Yoga Books

Yoga Books We Like

We have curated this list from our yoga teacher trainings and books that we have in our own library. If you’d like to purchase the book, click on the title to buy it on Amazon.

Categories

General Yoga | Ayurveda | Yoga Anatomy, Physiology, Kinesiology | Pranayama – Breath | Mind & Body | Integral Yoga | Yoga Philosophy | Yoga & the Environment | Yoga Related Scriptures – Classical | Hindu Philosophy | Buddhism | Zen Buddhism | Tibetan Buddhism | Comparative Eastern Philosophy | Tantric Philosophy | Comparative Religions & Mythology | Self Realization | Taoism | Sacred Texts

General Yoga

The Heart Of Yoga ~ T. K. V. Desikachar

Light On Yoga ~ B. K. S. Iyengar

Yin Yoga ~ Paul Grilley

Theories Of The Chakras ~ Dr. Hiroshi Motoyama

Awakening The Chakras ~ Dr. Hiroshi Motoyama

Karma And Reincarnation ~ Dr. Hiroshi Motoyama

Science And The Evolution Of Consciousness ~ Dr. Hiroshi Motoyama

The Spirit And Practice Of Moving Into Stillness ~ Erich Schiffmann

Yoga For Wellness ~ Gary Kraftsow

The Shambhala Guide To Yoga ~ Georg Feuerstein

The Yogic Path ~ Georg Feuerstein

Yoga: The Iyengar Way ~ Silva, Mira, and Shyam Mehta

Raja Yoga ~ Swami Vivekananda

A Year To Live ~ Stephen Levine (also On Itunes)

The Yoga Tradition ~ Georg Feuerstein

The Encyclopedia Of Yoga ~ Georg Feuerstein

The Lost Teaching Of Yoga (audio Cd Set) ~ Georg Feuerstein

Tales Of Wonder: Adventures Chasing The Divine, An Autobiography ~ Huston Smith

Anusara Yoga Teacher Training Manual ~ John Friend

Yoga From The Inside Out ~ Christina Sell

Relax & Renew ~ Judith Lasater

Yoga For Pregnancy ~ Sandra Jordan

The Art of Yoga ~ B. K. S. Iyengar

Yoga Basics ~ Mara Carrico

The Runner’s Yoga Book ~ Jean Couch

Yoga For A New Age ~ Bob Smith

Yoga For Body, Breath & Mind ~ A.G. Mohan

Ayurveda

Ayurvedic Healing: A Comprehensive Guide~ David Frawley

Dhanwantari: A Complete Guide to the Ayurvedic Life ~ Harish Johari

Yoga Anatomy, Physiology, Kinesiology

Manual Of Structural Kinesiology ~ C.w. Thompson

Body Stories: A Guide To Experiential Anatomy ~ Andrea Olsen

Rolfing ~ Ida Rolf

The Thinking Body ~ Mabel Todd

Human Movement Potential ~ L. Sweigard

The Key Muscles Of Hatha Yoga ~ Ray Long (spiral-bound)

The Anatomy Of Movement ~ Blandine Calais-germain

The Anatomy Coloring Book ~ Kapit And Elson

Pranayama – Breath

Light On Pranayama ~ B. K. S. Iyengar

The Yoga of Breath: A Step-by-Step Guide to Pranayama ~ Richard Rosen

Yoga: A Gem for Women ~ Geeta Iyengar

A Life Worth Breathing: A Yoga Master’s Handbook of Strength, Grace, and Healing ~ Max Strom

Health, Healing, and Beyond: Yoga and the Living Tradition of T. Krishnamacharya ~ T. K. V. Desikachar

The Breathing Book: Good Health and Vitality Through Essential Breath Work ~ Donna Farhi

Breath by Breath Publisher: Shambhala ~ Larry Rosenberg

Mind & Body

Wheels Of Life ~ Anodea Judith

Eastern Body, Western Mind: Psychology & The Chakra System ~ Anodea Judith

Emotional Anatomy ~ Stanley Keleman

Embodying Experience~ Stanley Keleman

Sensing, Feeling And Action ~ Bonnie Bainbridge Cohen

Bodymind ~ Ken Dychtwald

The Body Reveals ~ R. Kurtz & H. Prestera

Somatics ~ Thomas Hanna

Quantum Healing ~ Deepak Chopra

Awareness Through Movement ~ Moshe Feldenkrais

The Alexander Technique ~ F. Matthias Alexander

Bioenergetics ~ Alexander Lowen

Mind As Healer, Mind As Slayer ~ Kenneth Pelletier

Integral Yoga

The Essential Writings of Sri Aurobindo

Yoga Philosophy

Yoga and the Quest for the True Self ~ Stephen Cope

Waking the Global Heart ~ Anodea Judith

Yoga & the Environment

Green Yoga ~ Georg Feuerstein

Yoga Related Scriptures – Classical

The Yoga Sutra Of Patanjali ~ Chip Hartranft

The Essence Of Yoga -reflections On The Yoga Sutras Of Patanjali ~ Bernard Bouanchard

