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Reading Guide to Support
Your Continuing Education

Take a tour of our virtual library—philosophy, mythology, yoga asana, self-help, poetry, and more!

Yoga Philosophy 

Tantric Quest by Daniel Odier
Heart of Yoga by Desikachar
Tending the Heart Fire by Shiva Rea
Radiance Sutras by Lorin Roche
Awakening Shakti by Sally Kempton
It’s Here Now, Are you? by Bhagavad Das
The Myth of Freedom by Chögyam Trungpa
Yoga Spandakarika by Daniel Odier
A Path with Heart by Jack Kornfield
Bhagavad Gita Translation by Stephen Mitchell 

Yoga Anatomy 

Yoga Assists by Sharon Gannon and David Life
Yoga Anatomy Colouring Book
Anatomy Trains: Myofascial Meridians for Manual Therapists and Movement Professionals
Trail Guide to the Body by Andrew Biel
Insight Yoga by Sarah Powers
Light on Yoga/Light on Life by B.K.S. Iyengar
Anatomy of Movement by Blandine Calais-Germain
Ashtanga Yoga by Gregor Maehle

Spirituality & Self-Help Reading Guide

  • Big Magic – Elizabeth Gilbert
  • Daring Greatly – Brene Brown
  • The Seven Spiritual Laws of Success – Deepak Chopra 
  • The Four Agreements – Don Miguel Ruiz
  • Cell Level Healing – Joyce Hawkes
  • One Spirit Medicine – Roberto Villolo
  • Knowledge of the Higher Worlds – Rudolf Steiner 
  • The Compass of Zen – Seung Sahn
  • Trust Your Vibes – Sonia Choquette
  • Power of Myth – Joseph Campbell and Bill Moyers
  • The Skilled Helper – Gerard Egan and Robert Reese 
  • Outliers – Malcolm Gladwell
  • The Tibetan Book of the Dead 
  • The Heart of the Buddha’s Teachings 
  • Journey of the Heart – John Welwood
  • The Untethered Soul – Michael Singer
  • Wherever You Go, There You Are – Jon Kabat-Zinn
  • Tiny Beautiful Things – Cheryl Strayed
  • Radical Acceptance – Tara Brach
  • True Refuge – Tara Brach
  • We Should All Be Feminists – Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
  • Being Mortal – Atul Gawande
  • Romancing the Shadow – Connie Zweig
  • Sacred Contracts: Awakening Your Divine Potential – Caroline Myss
  • Anatomy of the Spirit: The Seven Stages of Power and Healing – Caroline Myss
  • Feeding Your Demons -Tsultrim Allione
  • In the Realm of the Hungry Ghosts – Gabor Mate
  • It’s Ok that You’re Not Ok – Megan Devine
  • The Shadow Side of Intimate Relationships – Douglas Moseley 
  • Seven Thousand Ways to Listen – Mark Nepo
  • Finding Your Element – Ken Robinson 
  • The Five People You Meet in Heaven – Mitch Albom
  • The Celestine Prophecy – James Redfield 
  • The Artists Way – Julian Cameron
  • On Becoming a Person – Carl Rogers
  • Burnout – Emily Nagasaki 
  • The Wild Edge of Sorrow – Francis Weller 
  • Heart Minded – Sarah Blondin

Poetic Inspiration Reading Guide

Gravity and Grace – Simone Veil
The House of Spirits – Isabelle Allende
The Dance – Oriah Mountain Dreamer 
The Hour of the Star – Clarice Lispector 
Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance – Robert Pirsig
365 Days of Tao – Ming-Dao Deng

We host MONTHLY Yoga Series with themed yoga classes and content, which includes a booklist for each month! 

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    Shadow School Reading Guide

    • Pronoia – Rob Brezsny
    • Dark Night of the Soul – Thomas Moore
    • Untamed – Glennon Doyle
    • Women Who Run with Wolves – Clarrissa Pinkola Estes
    • A Path with Heart – Jack Kornfield
    • Myth Of Freedom – Choygam Trungpa
    • Dreaming in the Dark – Starhawk
    • When Things Fall Apart – Pema Chodron
    • The Power of Myth – Joseph Campbell
    • Addiction to Perfection – Marion Woodman
    • Maps to Ecstasy – Gabrielle Roth
    • Fierce Medicine – Ana Forrest
    • First We Make the Beast Beautiful – Sarah Wilson

    Chakra Series Reading Guide

    • Wheels of Life by Anodea Judith
    • Yoga of the Subtle Body by Tias Little
    • The Sevenfold Journey by Anodea Judith
    • Chakras and Their Archetypes by Ambika Wauters
    • The Subtle Body: An Encyclopedia of Your Energetic Anatomy by Cyndi Dale

    Untangled Series Reading Guide

    • The Body Keeps the Score -Bessel van der Kolk
    • Heal Your Body by Louise Hay
    • Compassion Focused Therapy –  Paul Gilbert
    • WomanCode – Alisa Vitti 
    • Brain on Fire: My Month of Madness – Susannah Cahalan
    • Between Two Kingdoms – Suleika Jaouad
    • Breath: The New Science of a Lost Art – James Nestor
    • My Stroke Of Insight – Jill Bolte Taylor
    • The Brains Way of Healing – Norman Doidge

    Ignite Yoga Challenge Reading Guide

    • Man’s Search for Meaning by Viktor E. Frankl.
    • Hour of the Star by Clarice Lispector.
    • The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho.
    • Daring Greatly by Brene Brown.
    • Between Two Kingdoms: A Memoir by Suleika Jaouad.
    • Shantaram by Gregory David Roberts.
    • Where the Forest Meets the Stars by Glendy Vanderah.
    • The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini.
    • The Atonement by Ian McEwan.
    • Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman.

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