200 hr Teacher Training Book List

Below are two book lists: one of required texts for the Teacher Training Program, and the second a list of recommended texts for those would like to explore additional resources. For local students who are able to purchase and pick up books at Bloom, we offer 20% off all available required texts. Supply is limited, please contact teachertraining@bloomyogastudio.com to coordinate.

Required Texts

  • 30 Essential Yoga Poses: For Beginning Students and Their Teachers by Judith Hanson Lasater
  • Anatomy of Movement by Blandine Calais-Germain
  • The Science of Yoga: The Risks and Rewards by William J. Broad
  • The Path of the Yoga Sutras: A Practical Guide to the Core of Yoga by Nicolai Bachman
  • Yoga Beyond Belief: Insights to Awaken and Deepen your Practice by Ganga White
  • Light on Life: The Yoga Journey to Wholeness, Inner Peace, and Ultimate Freedom by BKS Iyengar


Recommended Supplemental Texts

  • Science of Yoga: Understand the Anatomy and Physiology to Perfect Your Practice by Ann Swanson
  • Scientific Keys-Volume 1, The Key Muscles of Hatha Yoga by Ray Long
  • Musculosekletal Anatomy Coloring Book by Joseph E. Muscolino
  • Breath: The New Science of a Lost Art by James Nestor
  • The Vital Psoas Muscle by Jo Ann Staugaard-Jones
  • Sacred Sanskrit Words: For Yoga, Chant, and Meditation by Leza Lowitz and Reema Datta
  • The Secret Power of Yoga by Nischala Joy Devi
  • Yoga PhD. Integrating the Life of the Mind and the Wisdom of the Body by Carol Horton
  • Yoga as Medicine by Timothy McCall, MD

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