Books on asanas

light on yoga Light on Yoga, by BKS Iyengar

An indispensable reference on asanas. Useful section on ethics and pranayama. Sample practices

asana pranayama mudra and bandha Asana, Pranayama, Mudra and Bandha

Another indispensable reference book

Heart of Yoga: Developing Personal Practice The Heart of Yoga: Developing Personal Practice

Very useful section on yoga philosophy. Also excellent translation of the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali

Yin Yoga: Outline of a Quiet Practice Yin Yoga: Outline of a Quiet Practice

Good introduction to this style of practice

Ashtanga Yoga - The Practice Manual Ashtanga Yoga - The Practice Manual

Still the best reference on Ashtanga yoga

The Spirit and Practice of Moving Into Stillness Yoga: The Spirit and Practice of Moving Into Stillness

Erich Schiffmann classic book introduces a lot of concepts also found in Sati yoga

Mindfulness Yoga: The Awakened Union of Breath Body and Mind Mindfulness Yoga: The Awakened Union of Breath Body and Mind

The section on how to practice is excellent, although the practices are rather boring

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