I’m a book worm. I love the freedom reading provides to learn, ponder, agree, disagree, incorporate and assimilate. These are some of my favorite yoga books. I don’t necessarily agree with everything that is in each of these books, but I have found each of them to be a tremendous resource.


30 Essential Yoga Poses: For Beginning Students and Their Teachers by Judith Lasater

Relax and Renew: Restful Yoga for Stressful Times by Judith Lasater

Light on Yoga: Yoga Dipika by B. K. S. Iyengar

Iyengar Yoga for Beginners by B. K. S. Iyengar


Yogabody: Anatomy, Kinesiology, and Asana by Judith Lasater

Anatomy of Movement (Revised Edition) by Blandine Calais-Germain


Yoga for Wellness: Healing with the Timeless Teachings of Viniyoga by Gary Kraftsow

Pain Free: A Revolutionary Method for Stopping Chronic Pain by Pete Egoscue

Yoga RX: A Step-by-Step Program to Promote Health, Wellness, and Healing for Common Ailments by Larry Payne, et al

Back Care Basics: A Doctor’s Gentle Yoga Program for Back and Neck Pain Relief by Mary Pullig Schatz

Yoga as Medicine: The Yogic Prescription for Health and Healing by Yoga Journal and Timothy McCall

Women (Fertility, Pregnancy, Postpartum, Menopause):

The Woman’s Book of Yoga and Health: A Lifelong Guide to Wellness by Linda Sparrowe,

Yoga for Pregnancy: What Every Mom-to-Be Needs to Know by Judith Lasater

Yoga: A Gem for Women by Geeta S. Iyengar

Iyengar Yoga for Motherhood: Safe Practice for Expectant & New Mothers by Geeta S. Iyengar, et al

Family (Babies, Kids):

Itsy Bitsy Yoga: Poses to Help Your Baby Sleep Longer, Digest Better, and Grow Stronger by Helen Garabedian

Itsy Bitsy Yoga for Toddlers and Preschoolers: 8-Minute Routines to Help Your Child Grow Smarter, Be Happier, and Behave Better by Helen

My Daddy Is a Pretzel: Yoga for Parents and Kids by Baron Baptiste and Sophie Fates

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