My Yoga Book Recommendations

I frequently get asked about what books I recommend reading for serious students of Yoga. Here is the list I use for Alchemy of Yoga Teacher Training. I wholeheartedly believe we all benefit from reading these.

Required Reading for RYT200 HOUR Teacher Training:
● Yoga: The Spirit and Practice of Moving Into Stillness by Erich Schiffmann
● The Complete Book of Ayurvedic Home Remedies by Vasant Lad
● The Secret Power of Yoga by Nischala Joy Devi
● Wheels of Light by Anodea Judith
● Living Your Yoga: Finding the Spiritual in Everyday Life by Judith Lasater
● Yoga for Wellness by Gary Kraftsow
● Teaching Yoga: Exploring the Teacher-Student Relationship by Donna Farhi
● The Key Muscles of Hatha Yoga by Dr. Ray Long
● How We Choose To Be Happy: The 9 Choices of Extremely Happy People by Rick Foster + Greg Hicks
● The Yamas & Niyamas: Exploring Yoga’s Ethical Practice by Deborah Adele
● The Four Agreements by Don Miguel Ruiz

Other Recommended Books:
Yogi Bare by Philip Self, The Heart of Yoga: Developing A Personal Practice by T.K.V. Desikachar, The Four Desires by Rod Stryker, A Path With Heart: A Guide Through the Perils and Promises of Spiritual Life, Wherever You Go There You Are by Jack Kornfield, Eastern Body Western Mind by Anodea Judith, The Language of Yoga by Nicolai Bachman. The Wisdom of Yoga by Stephen Cope, Anatomy Coloring Book, The Art of Forgiveness, Lovingkindness and Peace by Jack Kornfield. Healing Mantras by Thomas Ashley-Ferrand, Women Who Run with the Wolves by Clarissa PInkola Estes, Yoga & the Path of the Urban Mystic by Darren Main, Breathing Book by Donna Farhi, It’s Easier than you Think by Sylvia Boorstein, Womencode by Alisa Vitti, Daring Greatly by Brené Brown, The Way of the Happy Woman by Sara Stover, The Hero’s Journey, Joseph Campbell, The Heroine’s Journey by Maureen Murdock, Light on Life by B.K.S. Iyengar Sweat Your Prayers by Gabrielle Roth, Be Happy by William Holden

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