Yoga: A Gem for Women – Geeta Iyengar A detailed, practical guide for the yoga student who wants to go deeper with her practice of Iyengar Yoga. The book presents an integrated path of yoga suitable for both the beginner and advanced student.
Yoga the Iyengar Way – Silva, Mira and Shyam Mehta Features over 100 key postures, demonstrated in clear step-by-step photographs and graded according to level of difficulty. Provides special help for beginners and expert guidance for more advanced students. Explores the techniques of breathing, relaxation, and meditation. Includes progressive course for home practice and remedial programs for specific complaints, as well as a guide to the philosophy of yoga.
Yoga for Backcare,Yoga for Scoliosis,Yoga for Scoliosis DVD– Elise Browning Miller These are the most comprehensive materials, with clear illustrations, complete with anatomy of scoliosis, detailed information and photos of poses specifically taught for those with scoliosis, that are available. Yoga poses for fused spines included. Those with minor asymmetric imbalances can also benefit and learn a lot from this material. Purchase these materials here. Also see Samamkaya Backcare, a co-operative run yoga studio in New York City dedicated to back-care and scoliosis.
Yoga for Children – Swati and Rajiv Chanchani - I have copies of this book, just ask. A complete illustrated guide to yoga, including a manual for parents and teachers. The book traces the roots of Yoga in mythology and legend, and includes many stories and tales bringing out the quality of, and inspiration for, the postures. The book also stresses the links of postures to the natural world. There is emphasis on the universal moral and ethical values implicit in the practice of Yoga such as non-violence, truth, self-discipline, simplicity, and contentment. Each yoga posture is explained through photographs, drawings, stories and detailed instructions with figures illustrating several stages in performing the postures.
Light on Yoga – BKS Iyengar This guide to yoga is the magnum opus of yoga which was first published in 1965 in English. This "Bible" of yoga has now seen several reprints and has been translated in many languages. It has been called the "fullest, most practical and best illustrated book on the subject" running into 550 pages with more than 600 illustrations It starts with the explanation on "What is Yoga ?" and then goes on to explain in intricate details on how to perform more than 200 postures. It also introduces pranayamas, bandhas and kriyas.
Yoga Wisdom and Practice – BKS Iyengar An anthology of BKS Iyengar's insights into yoga, life and the path to peace and happiness.Illustrated with over 60 new step-by-step sequences of yoga postures specially shot in India and accompanied by Iyengar's illuminating observations on technique, their significance, and their benefits. This book not only presents Iyengar's practical advice on how to perform key yoga postures, but also draws on a wide range of other material taken from interviews and world lecture tours, to the many texts Iyengar has written about yoga and about his own life's journey.
Yoga the Path to Holistic Health – BKS Iyengar Richly illustrated how-to book with detailed instructions for postures of all levels of difficulty that also includes a concise explanation of yoga's spiritual dimension.
Light on Pranayama: The Yogic Art of Breathing – BKS Iyengar In this classic BKS IYengar shares the techniques of breathing together with a comprehensive background of yoga philosophy.
Light on the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali – BKS Iyengar Sage Patanjali was the first to systematically codify the ancient science of Yoga into 196 terse aphorisms (sutras about 2000 years ago. These sutras are the most profound study of the human psyche where Patanjali describes the enigma of human existence. He shows how through the practice of yoga we can transform ourselves; gain mastery over the mind and emotions; overcome obstacles to our spiritual evolution. Light on Yoga Sutras of Patanjali is a unique edition which contains a new translation and commentary by Yogacharya BKS Iyengar who has enriched the text with the wealth of his own wisdom and experience on the subject.
The Tree of Yoga – BKS Iyengar B.K.S. Iyengar offers his thoughts on many practical and philosophical subjects including family life, love and sexuality, health and the healing arts, meditation, death, and Patañjali's Yoga Sutras.