10 Best Yoga and Meditation Books, According to 10 Top Yoga and Meditation Teachers

Top teachers share the yoga and meditation books that impacted them the most.
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The best yoga and meditation books have the power to change our lives, which is why we asked top teachers to share the yoga and meditation books that have most impacted their lives. 

The best yoga and meditation books have the power to change our lives, which is why we asked top teachers to share the yoga and meditation books that have most impacted their lives. 

There are some books that stick with us long after we’ve finished turning the pages. These are the books that become a part of who we are— a fabric of our being, so to speak. They influence us when we think about our practice (and our lives as a whole, really), and they affect our headspace and outlook every time we step on our mats and sit on our meditation cushions.

They’re the kind of books that are worth reading again and again.

To dig into the power that the best yoga and meditation books can have to change our lives, we asked top teachers which yoga and meditation books have changed theirs. Teachers cited books that were favorites because they were easy to return to again and again, as well as books that made a difference at a pivotal moment in their lives.

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Read on for the 10 best yoga and meditation books, according to 10 top teachers around the country.

About the Author

Gina Tomaine is a Philadelphia-based writer and editor. She is currently Deputy Lifestyle Editor of Philadelphia magazine, and previously served as Associate Deputy Editor of Rodale’s Organic Life. Her work can be seen in Women’s Health, Runner’s World, Prevention, Good Housekeeping, and elsewhere. Learn more at ginatomaine.com