In-depth Study of Yoga: Books to Read
Ok, so you want more knowledge of yoga. You’re like me and just can’t get enough?!
I am an avid reader… I absolutely love it. I read novels, educational books, motivational books and of course lots of books on Yoga!
These are the books I recommend if you want to learn more, know more, about all things yoga.
Understanding the History of Yoga- Must Reads for any yoga teacher
Autobiography of a Yogi- Paramahansa Yogananda
The Bhagavad Gita- My favorite version is translated by Eknath Easwaran
Hatha Yoga Pradipika- Muktibodhananda Saraswati
Asana Pranayama Mudra Bandha- Satyananda Saraswati
Pathways to Joy- The Master Vivekananda on The Four Yoga Paths to God Edited by Dave DeLuca
Tantra of the Yoga Sutras- Alan Finger w/ Wendy Newton
On Teaching Yoga
Teaching Yoga: Essential foundations and Techniques- Mark Stephens and Mariel Hemmingway
Yoga, Mind, Body, Spirit – Donha Farhi
Anatomy of Movement- Blandine Calais-Germain
The Concise Book of Muscles- Chris Jarmey
The Anatomy Coloring Book- Wynn Kapit/Lawrence M. Elson
Yoga Anatomy- Leslie Kaminoff
The Key Muscles of Yoga: Scientific Keys, Volume 1- Ray Long
You Can Heal Your Life- Louise L. Hay
Wheels of Life- Anodea Judith, Ph.D.
Eastern Body, Western Mind- Anodea Judith
Of course this isn't an end-all, be-all list. There are many amazing books out there to help guide us into a deeper understanding of all things Yoga. If you'd like to read a list of books and movies that are more general please see my previous post,