Brainy yoga books

Super Brain by Deepak Chopra and Rudolph Tanzi
Super Brain

If you’re interested in scientific research, how the brain works and becoming more mentally fit, pick up a copy of Deepak Chopra’s latest book, Super Brain: Unleashing the Explosive Power of Your Mind to Maximize Health, Happiness and Spiritual Well-Being. Co-authored by Chopra and Harvard Medical School Professor and Alzheimer’s expert Dr. Rudolph Tanzi, Super Brain uses cutting edge research and spiritual insight to show you effective methods to deepen the mind-body connection, reduce the risks of aging and take charge of your brain.

Yoga books: Light on yoga by BKS Iyengar
Light on Yoga

When you want more from your practice and are ready to get into the roots of what yoga is really all about, Light on Yoga is required reading. Written by B.K.S. Iyengar (yes, that Iyengar), Light on Yoga provides descriptions and illustrations for all yoga poses and breathing exercises. You’ll find things in this book that you’ll never see in your favorite power yoga class. It’s a great reference book for yogis of all levels. 

Awakening Shakti yoga hindu goddesses and the divine feminine.
Awakening Shakti

Through the stories of Hindu yoga goddesses, Sally Kempton's Awakening Shakti presents an interesting introduction to not only some of the mythologies that inspire yoga poses, but also a great introduction to the divine feminine and how to tap into this energy (shakti) to open up spiritually and manifest what we want in life.

Art of Attention yoga book by Elena Brower and Erica Jago.
Art of Attention

We included Art of Attention because we truly feel like the beautiful pictures in Elena Brower and Erica Jago’s book would make a great gift for a yoga teacher or a student who wants to take their home practice to the next level. This gorgeous book includes beautifully photographed yoga sequences plus a work manual for contemplation around your practice. 

Yoga Sutras of Patanjali interpreted by Sri Swami Satchidananda
The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali

The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali is the book to read if you want to truly dig into the philosophy of yoga and get on the path to enlightenment. Required reading in most yoga teacher training programs, this version of the book features original Sanskirt sutras with English translations and commentary from Sri Swami Satchidananda. 

Yoga anatomy book by Leslie Kaminoff - top yoga reads
Yoga Anatomy

Visual learners will love Yoga Anatomy by Leslie Kaminoff and Amy Matthews. Another book that’s often required reading in teacher training program, Yoga Anatomy features full color anatomical illustrations, breathing physiology and more to give you a full understanding of how your body works in a variety of yoga asanas. 

Super Brain by Deepak Chopra and Rudolph Tanzi
Yoga books: Light on yoga by BKS Iyengar
Awakening Shakti yoga hindu goddesses and the divine feminine.
Art of Attention yoga book by Elena Brower and Erica Jago.
Yoga Sutras of Patanjali interpreted by Sri Swami Satchidananda
Yoga anatomy book by Leslie Kaminoff - top yoga reads
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