Here are a few recommendations that I find interesting and inspiring about yoga and meditation – everything from books, teachers, media articles, science papers and videos.

Anatomy pins 

Yoga Asana Postures Visual Pins


Much of the music I use in class is by Chris Zabriskie

Recent media articles and science papers about the benefits of yoga and meditation:

BBC News – How Yoga is helping prisoners stay calm
Yoga for anxiety and depression – Harvard Health
The News Herald – Yoga helps children focus, relieve stress and concentrate at school – How yoga might save the US trillions of dollars – Genetic evidence of yoga’s impact on the immune system

Inspiring videos and documentaries

B. K. S. Iyengar, founder of Iyengar yoga, 1938 newsreal on YouTube
3D Human software
Why We Breathe
Addiction, Recovery and Yoga
Yoga in the shadows
Vinyasa Unlocked - Matthew Sweeney
Prison Yoga Project - James Fox

Online Journals

Mind Body Green – Your Guide to Wellness
Elephant Journal – Yoga, Sustainability, Politics, Spirituality


The Illustrated Light on Yoga - B. K. S. Iyengar
Light on Yoga - B. K. S. Iyengar
Light on Life: The Journey to Wholeness, Inner Peace and Ultimate Freedom - B. K. S. Iyengar
Awakening The Spine - Vanda Scaravelli
Asana, Pranayama, Mudra and Bandha - Swami Satyananda Saraswati
Four Chapters on Freedom: Commentary on the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali - Swami Satyananda Saraswati
Energy in Season Five Keys to Vitality - Julie Hanson and Susan Woodd
Key Muscles of Yoga: Your Guide to Functional Anatomy in Yoga - Ray Long
Stretching - Jean Anderson
Vinyasa Krama - Matthew Sweeney
Ashtanga Yoga – The Practice Manual - David Swenson
Imagine That!: Child’s Guide to Yoga - Kenneth S Cohen
Yoga for Children: a Complete Illustrated Guide - Swati Chanchani
Kundalini Tantra - Swami Saraswati
Yoga Nidra - Swami Satyananda Sarawati
Dance Movement Therapy: A Creative Psychotherapeutic Approach - Bonnie Meekums
The TM Technique - Peter Russell
The Power of Now - Eckhart Tolle

Scottish Recommendations

The websites below are my own personal recommendations:


Transcendental Meditation UK
Yoga Alliance UK
Yoga Bliss Hub

Yoga Equipment

Yoga With Janie lotus