The Original Teachings of Ashtanga Yoga Master Sri K. Pattabhi Jois
The seminal treatise and guide to Ashtanga yoga by the master of this increasingly popular discipline
One of the great yoga figures of our time, Sri K. Pattabhi Jois brought Ashtanga yoga to the West more than thirty years ago. Based on flowing, energetic movement coordinated with the breath, Ashtanga and the many forms of vinyasa yoga that grow directly out of it have become the most widespread and influential styles practiced today.
Light on Yoga
by B. K. S. Iyengar
The definitive guide to the philosophy and practice of Yoga–the ancient healing discipline for body and mind–by its greatest living teacher. Light on Yoga provides complete descriptions and illustrations of all the positions and breathing exercises. Features a foreword by Yehudi Menuhin. Illustrations throughout.
Ashtanga Yoga Anusthana
by R Sharath Jois
Aṣṭāṅga Yoga Anuṣthāna is R Sharath Jois’ seminal book on the yoga method passed down to him from his grandfather and guru, Sri K Pattabhi Jois. In addition to a detailed account of the primary series, chikitsā vibhāga, Sharath provides summary remarks on the first two limbs of a yoga practice, therapeutic asanas for common ailments, and a breathing technique to help calm and still the mind. The second edition is updated with new photographs, corrections, and additional therapy postures.