In answer to many requests, I’ve added this resources page to list books, programs, podcasts and websites that have inspired me over the years.  I am certain that I have forgotten many, and some books may be out of print, but they are all gems. 

Yoga books that I have used for teacher training and yoga sutra study are also listed, although I have probably missed some from over the years.


  • Light on Yoga  by BKS  Iyengar
  • Yoga, the Path to Holistic Health  by BKS Iyengar
  • Healing Chair Yoga for Every Body by Linda Ransom
    A yoga book designed for all bodies, all ages and at home! Poses are sitting, standing or lying down. There are step by step instructions with modifications and over 100 illustrations. Design your own class to suit your body’s needs or follow sample class sequences.

Anatomy and Physiology

  • Key Muscles of Hatha Yoga  by Ray Long, MD
  • Your Body and How it Works  by J.D. Ratcliff
  • YogaBody   by Judith Hanson Lasater
  • A Matter of Health  by Krishna Raman

Yoga Sutras Of Patanjali commentaries And  Yoga Philosophy

  • Light on the Yoga Sutras by BKS Iyengar
  • How to Know God by S. Prabhavananda and C. Isherwood
  • The Secret Power of Yoga by Nischala Joy Devi
  • The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali  Edwin F. Bryant
  • This is Reality   Roy Eugene Davis
  • The Essence of Yoga by Bernard Bouanchaud
  • The Tree of Yoga by BKS Iyengar
  • Living Your Yoga by Judith Hanson Lasater

Special Focus/ Therapeutics

  • Innovative Methods of Healing the Addict:  An Abstract  by Fr. Joe Pereira
  • Yoga, A Path to Holistic Health by BKS Iyengar
  • Relax and Renew by Judith Hanson Lasater
  • Back Care Basics by Mary Schatz, MD
  • Listen to Your Pain by Ben Benjamin

Consciousness/ New Science

  • The Biology of Belief  –  Dr. Bruce Lipton
  • You are the Placebo  –   Dr. Joe Dispenza
  • Gaia TV series REWIRED with Dr. Joe Dispenza

I CANNOT recommend this series enough if you like science.  Scientific validation of Yoga principles relating to Consciousness, energy, and matter.

    podcast:  dr joe dispenza
  • Podcast:  Dr. Rangan Chatterfee,  good interviews with leaders in health, science and practical advice
  • Podcast: Next Level Soul with Alex Ferrarri;   from science to psychics to NDE’s.  Fun interviews for the open minded.