Yamas and Niyamas

About 6000 years ago an ancient Indian sage called Patanjali outlined an eight-step blueprint, that basically serve as guidelines on how to live a purposeful and meaningful life, showing us that Yoga is not only about the physical practice (asanas).

Yoga Sutra is the guidebook made up of 195 aphorisms (sutras), or words of wisdom. In Patanjali’s Yoga Sutra, the eightfold path is called ashtanga. ‘Ashtau’ means eight and ‘anga’ meaning limbs.

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Yoga Books

Recently many friends and students have asked me some yoga book recommendations to start a self study journey. So I’ve decided to share some that are not solely focused on postures/asanas. You can find them in many bookstores or Amazon. Most of them I have on Kindle because it’s easier to carry while traveling, cheaper and more sustainable! I really want to hear your suggestions and if you’ve already read some of them. Hope you enjoy! 🙏🏽

This is my Amazon list to my yoga book recommendations.