Yoga Teacher Training Reading List

What should you be reading if you are interested in joining my Alchemy of Yoga Teacher Training?

REQUIRED BOOKS: It is recommended that you read the books in the following order. While nothing beats a worn hard copy aged with years of love and use, consider purchasing electronic copies if you are completing a destination-based teacher training.

books soul value• Yoga: The Spirit and Practice of Moving Into Stillness by Erich Schiffmann
• The Four Agreements by Don Miguel Ruiz
• Living Your Yoga: Finding the Spiritual in Everyday Life by Judith Lasater
• The Secret Power of Yoga by Nischala Joy Devi or The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali
• Wheels of Light by Anodea Judith
• The Complete Book of Ayurvedic Home Remedies by Vasant Lad
• 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 Heart of Yoga: Developing A Personal Practice by T.K.V. Desikachar

RECOMMENDED BOOKS: Additional recommendations that include several of Silvia’s favorites books to support continuation along the path of self-study and self-discovery.

• Yogi Bare by Philip Self
• Eastern Body, Western Mind by Anodea Judith
• The Language of Yoga by Nicolai Bachman
• The Wisdom of Yoga by Stephen Cope
• Anatomy Coloring Book
• Yoga from the Inside Out by Christina Sell• Wherever You Go There You Are by Jack Kornfield
• Anatomy of Movement by Blandine Calais-Germain
• 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
• The Four Desires by Rod Stryker
• Yoga & the Path of the Urban Mystic by Darren Main
• Breathing Book by Donna Farhi
• It’s Easier Than You Think by Sylvia Boorstein
• Women Code by Alisa Vitti
• Daring Greatly by Brené Brown
• The Way of the Happy Woman by Sara Stover
• The Hero’s Journey by Joseph Campbell
• The Heroine’s Journey by Maureen Murdock
• Be Happy by William Holden
• Sweat Your Prayers by Gabrielle Roth
• Light on Life by B.K.S. Iyengar

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