• Christina Raskin

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

On Anatomy

  • 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

On Chakras

  • 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,

Books to Read. Movies to Watch!

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