Recommended reads

Self study, which may include study of scholarly texts, is one of the 8 limbs of yoga. As your receptivity grows, we hope you enjoy these excellent resources that will inform your practice and journey to Self Realization.

Yoga Sutras of Patanjali – Swami Satchitananda
Bhagavad Gita – Swami Prabhavananda and Christopher Isherwood
Yoga Anatomy - Leslie Kaminoff
– Integrative Yoga Therapy Teachers’ Toolbox
Yoga Posture Adjustments and Assisting – Stephanie Pappas
Hatha Yoga Pradipika – Swami Svatmarama
Autobiography of a Yogi – Paramahansa Yogananda
Asana Pranayama Mudra Bandha – Swami Saraswati
Yoga: The Iyengar Way – Silva Mehta
Anatomy of Hatha Yoga: A Manual for Students, Teachers, and Practitioners – H. David Coulter
Chakra Yoga: Balancing Energy for Physical, Spiritual, and Mental Well-Being – Alan Finger
Light on Yoga: The Bible of Modern Yoga… – B. K. S. Iyengar
Scientific Keys Volume I: The Key Muscles of Hatha Yoga – Ray Long
Anatomy of Movement – Blandine Calais-Germain
Teaching Yoga – Donna Farhi
The Language Of Yoga: Complete A to Y guide to Asana Names, Sanskrit Terms, and Chants – Nicolai Bachman

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