Top 5 Yoga Books for Beginners

Author: Sherry Helms

Today, we have shortlisted some very popular Yoga Books that are appropriate for the beginners. Explaining either the philosophy & origin of yoga, or the exercises, or both, these books will not only motivate the beginners towards yoga and meditation but also help them to get rid of the awkwardness of odd yoga positions. Enjoy the unmatched benefits of the Yoga –  the ancient healing discipline for body and mind, with the following the titles:

Light on Yoga by B. K. S. Iyengar – A definitive guide to the philosophy and practice of Yoga by its greatest living teacher, B.K.S. Iyengar, this book provides complete descriptions and illustrations of all the positions and breathing exercises. Full of illustrations, this Yoga guide would be the best pick for the beginners.

A Year of Living Your Yoga by Judith Hanson Lasater – This is the collection of motivational thoughts of globally acclaimed yoga teacher, P.T. Judith Hanson Lasater. This book would be of great help to the ones who lacks encouragement for yoga practice. Featuring one thought for each day of the year, along with a suggested practice, these brief, powerful insights reflect the author’s knowledge of classic yoga philosophy and years of experience. Humorous, inspiring, and surprisingly down-to-earth, it guides beginners both on and off the yoga mat.

The Heart of Yoga by T. K. V. Desikachar - In this book, renowned yoga expert and author T. K. V. Desikachar discusses all the elements of yoga – poses and counterposes, conscious breathing, meditation, and philosophy. If you are the person who wants to practice yoga but cannot because of some kind of personal limitations, this book is perfect for you as in this book Desikachar shows how to develop yoga practices tailored to one’s current state of health, age, occupation, and lifestyle.

Iyengar Yoga for Beginners by B. K. S. Iyengar  – This book is perfect for those readers who are scared of pretzel like yoga positions. In this essential guide for beginners, renowned and established yoga guru, B. K. S. Iyengar offers easy to follow, step-by-step sequences of key yoga poses with clear detailed instructions, making it the perfect introduction. Innovative 360-degree views of yoga poses and over 250 photographs will help teach you the basics and ensure your technique is perfect.

Yoga For Wimps by Miriam Austin – Crave yoga’s benefits, but feel afraid to look weird? Think yoga requires you to look like a pretzel? Now here’s a friendly, full-color, hand-holding, one-step-at-a-time, few-minutes-a-day way to get started. It meets you right where you are, with three different approaches to fit your needs. The changes you experience here will amaze and delight you so much that you’ll never want to wimp out on your workout!

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