We have divided them into 3 categories: Yoga Poses, Practice and Philosophy (6 books), Yoga and Functional Anatomy (2 books) and Meditation, Psychology and Transformation (4 books). For each book we include a brief but detailed description, then complete each review with the reasons why you may want to buy, or not buy, this book. Let us know if you have any that you would like to recommend or if you have any questions or feedback, by posting below.    You don’t care about being more mindful You would like to better understand your psyche and belief system You don’t like learning about anatomy Understanding functional anatomy has the potential of transforming not only your practice, but your relationship to your body. This is by far the most impressive guide to functional anatomy and yoga that I have seen to date. David's unique approach makes learning about anatomy easy for anyone, while completely satisfying anatomy geeks who love to learn all they can about muscles and bones. The manual begins with basic principles of functional anatomy, then helps you understand how they work within many of the yoga asanas.  David's descriptions allow you to feel what he’s saying in your own body. There is so much to learn from this book that it could very well be your go-to yoga anatomy reference manual for years to come. You would like to be more mindful H. David Coulter's Anatomy of Hatha Yoga is possibly the most comprehensive yoga anatomy book that exists. It reads, at times, like an anatomy or physiology text book, moving through an impressive detailed analysis of movement and posture, breathing and abdominopelvic exercises before taking that same approach to analyze standing poses, backbending poses, forward bending postures, twisting postures, headstand, shoulderstand and finishing with relaxation and meditation. It's a thick book (almost 600 pages) and extremely dense with information, which is guaranteed to satisfy the most dedicated anatomy nerd. Although it definitely wouldn't be considered an easy read, it is, for the most part, surprisingly accessible for the average person. You enjoy learning practical, meaningful insights into practice and your life You would like help with feeling unstuck, unmotivated or depressed You like to look more deeply into your experience within a yoga pose You love learning about your body, how you move and why Interviews David Procyshyn's blog You love learning about your body, how you move and why H. David Coulter's Anatomy of Hatha Yoga is possibly the most comprehensive yoga anatomy book that exists. It reads, at times, like an anatomy or physiology text book, moving through an impressive detailed analysis of movement and posture, breathing and abdominopelvic exercises before taking that same approach to analyze standing poses, backbending poses, forward bending postures, twisting postures, headstand, shoulderstand and finishing with relaxation and meditation. It's a thick book (almost 600 pages) and extremely dense with information, which is guaranteed to satisfy the most dedicated anatomy nerd. Although it definitely wouldn't be considered an easy read, it is, for the most part, surprisingly accessible for the average person. Meditations My Journey to Plus Size (Full Bodied) Yoga You would like to better understand your psyche and belief system You enjoy yoga books that are short and sweet, sincere and down to earth Shoulder Strength and Stability You enjoy inner exploration You don’t need to learn about how yoga relates to the energy systems You don’t feel the need to better understand your psyche and belief system You don’t need to learn about how yoga relates to the energy systems You enjoy trying practical techniques in meditation and in your daily life You want a brief summary of yoga rather than something that goes into detail You are an instructor and want to teach with a stronger focus on anatomy You like to learn about yoga philosophy and how they apply to practice Yoga Poses, Practice and Philosophy Click here to purchase Eastern Body Western Mind from Amazon Our Teachers Meditations Musicians You are looking for a book that shows pose modifications or sequencing Beginners Click here to purchase Perfectly Imperfect from Amazon You enjoy learning about the body’s systems Click here to purchase A Path with Heart from Amazon  You would benefit from a step-by-step guide to move into each pose

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You are looking for a comprehensive guide to yoga poses You like suggestions for yoga sessions, split into short and long options You are a yoga teacher looking to teach more than just the poses Community Search form You are only interested in the physical side of yoga All you want is a guide to doing asanas You would like to learn how to compress meridians using yoga You like to explore different approaches to doing yoga You don’t mind simple, black and white photos You don’t want a book that blends eastern philosophy and western medicine LReyle 1 year ago Functional Anatomy of Yoga: A Guide for Practitioners and Teachers by David Keil Understanding functional anatomy has the potential of transforming not only your practice, but your relationship to your body. This is by far the most impressive guide to functional anatomy and yoga that I have seen to date. David's unique approach makes learning about anatomy easy for anyone, while completely satisfying anatomy geeks who love to learn all they can about muscles and bones. The manual begins with basic principles of functional anatomy, then helps you understand how they work within many of the yoga asanas.  David's descriptions allow you to feel what he’s saying in your own body. There is so much to learn from this book that it could very well be your go-to yoga anatomy reference manual for years to come. Peak Pose Challenges You particularly enjoy yin yoga You feel the way you do yoga now is fine You would like help with feeling unstuck, unmotivated or depressed Yoga Poses, Practice and Philosophy Click here to purchase Anatomy of Hatha Yoga from Amazon AndyG 1 year ago Community Comments Click here to purchase Light on Yoga from Amazon That completes our review of some of our favorite books on yoga. Of course, there are thousands to choose from and you may have your own favorites so let us know what books have inspired you and your yoga practice by commenting below.  