Recommended yoga reading

April and I have compiled this list of books we’d recommend. If you have any other suggestions of books you think we might like, please let us know.

Anatomy & Movement

Crickmay & Tufnell: Body, Space, Image

Hartley, Wisdom of the Body Moving

Keil, Functional Anatomy of Yoga

Long, Key Muscles of Yoga

Long, Key Poses of Yoga

Olsen, BodyStories: A Guide to Experiential Anatomy

Schultz & Feitis, The Endless Web: Fascial Anatomy and Physical Reality



Farhi, The Breathing Book

Vessantara, The Breath


Ashtanga Yoga

Maehle, Ashtanga Yoga – The Intermediate Series

Scott, Ashtanga Yoga

Swenson, Ashtanga Yoga – The Practice Manual


Yin Yoga

Blair, Brightening Our Inner Skies (publication forthcoming)

Clark, The Complete Guide to Yin Yoga

Grilley, Yin Yoga: Outline of a Quiet Practice

Lasater, Relax & Renew

Powers, Insight Yoga



Bell, Mindful Yoga, Mindful Life

Brach, Radical Acceptance

Lasater, Living your Yoga: Finding the Spiritual in Everyday Life

Levine, A Year to Live: How to Live this Year as if it were Your Last

Mackenzie, Cave in the Snow

Rinpoche, The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying

Roach, The Tibetan Book of Yoga

Rosenberg, Living in the Light of Death: On the Art of Being Truly Alive

Rosenberg, Breath by Breath: The Liberating Practice of Insight Meditation

Toomey, The Saffron Road: A Journey with Buddha’s Daughters



See my earlier post of CD suggestions



Pollack, Stretch

Lorr, Hell-bent

Edge, Yoga School Dropout

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