“Teaching Yoga Beyond the Poses” by Alexandra DeSiato and Sage Rountree

I just finished this amazing book by yoga instructors Alexandra DeSiato @alexandradesiato and Sage Rountree @sagerountree. With a practical approach, it offers 54 different themes to weave meaning into a yoga class with matching quotes, songs, poems, and phrases. Although it is a short book it took me several weeks to finish it as it…

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“Wheels of Life” by Anodea Judith

“Wheels of Life” is an extensive analysis of the Chakra system by Chakra expert and author Anodea Judith. It clarified and deepened my understanding of this aspect of the Yoga philosophy. I recommend this one if you are absolutely interested in the subject (+400 pages) though it is easy to read (she has shorter books…

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“Teaching Yoga” by Donna Farhi

In January I finished reading Donna Farhi’s book “Teaching Yoga”. Unlike Mark Stephens’ book with a similar title (which I commented on an IG post), this one looks exclusively into the teacher-student relationship. Throughout this short book she presents and analyzes possible conflicting situations that may arise in the context of teaching yoga and what…

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“Teaching Yoga” by Mark Stephens

Almost four hundred pages covering every aspect of yoga teaching and how to apply them according to Mark Stephens. This book includes chapters about yoga philosophy, basic anatomy principles, pranayama practices and meditation, and discusses 108 asanas and sequencing principles. Reading it was a great way to revisit themes and subjects I studied during my…

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