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Fajardo Method Reading List

Brain/ Neuroscience



The Brain That Changes Itself: Stories of Personal Triumph from the Frontiers of Brain Science

Norman Doidge


The Body Has A Mind Of Its Own: How Body Maps In Your Brain Help You Do (Almost) Everything Better

Sandra Blakeslee & Matthew Blakeslee


Brain, The Complete Mind: How it Develops, How it Works, and How To Keep It Sharp

Michael S. Sweeney


The Genie In Your Genes: Epigenetic Medicine and the New Biology of Intention

Dawson Church Ph.D.



Malcolm Gladwell


How We Decide

Jonah Lehrer


My Stroke Of Insight

Jill Bolte Taylor



Motor Patterning and Brain Development



Awakening The Child Heart: Handbook for Global Parenting

Carla Hannaford, Ph.D.


Smart Moves: Why Learning Is Not All In Your Head

Carla Hannaford, Ph.D.


Wisdom Of The Body Moving

Linda Hartley



Stress and the Autonomic Nervous System Response



The Stress of Life

Hans Selye


The End of Illness

David B. Agus


Why Zebras Don’t Get Ulcers

Robert M. Saplosky


Your Survival Instinct Is Killing You: Retrain Your Brain To Conquer Fear, Make Better Decisions and Thrive in the 21st Century

Marc Schoen, PH.D.


Anatomy, Physiology and Biomechanics



Atlas of Anatomy: Atlas of Anatomy/General Anatomy & Musculoskeletal System/ Neck & Internal Organs/ Head & Neuroanatomy

Thieme: Editors Lawrence Ross and Edward Lamperti


Basic Biomechanics of the Musculoskeletal System 3rd Edition

Margareta Nordin and Victor H. Frankel


Anatomy of Breathing, Anatomy of Movement & Anatomy of Movement Exercises

Blandine Calais-Germain


Taking Root to Fly: Articles on Functional Anatomy

Irene Dowd






Anatomy Trains: Myofascial Meridians For Manual and Movement Therapists

Thomas W. Meyers


The Endless Web: Fascial Anatomy and Physical Reality

R. Louis Schultz,Ph.D and Rosemary Feitis, DO


The Fasciae: Anatomy, Dysfunction and Treatment

Serge Paoletti


Functional Atlas of the Human Fascial System 1e

Carla Stecco


Biotensegrity: The Structural Basis of Life

Graham Scarr

Emotional Connection to Nervous System/ Somatic Psychotherapy


Mind Body Health: The Effects of Attitudes, Emotions & Relationships on Health

Keith Kraven, Brent Hafer, Kathryn Frandsen and Lee Smith


Emotional Anatomy

Stanley Keleman


The Body Reveals

Ron Kurtz and Hector Prestera, M.D.


Somatic Psychology: Body, Mind and Meaning

Linda Hartley


Your Body Never Lies

Carmen Renee Berry


When The Body Says No

Gabor Mate



Pain and Survival



The Gift of Pain

Philip Yancey and Dr. Paul Brand


Deep Survival

Laurence Gonzales


Surviving Survival

Laurence Gonzales


Man’s Search for Meaning

Viktor E. Frankl


The Great Starvation Experiment: The Heroic Men Who Starved So That Millions Could Live

Todd Tucker

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