Book Lists & Resources


The studios and resources below are books, places and teachers that I have found valuable to my learning and understanding of the yoga practice.  I have practiced with all the teachers and at the studios listed but none of them have endorsed me and likewise I am an independently contracted yoga teacher.

Book List

Power Yoga  – Beryl Bender Birch
The Heart of Yoga: Developing a Personal Practice – TKV Desikachar
Ashtanga Yoga, The Practice Manual – David Swenson
Light on Yoga – BKS Iyengar
Ashtanga Yoga – Gregor Maehle
Insight Yoga – Sarah Powers (2008)
The Breathing Method – Swami Rama

Prenatal Yoga Book List

The Birth Partner – Penny Simkin
Spiritual Midwifery – Ina May Gaskin
Ina May’s Guide to Childbirth-  Ina May Gaskin
Gentle Birth, Gentle Mothering Dr. Sarah J Buckley
Wise Women: Herbal for the Childbirth Year – Susan Weed
The Female Pelvis Anatomy & Exercises Blandine Calais-Germain
Yoga Birth Method – Dorothy Guerra
Birth as an American Rite of Passage (2004) – Robbie E. Davis-Floyd
A Wise Birth: Bringing together the best of Natural Childbirth & Modern Medicine (2007)- Penny Armstrong & Sheryl Feldman
A Midwife’s Story – Penny Armstrong & Sheryl Feldman
The Thinking Woman’s Guide to Better Birth (1999)- Henci Goer
Labor Days (An Anthology of Birth Stories!)
Birthing from Within – Pam England
Birth, Breath & Death – Amy Wright Glenn

Other Links

Astanga Yoga – David Swenson’s site
Down Under Yoga – Newton, MA
Kripalu, Lennox, MA
Align your Flow, Natasha Rizopolous
O2 Yoga – Somerville and Cambridge, MA
Om Circle Yoga
Sarah Powers/Insight Yoga – Retreats & Workshops
Yoga Journal
The Yoga Studio, Barbara Benagh  – Brookline, MA – Classes, Workshops, & Master Teachers
Richard Freeman, Yoga Workshop– Boulder, CO – Philosophy Talks & More

(c) photo courtesy of Kimberly Lockwood