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Reading Recommendations 

As you begin your journey, several books will be very beneficial to have a stronger grasp on yoga philosophy and practice. These books are not mandatory to read, but will give a greater opportunity for reflection during the course.

BKS Iyengar Light on Yoga – The introduction of the book is a great start for yogis looking to understand more about the philosophy beyond asana. Iyengar based his teachings on Pantanjali’s Yoga Sutras and Light on Yoga explains the Eight Limbs of Yoga in an easy to digest manner.Light on Yoga provides page after page of inspiration for your practice on and off the mat.

Paramahansa Yogananda – Autobiography of Yogi Selected as “One of the 100 Best Spiritual Books of the 20th Century,” Yogananda’s Autobiography of a Yogi has been regarded worldwide as a spiritual classic. It reads like an adventure story while answering questions about religion, God, existence, yoga, higher consciousness, and the challenges of daily spiritual living.

Swami Satyananda Saraswati – Asana, Pranayama, Bandha, Mudra – Is the main reference text used by Yoga teachers and students of many different traditions.This comprehensive text provides clear illustrations. step by step directions and details of chakra awareness. It guides the practitioner or teacher from the simplest to the most advanced practices of hatha yoga system. 


  1. Hi Phan,
    You can find it in Bonus material the very last in the module list and klil the link to google drive and you will find the material of e-book.

  2. This spring I purchased and started reading
    “Inside the Yoga Sutras” by Reverend Jaganath Carrera
    “The key Muscles of Yoga vol1” by Ray Long
    “Eating Animals” By J.S.Foer
    “Baghavat Gita”
    Haven t finished reading as I was working through all summer in tourism and had vey little time.
    What is your opinion?
    Of course I intend to to check the ematerial you propose
    Thank you

  3. Hi guys,

    I found this free PDF format online, not sure if it will work with you, but I dwonloaded it with no problem.

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