Recently in a YogaHub newsletter I asked for book recommendations from students. So here is the list. I haven't made any changes or added authors. If you would like to add to it, please let me know :)
The Point of Vanishing by Howard Axelrod
Seeking the Heart of Wisdom by Joseph Goldstein
True Yoga by Jeanie Lee
The Body keeps the score by Bassel Van Der Kolk
Yoni Shakti by Uma Dinsmore-Tuli
10% Happier by Dan Harris
A life worth breathing Max Strom
Anything by Deepak Chopra
The power of now
The Yoga Sutras
It’s in French only but “Yoga une histoire-monde” from Marie Kock is an investigation on the origins of yoga, it’s passionating!
Autobiography of a Yogi, Paramahansa Yogananda.
The Heart of Yoga by T.K.V Desikachar. An excellent intro to the the complete yoga practice. Insightful theory and practical guidance
Chi Kung for health and vitality
Who moved my cheese by Spencer Johnson
The Seven Spiritual Laws of Yoga By Deepak Chopra & David Simon
Wherever You Go There You Are - Jonathan Kabat-Zinn
Any David Emerson book.
The Blue Zones by Dan Buettner
Happy by Fearne Cotton
Edith Eger, The Choice
Yoga of the subtle body. Tias little
Condensed chicken soup for the soul. I've been reading some excerpts from it the last few weeks
Elizabeth Day - How to Fail.
Journey to the heart - Melody Beattie
Peter Boylans autobiography “In the shadow of the 8th”
Yoga and the quest for the true self
The Four Agreements
Change Your Mind: A Practical Guide to Buddhist Meditation by Paramananda
The boy, the mole, the fox and the horse
Anything by Tara Brach
The Heart of Yoga: Developing a Personal Practice, T. K. V. Desikachar
Life of Pi
I like Mindfulness on the Go by Padraig O Morain. He also has a mailing list that sends a quote to you every day. I have found some beneficial.
Quiet- Susan Cain
I am, I am, I am
The art and business of yoga teaching
When breath becomes air
Seven secrets to spiritual success - Deepak Chopra
Sidharta - Hermann heise The alquemist - paulo cohle Cuentos para pensar ( I couldn't find a translation of this one, I think they never did, only in spanish)
The Daily Stoic by Ryan Holiday (part of my daily practice since the new year began, it really is thought provoking)
Oprah Winfrey- ''What I Know For Sure''
Breaking the habit of being yourself, Joe Dispenza
‘The Secret’ is a great place to start with philosophy
Bridal Paulo Coelho
Full catastrophe living: using the wisdom of your body and mind to face stress, pain, and illness, by Jon Kabat-Zinn