Recommended Books:

  • Yoga the Iyengar Way. An excellent book for the beginner. Colored pictures with step-by-step instruction on getting into and coming out of yoga postures.
  • YOGA: The Path to Holistic Health. Another great book for the beginner. Has large colored pictures with modifications (for injuries, to increase effectiveness of the pose, etc.), and a large section showing sequences (with pictures) for specific ailments (insomnia, osteoarthritis, migraines, backaches, asthma, etc.)
  • Light on Yoga.. This is one of B.K.S. Iyengar’s first books (first edition written in 1966). Contains from beginner to very advanced poses. All with step-by-step instructions and benefits of the posture.
  • Yoga: A Gem for Women. This is a great book for women. Full of poses to benefit women during pregnancy, postpartum, to help regulate and lesson any negative effects of menstruation, and poses for menopause.

Recommended Audio and Websites:

Read and Listen to an audio on the effects of Yoga relating to B.K.S. Iyengar’s latest book, Light on Life: The Yoga Journey to Wholeness, Inner Peace, and Ultimate Freedom.

Official Iyengar Yoga Website

Yoga Journal You can either subscribe to the magazine, or just look online to see articles suited for your needs.

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