In this page I share books related to Yoga that in my opinion are worth having, either if you are planning on becoming a Yoga Teacher, you are a Yoga Practitioner or simply want to learn more about the topic. The book image is a hyperlink where you can learn more about the book, and I include a brief description of my impression of the book! I hope you enjoy this page as much as I enjoy creating it! Please visit this section frequently, since I will be adding books all the time!
The Great Work of Your Life by Stephen Cope
I am currently reading this book and it is making a huge impact in how I am approaching my new career search. It helps you discover how to approach your Dharma by using examples of great personalities that went through the same career conflicts and found their passion! Highly recommended!!
Yoga at the Wall: Like Stanzas in a Poem by Nancy McCaochan
This beautiful book introduces us to practicing yoga at the wall. Through very detailed descriptions and step by step instructions, Nancy McCaochan provides with many options to practice with the wall, which is great for anyone looking to deepen their practice or for teachers looking to help their students.
Happy Yoga by Steve Ross
What better than seeing the words Happy and Yoga in a Book Title! This book serves as an everyday inspiration to find happiness following yoga principles. It also serves as a great source for insights that we can include as part of our classes as Yoga Teachers.
Ashtanga Yoga: The Practice Manual by David Swenson
In this Practice Manual, David Swenson presents the Primary an Intermediate Ashtanga sequences in a very descriptive way. Either if you are an Ashtanga practitioner or not, this book provides great descriptions and instructions for asanas that we use in our yoga practice.
Power Yoga by Ulrica Norberg
In this beautifully illustrated book, Ulrica Norberg, one of Sweden’s most popular yoga teachers provides a very practical guide of yoga, both from a physical and a philosophical perspective. I personally use to understand many asanas in more detail.
How Yoga Works by Geshe Michael Roach
How Yoga Works presents yoga applied everyday in a narrative that will reach your heart and will help understand yoga teachings that come from thousands of years of ancient books.
Teaching Yoga by Mark Stephens
This book was a must have during our teacher training program. It is a great reference for anyone who wants to deepen their practice or who wants to teach yoga. Highly recommended.
The Bhagavad Gita: A Walkthrough for Westerners by Jack Hawley
The Bhagavad Gita, in a more condensed version in which the translator makes us feel at ease while reading this millenary jewel of world literature.
ASANAS: 608 Yoga Poses by Dharma Mittra
Dharma Mittra presents in this compact book, pictures of 608 Yoga Poses with their names in Sanskrit and in English, for our admiration and inspiration. In my opinion, a must have in any yogi’s library!!