8 Must-Have Books on Yoga Poses

Hatha Yoga Illustrated

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There are numerous yoga books on poses that provide in-depth instruction. This slideshow provides just a few examples of some of the more helpful books on yoga. If you are interested in purchasing one of the books, simply click on the image to be taken to the Amazon.com Web site. For example, "Hatha Yoga Illustrated" features 77 standard Hatha Yoga poses. More than 600 illustrations guide you through each position of the asana so you can achieve proper form.

The Yoga Bible

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You'll find more than 150 photographs of poses from various styles of yoga, plus an analysis of the styles, in this helpful book.

30 Essential Yoga Poses

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This is a wonderful yoga book on poses that beginners can use. It introduces some basic yoga postures, pranayama, and mantras for daily practice.

Scientific Keys Volume II: The Key Poses of Hatha Yoga

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This book offers an intriguing view of the body in yoga motion. You'll review 55 poses not only externally, but internally, with detailed photos of the muscles and bones involved.

Ashtanga Yoga: The Practice Manual

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Beginners and intermediate practitioners will appreciate the posture modifications found in this comprehensive book. Poses are displayed through more than 650 photos and detailed instruction.

The Complete Illustrated Book of Yoga

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Many of today's yogis and yoginis learned about yoga through this classic manual. On the market since 1960, the publishers have given it a new look while still communicating the traditional philosophy and practice of yoga.

My Yoga 2 Go Practice Deck

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Don't let vacation or business travel keep you from daily practice. This handy set lets you choose individual poses or entire sequences.

Asanas: 608 Poses

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There are actually thousands of yoga poses. Yogi Dharma Mittra selected hundreds of his favorites, and a photographer captured him in various postures for this intriguing black and white collection.

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