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!


Hatha Yoga: The Hidden Language

Swami Radha’s classic book on the symbols and metaphors of the yoga asanas has become even better with this improved and updated 20th anniversary edition. Her insightful explorations into the… Read More→

Healthy Aging

Originally aired on PBS, this 85-minute program dispels the common cultural myths on aging, and replaces these with a healthy positive outlook on the aging process. Dr. Weil is an… Read More→

The Kirtan Kit

This beautifully designed box set contains Two Cds of contemporary and traditional kirtan chants, a 28-page instruction booklet, and other tools for the devotional yogic practice of sanskrit chanting. While… Read More→

Creative Core Abs

Shiva Rea’s latest video explores strengthening the physical and energetic core of the body through breath, asana and dance-like movement. This 37-minute program is broken down into 3 main sections:… Read More→

The Language Of Yoga

If you have ever struggled with the pronunciation of the Sanskrit names and terms used in yoga, then this book and 2-cd set is for you. With the pronunciation of… Read More→

Asana: OHM Shanti

Ecstatic Indian vocals, groovy tabla beats, thumping bass and swirling electronica elements merge together in the fourth volume of the Asana series from Meta Records. This time, legendary bassist and… Read More→

Moon on the Water

The shakuhachi bamboo flute is used primarily in Zen Buddhism in the practice of Suizen (blowing meditation). Using centuries old traditional compositions, Richardson plays the shakuhachi with beauty and precision,… Read More→

Yoga Journal’s Yoga for Stress

This doctor-designed program of stress relieving yoga practices is professionally produced, clearly presented and packed with great features. Two 35-minute practices form the core of the DVD, with one practice… Read More→

Yoga Chants

Ashtanga yoga master Richard Freeman expounds the ancient art of Sanskrit chant in this exquisite two Cd set and booklet. The introductory tracks give the background and history on the… Read More→

Yogic Arts – Source Power

This follow-up to Duncan Wong’s first DVD uses the same high quality production and artistic filming to create a beautiful and stunning experience. Source Power is definitely an intermediate to… Read More→

Mega Yoga

This first-of-its-kind book is written and designed especially for plus-sized yoga students. Yoga poses, modifications, intensifications, and unique curvy women adaptations are given using multiple full color photos in a… Read More→

Yoga Trance Dance

A radical departure from traditional hatha yoga, Yoga Trance Dance is a synergetic combination of flow yoga and free form dance. The DVD is comprised of 6 preprogrammed practices ranging… Read More→

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→

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