Required and Recommended Readings

Required Readings

  1. Gannon, S. & Life, D.  Jivamukti yoga.
  2. Easwaran, E. (2007). The Bhadgavid Gita. Tomales, California: Nilgiri Press (any copy of the Gita is acceptable)
  3. Patanjali & Johnson C. (2010). The yoga sutras of Patanjali: The meaning of the sutras. United States: Pacific Publishing Studio.  The version translated by Swami Satchitananda is recommended.
  4. Baptiste, B. (2016). Perfectly imperfect: The art and soul of yoga practice. Carlsbad, California: Hay House, Inc.

Recommended Readings

  1. Yogananada, P. (1993). Autobiography of a yogi. ISBN:  0867120769
  2. Desikachar, T. K. V. (1995). The heart of yoga: Developing a personal practice. Rochester, Vermont: Inner Traditions International.
  3. Kaivalya, A., & van der Kooij, A. (2010). Myths of the asanas: The stories at the heart of the yoga tradition. San Rafael, California: Mandala Publishing.
  4. Raja Yoga
  5. Stephens, M. (2014). Yoga adjustments: Philosophy, principles, and techniques.  Berkeley, California:  North Atlantic Books
  6. Kaminoff, L., & Matthews, M. (2012). Yoga anatomy. (2nd ed.). Champaign, Ilinois: Human Kinetics.