These books have inspired us along the way of teaching Chair Yoga. We highly recommend you to read them within the context of the Chair Yoga Teacher Training.

Yoga Nidra Scripts: 22 Meditations for Effortless Relaxation, Rejuvenation and Reconnection
by Tamara Verma

We simply love this book and use the scripts at the end of each yoga class. Yoga Nidra Scripts is an invaluable tool for yoga teachers, healers and anyone who wants to share guided meditations. With a diverse array of beautiful meditations in inclusive, inviting language, as well as yoga poses, mantras and mudras.

Wheels of Life: A User’s Guide to the Chakra System¬†
by Anodea Judith

With the help of this book, we made seven thematic lessons based on the 7 chakras. The chakras are clearly described in the book with beautiful meditations to read during your Chair Yoga classes. As portals between the physical and spiritual planes, the chakras offer unparalleled opportunities for growth, healing, and transformation. We simply love them, and so do our participants.

Practicing Mindfulness: 75 Essential Meditations to Reduce Stress, Improve Mental Health, and Find Peace in the Everyday

Mindfulness is an evidence-based method for reducing stress, enhancing resilience, and maintaining mental well-being. Even short meditations can turn a bad day around, ground us in the present moment, and help us approach life with gratitude and kindness. Start or end your Chair Yoga classes with these simple but inspiring mindfulness meditations.

Light on Yoga
by B.K.S. Iyengar

A must read for every yoga teacher!  The definitive guide to the philosophy and practice of Yoga as an ancient healing discipline for body and mind. This book provides you with detailed descriptions and illustrations of yoga positions and breathing exercises.

Science of Yoga: Understand the Anatomy and Physiology to Perfect Your Practice
by Ann Swanson

We recommend this book to get a better insight in the anatomy of yoga postures. The illustrations of the human body in different yoga poses are very helpful to understand their effects, as well as the physiology of yoga. We have gained a lot of knowledge from it.

Mudras: Yoga in Your Hands
by Gertrud Hirschi

Are you keen to learn more about the meaning and healing effects of mudras? This book is totally worth reading. We’ve integrated many of these mudras in our chair yoga classes.

The Ultimate Guide to The Face Yoga Method
by Fumiko Takatsu

Did you know that you have over 43 muscles in the face? They all loved to be trained. Therefore we always do a couple of face yoga exercises in our yoga class. Diminish wrinkles, unwanted lines and asymmetry through detailed face yoga exercises that will work out, strengthen and tone the muscles of the face and the neck and jawline. Each face exercise is presented with detailed instructions and photos. There are warm up and cool down exercises.