgrimage.
John Chitty, RPE, is the co-author of Energy Exercises: Easy Exercises for Health and Vitality, and the author of Dancing with Yin and Yang: Ancient Wisdom, Modern Psychotherapy, and Randolph Stone’s Polarity Therapy and Working with Babies: A Five Part Method for Infants and their Families. John is the co-founder of the Colorado School of Energy Studies. He served five terms as President of the American Polarity Therapy Association and also served on the Boards of Directors for associations including Polarity, Biodynamic Craniosacral and Peter Levine’s Foundation for Human Enrichment (the organization for Somatic Experiencing®). He has also been a guest teacher at energy therapy schools in various locations such as Zurich, Austin, Santa Fe and Minneapolis.
Dr. Leslie Korn, PhD, is the author of Rhythms of Recovery: Trauma, Nature and the Body , Nutrition Essentials for Mental Health: A Complete Guide to the Food-Mood Connection, Multicultural Counseling Workbook, and (with Dr. Rudolph Ryser) Preventing and Treating Diabetes, Naturally: The Native Way. Leslie has a PhD in Behavioral Medicine from the Union Institute, a Masters degree in Public Health from Harvard, a Masters degree in Health Psychology from Lesley University and was a Clinical Fellow in Psychology and Religion at Harvard Medical School. She has been on the faculty of Harvard Medical School, California Institute of Integral Studies, Lesley University, The New England School of Acupuncture and the National College of Naturopathic Medicine.
Eleanora Lipton MA, RPE, RYT, is the author of Harnessing Life’s Energies: The Therapeutic Art of Polarity, which can be purchased through the Atlanta Polarity and Intuitive Yoga Center. She is the founding Director of Atlanta Polarity & Intuitive Yoga Center (AP&IYC), now in its 30th year. She is one of thirty original American Polarity Therapy Association members, a three term APTA Board Member; an internationally recognized Polarity and Intuitive Yoga instructor; member of the senior faculty at The Temple of the Inner Self.
Amadea Morningstar MA, RPE, RYT, is the author of The Ayurvedic Guide to Polarity Therapy. and the Ayurvedic Cookbook. She works with Ayurvedic nutrition and self-care, Polarity Therapy, and Integral yoga. She has been practicing in the Santa Fe community since 1974. She is a member of the National Ayurvedic Medical Association, the American Polarity Therapy Association, and the Integral Yoga Teachers Association.
MARY LOUISE MULLER
Mary Lousie Muller, RPP, RCST, is the co-author of Energy Exercises: Easy Exercises for Health and Vitality and the author of Somatic Resourcing. She is the course director for LifeShapes Institute, an approved Biodynamic Craniosacral Teacher, and developer of Resonant Healing and co-developer of Natural Facial Rejuvenation – The Lange-Muller method. She is an internationally recognized teacher and author who has been active in the Healing Arts for 35 years. For over 30 years she has been teaching and studying in the fields of Craniosacral, Polarity, Kinesiology, Somatic Trauma Healing and Energy Medicine.
Dr. Christina Ross, PhD, BCPP, is the author of Etiology: How to Detect Disease in Your Energy Field Before it Manifests in Your Body. Dr. Ross has been practicing energy medicine for over a decade. She received bachelor’s degrees in both psychology and physics from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and a PhD in energy medicine from Akamai University in Hilo, Hawaii. Her dissertation involved research at the Wake Forest School of Medicine’s Institute for Regenerative Medicine, studying the effect of pulsed electromagnetic field on cell signaling in an inflammatory response model. She hopes to one day teach energy medicine to medical students.