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!


Hip Tranquil Chick

This lighthearted, fun and inspiring book aims to guide women who wish to weave their “practice of yoga and love of all things fabulous into a hip and tranquil lifestyle.”… Read More→

Eternal Embrace

Baird Hersey & Prana combine the overtone techniques of Tibetan Buddhist multiphonic chanting and Tuvan throat singing with standard Western singing to create a mysterious and otherworldly sound. Using only… Read More→

Yogic Arts – Awakening Level

Filmed in widescreen high-definition black and white with dramatic lighting through skylights and windows, this DVD takes the yoga video to new artistic heights. This 60-minute program is simply stunning… Read More→

A Day In The Light

This short documentary features the story and teachings of Indian Saint Pujya Swamiji. At eight years old he experienced enlightenment after his spiritual teacher sent him into the jungle to… Read More→

Yoga Ragas

These 72 minutes of improvisational Indian Ragas guide one’s awareness deeply inside to facilitate profound states of meditation and calmness. Nepali musician Manose’s delicate yet reverberating bansuri flute playing is… Read More→

The Key Muscles of Hatha Yoga

While there are now several great books on the anatomy of yoga, this book is clearly oriented towards visual learners, as the illustrations of muscles on a skeletal frame of… Read More→

Short Cut To Nirvana

This fascinating documentary on the Kumbh Mela provides a glimpse into the longest running religious festival, and the largest human gathering in history. We follow several western pilgrims as they… Read More→

Yoga Harmony

While this hour long Cd was composed and designed specifically for a Yoga class, its soothing rhythms and tranquilizing sounds would be suitable for other healing arts as well as… Read More→

Awake in the Wild

While the Buddha achieved enlightenment under the Bodhi tree, the experience of meditating outdoors has been neglected over the centuries due to our modern lifestyle’s emphasis on indoor living. But… Read More→

Yoga Now

Billed as a comprehensive exercise program, this 4-DVD set combines yoga poses and cardio exercises with nutrition and meal planning to promote muscle toning and weight loss. On the first… Read More→

Yoga Burn

This latest DVD by Rodney Yee could very well have been called Yoga Zen. Slow, continuous movements are used to create mindfulness and mental focus throughout the entire video. The… Read More→

Teaching Yoga

In this much needed and well-written book, Donna Farhi details the often overlooked and ignored issues and ethics surrounding the student-teacher relationship the profession of teaching yoga. And while this… Read More→

The Yoga of the Nine Emotions

This guide to mastering your emotions through traditional yogic, Tantric and Ayurvedic practices is definitely the most fascinating book that I’ve read in a long while. The function and nature… Read More→

A Rare and Precious Thing

This beautifully written book details the possibilities and pitfalls of working with a spiritual teacher through the stories and profiles of eight well-known teachers. Each page is filled with fascinating… 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

Know him to be enshrined in your heart always, Truly there is nothing more in life to know. Meditate and realize this world, Is filled with the presence of God.
- The Shvetashvatara Upanishad
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