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Paul Grilley

Anatomy for yoga with Paul Grilley

Excellent for students, and a real must-see for teachers. Explains the underlying skeletal structure of the body, how the shapes and sizes of the bones differ significantly from person to person, and how to use that knowledge in gaining a much deeper understanding of our individual yoga practices. Learn more

Yin Yoga: The Foundations of a Quiet Practice DVD

disc 1- 2 guided Yin practice sequences of over 60 minutes each, 1 guided Yin & Yang practice sequence of 60 minutes, 3 Yang sequences. 8 voice-only guided Yin sequences of adjustable length. Customizable playback of the Yin and Yang practices to create new sequences.

disc 2 - Paul Grilley presents an in-depth (108 minutes) lecture on the theory and purpose of Yin Yoga in an easy to comprehend and accessible way. This DVD establishes the benefits of Yin practice for a healthy and balanced life. Learn more

Chakra Theory & Meditation

Along with nearly 4 hours of in-depth theoretical presentation of these concepts, Paul offers specific physical and energetic practices to develop awareness of the chakras, and describes the karma that is associated with each one.

This is followed by meditation techniques; Listening to Nada Sound, Ham-Sa / So-Hum Mantra, Soshumna Purification, as well as individual bandha techniques for each chakra. Also there are MP3 versions of all these meditations in a data folder on the DVD. Learn more

Sarah Powers

Yoga: Yin & Vinyasa Yoga

Both the Yin and Vinyasa practices are slow, mindful and pleasantly challenging.

2 detailed and informative Yin Yoga practices, where she discusses and explains meridian theory and insight practices as you perform the Yin poses. (Buy with her book Insight Yoga for a more comprehensive discussion of the 'Insight' blend of Buddhist principle, Chinese medicine and trans- psychology).

The Yang sequences are fluid and have a well-balanced effect on the body. The Yang sequences are two of my personal practice favourites.

I find Sarah's Yin and Yang practice more challenging than Simon Low's (which I consider most suitable for Yoga beginners) or Paul Grilley's (more intermediate). offering detailed insights into the practice. All the DVDs are suitable for beginners (you just do what you can) however if you have been practicing Yoga for some years and are adept, I would include this (Sarah's) DVD. Learn more

Prenatal Yoga

Pregnancy Health Yoga with Tara Lee [DVD]

Blissful, enjoyable and well-led DVD. British instructor Tara Lee is pregnant as she demonstrates the poses. Her instruction is calm and clear, the practice will help you to feel strong, supple, fit and emotionally balanced during pregnancy. A special section on poses targeted for specific common pregnancy ailments and complaints is an excellent resource.Read more


Yin Yoga

Yin Yoga: Outline of a Quiet Practice

An excellent, accessible and easy-to-use manual. Paul provides a basic introduction to the Yin poses, Yin Yoga theory and meditation posture. Good for beginners and as a quick resource to refer back to regularly during your Yin Yoga journey. Read more

Insight Yoga

Yinsights: A Journey Into the Philosophy & Practice of Yin Yoga

Prenatal Yoga books

Step-By-Step Yoga For Pregnancy: Essential Exercises for the Childbearing Year

The best Prenatal Yoga book, in mine and other Prenatal Yoga instructor's opinions. An oldie but a goodie. Includes exercises and information for the three Prenatal trimesters and postnatal exercises to do with your baby. Read more

Bountiful, Beautiful, Blissful: Experience the Natural Power of Pregnancy and Birth with Kundalini Yoga and Meditation

Gurmukh is an excellent teacher. I simply love her approach and writing style. This book is warm, loving and offers excellent advice and exercises. Reading this book and regular practice of the techniques will strengthen your mind and body paving the way for a healthy, enjoyable pregnancy and natural birth. Read more

Yoga for Pregnancy, Birth and Beyond

Comprehensive and detailed exercises, with information, exercises and explanations for the 4 different trimesters. I especially like the exercises for labour and the postnatal exercises with your baby. Read more

The Prenatal Yoga Deck

Easy, quick reference cards. Seperated into relaxation, breathing, seated, reclining and standing. I especially like the breathing exercises, although do not believe that Pregnant ladies should practice the breath retention, or that the 'how to sit' advice is comprehensive. Read more

Yoga for Kids

Fly Like a Butterfly: Yoga for Children

I love this book. For adults to teach their children, practice with their children or for older children to read and practice themselves. The exercises and pictures are lovely and fun for all. Read more

Yoga Pretzels: 50 Fun Yoga Activities for Kids and Grownups (Yoga Cards)

Easy to follow for kids and adults, you can arrange the cards to design a practice for yourself. Well illustrated fun and interesting poses, seperated into sections such as breathing, relaxation, partner poses. Read more

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Yoga With Kids

Comprehensive and funny, practical and informative. Read more


Ani's Raw Food Kitchen: Easy, Delectable Living Foods Recipes

I have made and eaten and impressed other (non-raw foodies) with recipes from this book, more than any other book I have come across. It makes raw food easy, interesting and accessible. Read more

Conscious Eating

Nothing short of an amazing resource on matters of health, diet and spirituality. There is so much information in this book, it is difficult not to enjoy this book. It includes recipes that are delicious and low-glycemic. Read more

This book features my favourite ever raw food recipe; bok choy paneer....I believe that that recipe alone is worth the purchase, honestly. This book shows you I believe how easy and delicious raw vegan food can be. Read more

Shazzie's detox delights

Simple, easy and tasty recipe manual from the renowned and inspirational British Raw food guru 'Shazzie', who changed her life with raw foods. Read more

The China Study: The Most Comprehensive Study of Nutrition Ever Conducted and the Startling Implications for Diet, Weight Loss and Long-term Health

Easy to read and it will undoubtly change the way that you view food and the way it affects your body. Please don't be put off reading this book (or giving it your friends) thinking that a study will be boring, it is fascinating and it could quite possibly save your (or their) life. Read more

Women's Health

Woman's Book of Yoga and Health

If you are a female practicing Yoga, this book is an invaluable resource for you. From my experience, practicing Yoga without consideration of the Yin aspect of yourself can lead to problems in the long-term. Please avoid these problems by consulting this manual, written by well-informed and experienced teachers, whether you are a beginner or advanced Yogini. Read more

Yoga for a Healthy Menstrual Cycle

Other books you may like

The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari. Sharma, R. S.

I found this book in Waterstone’s days after leaving my job in Corporate Commercial Law. It reassured me as I started to doubt myself that pursuit of a more balanced lifestyle could be legitimate. I think that everyone could gain inspiration from it. Learn more

Happy Yoga. Ross, S.

This book offers a refreshing approach to modern yoga practice, emphasising the principles of yoga which we may have lost. An excellent, inspiring and easy-to-read book. Learn more

The Heart of Yoga. Desikachar, T. K. V.

The most inspiring book about Yoga that I have yet read. Krishnamacharya’s son Desikachar has a delightful manner, making the book very accessible for westerners and/ or beginners. Learn more

Light on Yoga. Iyengar, B. K. S.

Comprehensive guide to yoga. Provides a detailed description of poses, with inspiring photographs of Iyengar performing them. Learn more

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