YogaAndBackCare - Book List

Yoga Book List

B.K.S Iyengar Light on Yoga

(This is my main reference book)


B.K.S Iyengar Light on Life

(This explores the philosophy of Yoga)



B.K.S Iynegar Yoga The path to Holistic Health

DK ISBN 978-1-4053-2235-5

(This is an excellent book and shows how postures can be adapted )


Yoga as Medicine Timothy McCall

A Yoga Journal Book ISBN 978-0-553-38406-2

(Have picked up several tips from this book)


Sport Stretch Michael J Alter

Human Kinetics ISBN 0-88011-823-7


Yoga Anatomy Leslie Kaminoff

Human Kinetics ISBN 10 0-7360-6278-5

(Superb diagrams showing use of muscles)


Anatomy of Hatha Yoga Coulter

Body and Breath Inc ISBN 0-9707006-0-1


Meditation Eknath Easwaran ISBN 0-915132-66-4

( I read this book over and over. He lives his meditation)


Yoga for Health Richard Hittleman

ISBN 0 600 39507 3

( Not sure if you can get this any longer but it was one of the first yoga books I read)


Chakra Yoga Alan Finger ISBN 978 1 59030 255 2

A good starting point if you are interested in the chakras,



Yoga Sophy Hoare MacDonald Guidelines ISBN 0 356 060128

This book was one of the early book on yoga and Sophy had the same teacher Penny Neild-Smith who came to Neath to give us weekend workshops in yoga in the 70s



Dechanet Christian Yoga Search Press ISBN 0 85532 337 X

If you worry about reconciling your yoga practise with your Christian faith, this may be the book for you. The wisdom within yoga predates Christianity and Islam and sincere practising should enable you to deepen your faith should that be the spiritual path you wish to follow.



The Book of Yoga The Sivananda Yoga Centre Ebury Press ISBN 0 85223 297 7

Beginning Yoga Class Bikram Choudhury Unwin Paperbacks ISBN 0 04 149058

I love this book. The teacher's enthusiasm for yoga shines out of it and there are wonderful descriptions as to how you can get into a posture. Those of you who come to my lessons will know where I get the crocodile island from when you have read this book.

Bikram is the person behind Hot Yoga.