The Hatha Yoga Pradipika Translated ~ Saraswati Satyananda

The Bhagavad Gita Translated ~ Eknath Easwaran

The Upanishads Translated ~ Eknath Easwaran

The Geranda Samhita Translated ~ R.b.s.c. Basu

The Mahabharata Translated ~ William Buck

The Ramayana Translated ~ William Buck

The Siva Samhita Translated ~ R.b.s.c. Basu

Sakti Sadhana ~ Rajmani Tigunait

The Gospel According To Sri Ramakrishna

Poised For Grace, Annotations Of The Bhagavad Gita ~ Dr. Douglas Brooks

Jnaneshwar’s Gita ~ Sw. Kripananda

Vijnanabhairava: Divine Consciousness ~ Jaideva Singh

Viveka Chudamani ~ The Crest Jewel Of Discrimination ~ Sw. Prabhavanada & C. Isherwood

The Gheranda Samhita ~ R.b.s.c. Basu

The Concise Yoga Vasistha ~ Sw. Venkatesananda

Hindu Philosophy

The Yoga Tradition ~ Georg Feuerstein

Enthusiasm ~ Gurumayi Chidvilasananda

The Yoga Of Discipline ~ Gurumayi Chidvilasananda

The Origins & Development Of Classical Hinduism ~ A.l. Bashum

The Shambala Guide To Yoga ~ Georg Feuerstein

Sacred Paths ~ Georg Feuerstein

Yoga: The Technology Of Ecstasy ~ Georg Feuerstein

The Philosophy Of Hatha Yoga ~ Pandit Arya

Am I A Hindu? ~ E. Viswanathan

My Way ~ Osho

The Tree Of Yoga ~ B. K. S. Iyengar

The Collected Works Of Ramana Maharshi ~ Arthur Osborne

Hinduism ~ Sw. Nikhilananda

Yoga: Immortality And Freedom ~ Mircea Eliade

Buddhism

Lovingkindness ~ Sharon Salzburg

Shambala: The Sacred Path Of The Warrior ~ Chogyam Trungpa

Insight Meditation ~ Joseph Goldstein

A Path With A Heart ~ Jack Kornfield

Nothing Special ~ Joko Beck

Wherever You Go, There You Are ~ Jon Kabat-zinn

Theraveda Buddhism

Being Nobody, Going Nowhere, Meditations On The Buddhist Path ~ Ayya Khema

What The Buddha Taught ~ Walpola Rahula

Mindfulness In Plain English ~ Bhante Gunaratana

Eight Mindful Steps To Happiness ~ Bhante Gunaratana

The Issue At Hand ~ Gil Fronsdal

Buddhism Without Beliefs ~ Stephen Batchelor

Thoughts Without A Thinker ~ Mark Epstein

Going On Being ~ Mark Epstein

Being Dharma ~ Ajahn Chah

A Path With Heart ~ Jack Kornfield

Radical Acceptance ~ Tara Brach

Lovingkindness-the Revolutionary Art Of Happiness ~ Sharon Salzberg

The Dammapada Edited ~ Eknath Easwaran

Insight Meditation ~ Joseph Goldstein

Zen Buddhism

There Is Nothing Wrong With You ~ Cheri Huber

Bare Bones Meditation ~ Joan Tollifson

The Work Of The Moment ~ Toni Packer

Subtle Wisdom ~ Master Sheng-yen

Illuminating Silence ~ Master Sheng-yen

Only Don’t Know ~ Master Seung Sahn

Zen Mind Beginners Mind ~ Shunryu Suzuki

Tibetan Buddhism

Toward A Psychology Of Awakening ~ John Welwood

Wake Up To Your Life ~ Ken Mcleod

Indestructible Truth ~ Reginald Ray

Carefree Dignity ~ Tsoknyi Rinpoche

This Precious Life ~ Khandro Rinpoche

Awakening The Buddha Within ~ Lama Surya Das

The Tibetan Book Of Living And Dying ~ Sogyal Rinpoche

Inner Revolution ~ Robert Thurman

Essential Tibetan Buddhism ~ Robert Thurman

Dzogchen-the Self Perfected State ~ Namkhai Norbu

Breath Sweeps Mind Edited ~ Jean Smith

Shambhala -the Sacred Path Of The Warrior ~ Chogyam Trungpa

Tricycle And Shambhala Sun Magazines

Entering the Stream: An Introduction to the Buddha and His Teachings ~ Bercholz And Kohn