Challenges Every yogi has a story of how a yoga book completely transformed their yoga practice. Many have more than one. If you have been practicing yoga for a few years or more, perhaps you can relate to this. A shift in perspective, a new way of looking at things or a different way of practicing can alter your experience on your yoga mat and in your life, enough that you feel somewhat different – more inspired, lighter… dare I say enlightened? Meditations from the Mat offers 365 daily meditations that help integrate mindfulness into everyday life. Each day's reflection begins with a thought-provoking quote and then explores one intriguing aspect of yoga philosophy. Gates weaves stories of his own remarkable healing and growth with the yoga sutras of Patanjali, and provides illuminating and moving explanations of how yoga teachings apply to real-life situations. Whether read in the morning to set the tone for the day, during yoga, or at the end of the day, Meditations from the Mat will support and enhance anyone’s yoga journey. You are looking for a book that shows pose modifications or sequencing You wouldn’t find a large pocket book to be useful You are looking for a book that shows pose modifications or sequencing You are looking for a book that shows pose modifications or sequencing You would like to learn how to compress meridians using yoga You love learning about anatomy You would like to learn how to help heal certain organs using yoga Yoga and Functional Anatomy You enjoy learning about the body’s systems You don’t want to read about buddhist philosophy Forgot your password? The Yoga Bible by Christina Brown Click here to purchase Yoga: The Spirit and Practise of Moving Through Stillness on Amazon Click here to purchase Eastern Body Western Mind from Amazon Monthly Update - June 2018 H. David Coulter's Anatomy of Hatha Yoga is possibly the most comprehensive yoga anatomy book that exists. It reads, at times, like an anatomy or physiology text book, moving through an impressive detailed analysis of movement and posture, breathing and abdominopelvic exercises before taking that same approach to analyze standing poses, backbending poses, forward bending postures, twisting postures, headstand, shoulderstand and finishing with relaxation and meditation. It's a thick book (almost 600 pages) and extremely dense with information, which is guaranteed to satisfy the most dedicated anatomy nerd. Although it definitely wouldn't be considered an easy read, it is, for the most part, surprisingly accessible for the average person. Anodea Judith has a knack for writing about chakras and psychology in plain language that anyone can understand. Eastern Body, Western Mind is no exception – it’s wonderfully written and provides countless thoughtful moments and epiphanies. It is not just a book to read, it is a ‘workbook’ for healing the soul’s wounds that have accumulated over a lifetime and an attempt to teach you how to live in a healthier, more balanced and self-loving way. Click here to purchase The Yoga Bible from Amazon You seek deeper spiritual meaning About us You like to explore different approaches to doing yoga You enjoy learning about anatomy Anodea Judith has a knack for writing about chakras and psychology in plain language that anyone can understand. Eastern Body, Western Mind is no exception – it’s wonderfully written and provides countless thoughtful moments and epiphanies. It is not just a book to read, it is a ‘workbook’ for healing the soul’s wounds that have accumulated over a lifetime and an attempt to teach you how to live in a healthier, more balanced and self-loving way. You would like to learn how to help heal certain organs using yoga Search You like to look more deeply into your experience within a yoga pose Monthly Update - July 2018 You enjoy inner exploration Click here to purchase Meditations from the Mat from Amazon You don’t care about being more mindful Password * Challenges Click here to puchase Yoga Mind, Body and Spirit from Amazon You particularly enjoy yin yoga Skip to main content Baron Baptiste is a wonderfully vibrant, down-to-earth yoga instructor who honors both the light and serious sides of yoga practice in this wonderful book on yoga. It’s inspirational feel throughout engages the reader and Baron’s bare bones approach to yoga makes it relevant to everyone, no matter where you are in your practice. Baron will help you see your practice differently, discover how your experience on the mat relates to your life overall and help you feel more empowered by giving you practical tools that you can put into action in your daily practice. You do not enjoy reading about anatomy and physiology Author You want beautiful, glossy, color photos You seek deeper spiritual meaning You don’t feel the need to better understand your psyche and belief system You wouldn’t find a large pocket book to be useful All Yoga Classes (A to Z) | Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Contact Us | Yoga Glossary | Subscriptions Anatomy of Hatha Yoga: A Manual for Students, Teachers, and Practitioners by H. David Coulter Yoga Poses, Practice and Philosophy You would appreciate information that is well written and succinct All Yoga Classes (A to Z) | Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Contact Us | Yoga Glossary | Subscriptions All you want is a guide to doing asanas Not Found You enjoy learning practical, meaningful insights into practice and your life Insight Yoga by Sarah Powers You like to learn about pose sequencing and creating themes in your practice You are looking for a detailed, comprehensive guide to yoga Log in or register to post comments David is DoYogaWithMe's founder. After doing his first yoga class in his early twenties, he was driven to heal himself from successive injuries as an athlete and yearned to go deeper into his spiritual practice. Since then, David has explored many different styles of yoga, delved deep into the world of meditation and experimented with yoga breathing techniques. He is a yoga and meditation instructor, massage therapist, videographer, writer and dad and is known for his calm, skilled delivery, his ability to encourage people to be connected to their inner experience and his knowledge of anatomy, alignment, meditation, relaxation and pranayama. Monthly Update - September 2018 You value a book that is written by someone who is considered a master You don’t want a book that focusses mostly on practical meditation techniques You like to learn how to apply yoga to your daily life AndyG 1 year ago You want a brief summary of yoga rather than something that goes into detail Click here to purchase Eastern Body Western Mind from Amazon Yoga Classes You are a yoga teacher looking to teach more than just the poses You don’t need to learn about how yoga relates to the energy systems Instant karma by helping us give free yoga to your fellow yogis Forgot your password? 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