Reading and Listening

Teachers that have developed intelligent alignment based styles of asana, incorporating meditation and philosophy:

Donna Farhi
Esther Myers
Rodney Yee
Sarah Powers
Judith Hanson Lasater
Richard Freeman
Rod Stryker
Aadil Palkhivala
Richard Rosen

Articles and Research:

http://www.health.harvard.edu/mind-and-mood/yoga-for-anxiety-and-depression#

Khalsa SB. “Yoga as a Therapeutic Intervention: A Bibliometric Analysis of Published Research Studies,”Indian Journal of Physiology and Pharmacology (July 2004): Vol. 48, No. 3, pp. 269–85.

Kirkwood G, et al. “Yoga for Anxiety: A Systematic Review of the Research,” British Journal of Sports Medicine (Dec. 2005): Vol. 39, No. 12, pp. 884–91.

Pilkington K, et al. “Yoga for Depression: The Research Evidence,” Journal of Affective Disorders (Dec. 2005): Vol. 89, No. 1–3, pp. 13–24.

Saper RB, et al. “Prevalence and Patterns of Adult Yoga Use in the United States: Results of a National Survey,” Alternative Therapies in Health and Medicine (March–April 2004): Vol. 10, No. 2, pp. 44–49.

Books:
Yoga for Dummies
Georg Feuerstein

Anything by B.K.S. Iyengar

Anatomy:
Yoga Body
Judith Hanson Lasater
Anatomy of Movement
Blandine Calais-Germain

Pranayama:
The Yoga of Breath and Pranayama beyond the fundamentals
Richard Rosen

Mindfulness and Buddhism in Yoga:
Insight Yoga
Sarah Powers

Philosophy:
The Fire of Love
Aadil Palkhivala

Meditation:
Books by Jack Korfield, Pema Chodron, Adyashanti, Bhante Gunaratana

Musicians:
Shantala
Snatnam Kaur
Krishna Das
Karnamrita Dasi
Ravi Shankar
Robert Gass
Nawang Kechog

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