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Increasingly, yoga and yoga therapy are recognized as indispensable practices that support health, healing, resilience, enhanced well-being. Here are some of my current favorite resources for learning more about these potent practices.

Check back periodically as this dynamic list will be updated and expanded over time to include the latest print and online resources along with sample audio practices.

My Top 15 Resources

Yoga Practice


The Heart of Yoga: Developing a Personal Practice
T. K. V. Desikachar
Rochester, VT: Inner Traditions International, 1999
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Yoga for Transformation
Gary Kraftsow
New York, NY: Penguin Group, 2002
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Yoga Nidra: A Meditative Practice for Deep Relaxation and Healing
Richard Miller, Ph.D.
Boulder, CO: Sounds True, 2010.
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Yoga Therapy


Yoga for Wellness: Healing with the Timeless Teachings of Viniyoga
Gary Kraftsow
New York, NY: Penguin Group, 1999
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Yoga Therapy: A Guide to the Therapeutic Use of Yoga and Ayurveda for Health and Fitness
A. G. Mohan and Indra Mohan
Boston & London: Shambhala Publications, 2004.
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Restoring Prana: A Guide to Pranayama and Healing Through the Breath for Yoga Therapists, Yoga Teachers and Healthcare Practitioners
Robin Rothenberg, C-IAYT
London: Singing Dragon. Forthcoming, 2019.
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Yoga Therapy as a Creative Response to Pain
Matthew Taylor, PT, PhD, C-IAYT
London: Singing Dragon. 2018.
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The iRest Program for Healing PTSD
Richard C. Miller, Ph.D.
Oakland, CA: New Harbinger Publications, 2015.
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The Principles and Practice of Yoga in Health Care
Editors: Sat Bir Singh Khalsa, Ph.D., Lorenzo Cohen, Ph.D., Timothy McCall, M.D., and Shirley Telles
Handspring Publishing Limited, 2016.
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Meditation Research, Resilience, Compassion, and Empathy


Self-Compassion: The Proven Power of Being Kind to Yourself
Kristin Neff, Ph.D.
New York, NY: HarperCollins Publishers, 2011.
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Compassion: Bridging Practice and Science
Tania Singer & Matthias Bolz (Eds.)
Munich: Max Planck Society, 2013.
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Altered Traits: Science Reveals How Meditation Changes Your Mind, Brain, and Body
Daniel Goleman & Richard J. Davidson
New York, NY: Avery – Penguin Random House, 2017.
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The Upside of Stress: Why Stress Is Good for You and How to Get Good at It
Kelly McGonnigal, Ph.D.
New York, NY: Avery – Penguin Random House, 2015.
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iRest Yoga Nidra Research



International Journal of Yoga Therapy
Publisher: International Association of Yoga Therapists.
Editors-in-Chief: Sat Bir Singh Khalsa, Ph.D. and Laura Schmalzl, Ph.D.
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