Reviews

Are you constantly seeking out great yoga books, videos and music for your yoga practice? You’re in luck–we’ve rounded up and carefully reviewed the best titles relating to yoga in our reviews section. We’ve recently begun compiling our reviews together in easy accessible monthly and seasonal posts. If you have a title you’d like to suggest for review, please let us know!


The Yoga Sutras by Nicolai Bachman

This seven Cd and spiral bound book set gives a comprehensive teaching of the philosophy described in Patajali’s Yoga Sutras. While not commenting on the entirety of the Yoga Sutras,… Read More→

Lost in a Moment by Shrift

Lost in a Moment is a soft, sweet and dreamy bossa nova inspired album that works great as the soundtrack or mixed in a playlist for a yoga class.  The… Read More→

Buddha’s Brain by Rick Hanson

This fascinating book describes how meditation practices can literally change our minds.  Hanson uses neuroanatomy, physiology and psychology to explain how the brain works in creating specific feelings and states… Read More→

Enlighten Up!

Yogini and filmmaker Kate Churchill set out to capture how the transformative powers of yoga would effect a new practitioner in this superb documentary.   She follows Nick, an out of… Read More→

Pranakriya Yoga Workout Class

This 78-minute audio CD was specifically created for experienced and athletic yogi/nis who are wanting a workout yoga experience. No instruction is given for the pranayama practices, so it is… Read More→

Eyes Wide Open by Mariana Caplan

This illuminating and captivating book by psychologist Mariana Caplan explores the practice of discernment on the spiritual path.  Through interviewing thousands of spiritual teachers and practitioners Caplan has uncovered the… Read More→

The Lost Souls by Niraj Chag

While there have been many Indian/electronic fusion CDs recorded, The Lost Souls stands out by its sultry, mystical and magical sweetness as well as through its minimal use of electronica… Read More→

The Chakra Bible by Patricia Mercier

This delightful book on body’s chakra energy centers is well designed and illustrated with beautiful color photographs, charts and drawings.  The bulk of the book is straightforward, going through the… Read More→

Ten Million Moons by Gaura Vani

This devotion soaked CD is remarkable blend of many different musical styles, musicians and instruments. Raised as a “Krishna kid,” Gaura Vani draws on his upbringing singing and playing traditional… Read More→

Still the Mind by Bodhipaksa

Still the Mind is a true gem of an audio CD program.  If you have any interest in meditation, and especially if you are new or a beginner at meditation,… Read More→

The Key Poses of Hatha Yoga

The second volume in the "Scientific Keys" series of yoga anatomy books is just as impressive as the first with the same style of computer illustrated skeletal models and detailed… Read More→

Guided Meditation iPhone Apps

If you are new to meditation or just enjoy guided meditations then one of the 3 iPhone/iTouch apps from Mental Workout should appeal to you. Mindfulness Meditation, Be Happy Now,… Read More→

The Open Road by Pico Iyer

The Open Road is a detailed and candid look into one of the worlds most popular and famous religious teachers, the 14th Dali Lama.  Iyer takes the time to slowly… Read More→

New to Yoga?

To get the most out of our site, we suggest you take some time to explore before jumping into the practice. Browse our yoga 101 section for general info on the history and types of yoga, then start exploring asanas the physical postures used in hatha yoga. Remember to breathe and always start your yoga practice with a brief meditation. If you are new to yoga, please read our Yoga for Beginner's page

Yogic Wisdom

When the breath wanders the mind also is unsteady. But when the breath is calmed the mind too will be still, and the yogi achieves long life. Therefore, one should learn to control the breath.
- Hatha Yoga Pradipika


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