Hatha-Vinyasa Teacher Training & Personal Development

200hr RYS Teacher Training Program

The in-depth study of yoga will transform you and your relationship to yourself, and we couldn't be more excited for you and the journey that awaits!

Below is your recommended reading list for your teacher training course. The first three are required; the long list are not required but recommended (take your time with these-it could take you years, which is fine!). The two at the bottom are required for your philosophy portion.

Enjoy the wealth of knowledge provided in the following texts:

Title Author
Yoga: Mind, Body, Spirit  Donna Farhi
Ashtanga Yoga: The Practice David Swenson
Yoga Anatomy Leslie Kaminoff
Below are other books which have inspired us and proved useful in our exploration of the tradition of yoga:

Title Author
Light on Yoga BKS Iyengar
Yoga Mala       Sri K Pattabhi Jois
Seven Spiritual Law of Yoga Deepak Chopra
Light on Life BKS Iyengar
The Deeper Dimensions of Yoga: Theory and Practice   Georg Feuerstein
Yoga and Ayurveda David Frawley
Anatomy and Asana Susi Hately-Aldous 
Bringing Yoga to Life  Donna Farhi
The Bhagavad Gita   Stephen Mitchell
The Yoga of Breath Richard Rosen
Anatomy of the Spirit Caroline Myss
Eastern Body, Western Mind   Anodea Judith
Moola Bandha: The Master Key  Swami Buddhananda
Autobiography of a Yogi Paramahansa Yogananda 
The A to Z to being a successful yoga teacher Erin Aquin
Anatomy of Hatha Yoga Coulter David H.
Anatomy and Asana  
Preventing Yoga Injuries Susi Hately-Aldous

For your philosophy segment with Scott Petrie, you will be required to have the following books. (You do not have to read them cover to cover, just familiarize yourself with the content):

Georg Feuerstein's The Yoga Tradition
Edwin Bryant's The Yoga Sutras