Comparative Eastern Philosophy

Seven Systems Of Indian Philosophy ~ R. Tigunait

A Sourcebook In Indian Philosophy ~ S. Radhakrishnan & C. Moore

The World’s Religions ~ Huston Smith

The Meditative Mind ~ Daniel Goleman

Tantric Philosophy

Shiva Sutras: The Supreme Awakening ~ Swami Lakshmanjoo

Self Realization In Kasmir Shaivism ~ John Hughes

Kashmir Saivism: The Central Philosophy Of Tantrism ~ Kamalakar Mishra

Kashmir Saivism ~ The Secret Supreme ~ Swami Lakshman Jee

Nothing Exists That Is Not Siva ~ Swami Muktananda

Tantra: The Path Of Ecstasy ~ Georg Feuerstein

Dynamic Stillness ~ Volumes I & Ii ~ Swami Chetananda

Specific Principles Of Kashmir Shaivism ~ B.n.

The Yoga Of Power ~ Julius Evola

The Tantric Way ~ Mookerjee & Khanna

The Philosophy Of Sadhana ~ Deba Sensharma

Kashmir Shaivism ~ J.c. Chatterji

The Alchemical Body ~ David White

Tantra: The Way Of Action ~ Francis King

Creator Protector Destroyer~ J.r. Picken

The Art Of Tantra ~ Philip Rawson

The Triadic Heart Of Shiva (paratrishika -laghuvrtti) ~ Paul Muller-ortega

The Stanzas On Vibration ~ Mark Dyczkowski

The Doctrine Of Vibration ~ Mark Dyczkowski

The Aphorisms Of Shiva (siva Sutras) ~ Mark Dyczkowski

Siva Sutras ~ Jaideva Singh

Spanda Karikas ~ Jaideva Singh

Vijnanabhairava: Divine Consciousness ~ Jaideva Singh

Pratyabhijnahrdayam ~ Jaideva Singh

The Serpent Power ~ Arthur Avalon

Sakti: The Power In Tantra ~ Pandit Rajmani Tigunait

Comparative Religions & Mythology

World Religions ~ Houston Smith

Gandhi The Man ~ Eknath Easwaran

Vows And Observances ~ M. K. Gandhi

The Awakening Of The Human Spirit ~ Hazrat Inayat Khan

Shambala Guide To Yoga ~ Georg Feuerstein

Self Realization

One Taste: Daily Reflections on Integral Spirituality ~ Ken Wilbur

Advaita Vedanta : A Philosophical Reconstruction

Jnana-Yoga ~ Swami Vivekananda

Talks with Ramana Maharshi: On Realizing Abiding Peace and Happiness

The Collected Works of Ramana Maharshi

I Am That ~ Sri Nisargadatta Maharaj

Consciousness Speaks: Conversations with Ramesh S. Balsekar ~ Ramesh Balsekar

Experiencing The Teaching ~ Ramesh Balsekar

Papaji ; Interviews Edited ~ David Godman

Duet of One: The Ashtavakra Gita Dialogue~ Ramesh Balsekar

Look for Yourself: The Science and Art of Self-Realization ~ Douglas Harding

Taoism

Tao Te Ching Translated ~ Stephen Mitchel

The Web That Has No Weaver ~ Kaptchuck

Yoga Alchemy ~ Larry Johnson

Awaken Healing Light Of The Tao ~ Mantak Chia

Sacred Texts

Bhagavad Gita ~ Eknath Easwaran

The Dhammapada ~ Eknath Easwaran

The Upanishads ~ Eknath Easwaran

Yoga Sutras Of Patanjali (various translations)

Hatha Yoga Pradipika ~ Any/several Translations

Bhagavad Gita ~ Any/several Translations

The Upanishads ~ P. Olvielle

The Mahabharata ~ William Buck

The Ramayana ~ William Buck

Tao Te Ching, A New Version For All Seekers ~ Guy Leekley

Tao Te Ching ~ Stephen Mitchell

The Taoist I-ching ~ Thomas Cleary

The Dhammapada ~ Thomas Byrom

The Unvarnished New Testament ~ Andy Gaus