Reading List

 

Required texts: 

Except for #4, the below texts aren’t included with tuition. Ebook versions can be purchased as well.
 

1. Light on Yoga – B.K.S. Iyengar

Please read the introduction to yoga and pranayama: p. 19 – 60, p. 425 – 440.

 

2. The Key Muscles of Yoga, Volume 1 – Ray Long

Introduction and fundamentals (p. 7 – 48)

Chapters 23 – 26 (p. 210 – 229)

 

3. The Key Poses of Yoga – Ray Long

 

4. The Bhagavad Gita – Included during the program

 

5. The Upanishads: Breath from the Eternal – Swami Prabhavananda

If buying a hard copy, please purchase the mass market paperback version, which is the most compact, and easiest to follow along.

 

Recommended reading to expand your horizons:

 

Autobiography of a YogiYogananda, Paramhansa

The Holy Science – Sri Yukteswar

The I AM Discourses – Saint Germain

Zen Mind, Beginner’s Mind – Suzuki, Shunryu

Selected talks by Swami Vivekananda

Man’s Higher Consciousness – Hilton Hotema

The Uddhava Gita: The Final Teaching of Krishna – Swami Ambikananda Saraswati

Health, Healing, and Beyond – Desikachar, T.K.V.

The Way of Life according to Lao Tzu – Bynner, Witter (transl.)

Secret of the Siddhas – Swami Muktananda

Anatomy Coloring Book (4th Edition) – Wynn Kapit and Lawrence M. Elson

Rational Fasting – Prof. Arnold Ehret

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