Required and Recommended Materials

Required texts are not included in training pricing, unless noted. To order, please click the links below or call 888-786-3111.

Beth Shaw's YogaFit book, 3rd Edition, is required for every training.  

Training

Pre-requisite(s)

Required Materials

Recommended Materials

Level 1

 

Beth Shaw's YogaFit book 3rd Edition

YogaFit’s Basics and Back Health DVD

Level 2

Level 1

Yamas and Niyamas by Deborah Adele, Beth Shaw's YogaFit 3rd Edition

Growing the Positive Mind by Dr. William K. Larkin, Journal, Level 2 DVD

Level 3

Level 1

Pathways to Joy by Swami Vivekananda and Dave Deluca, Chakra Balancing Kit by Anodea Judith, Beth Shaw's YogaFit 3rd Edition

What To Do When Your Life Falls Apart by Daphne Rose Kingma, Growing the Positive Mind by Dr. William K. Larkin,Chakra Meditation by Swami Saradananda, Journal

Level 4

Levels 1-3

The Living Gita by Sri Swami Satchidananda:The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali by Sri Swami Satchidananda and The Language of Yogaby Nicolai Bachman, Beth Shaw's YogaFit 3rd Edition

Strap, Pathways to Joy by Swami Vivekananda and Dave Deluca , Journal,Level 4 DVD

Level 5

Levels 1-4

Your Body Speaks Your Mind by Deb Shapiro, All participants are required to complete the Brief Strengths Test, authentichappiness.org, print individual results and bring these results to the training, Beth Shaw's YogaFit 3rd Edition

Watch "The Secret" DVD; Creative Visualization Book by Shakti Gowan, Natural Prozac by Dr. Joel Robertson, Growing the Positive Mind by Dr. William K. Larkin, journal

Anatomy & Alignment

Level 1

Anatomy & Asana by Susi Hately Aldous (provided at training), Key Muscles of Hatha Yoga by Ray Long, MD, Beth Shaw's YogaFit 3rd Edition

Core ballAnatomy DVD

Anatomy & Alignment II

Level 1

Anatomy I

Key Poses of Hatha Yoga by Ray Long, MD,Key Muscles of Hatha Yoga by Ray Long, MD, & Anatomy & Asana by Susi Hately Aldous, Beth Shaw's YogaFit 3rd Edition

"Anatomy of Yoga" DVD by Paul Grilley,The Subtle Body by Cyndi Dale

Ayurveda I

Level 1

yurveda - The Science of Self Healing (A practical Guide) by Dr Vasant Lad, Beth Shaw's YogaFit 3rd Edition

 

Ayurveda II

Ayurveda I

Ayurveda - The Science of Self Healing (A practical Guide) by Dr Vasant Lad, Beth Shaw's YogaFit 3rd Edition

 

Ayurveda III-IV

Ayurveda I & II

Ayurveda, Nature's Medicine by David Frawley and Subhash Ranande, Beth Shaw’s YogaFit®3rd Edition

 

Back

Strongly rec. Level 1

Block, Strap, Beth Shaw's YogaFit 3rd edition

YogaFit Ball, Basics and Back Health DVD

Biomedical Aspects of Yoga Therapy

RYT 200

Level 1

TBA, Beth Shaw's YogaFit®, 3rd Edition

 

Healing Emotional and Physical Trauma Training

 

Level 1

Overcoming Trauma through Yoga: Reclaiming Your Body by David Emerson and Elizabeth Hopper ; 2 blocks or YogaFiteggs, blanket, Beth Shaw's YogaFit® 3rd edition

Blanket, 1-2 blocks or 2 eggs

Holistic Medicine: Yoga as Primary Care

 

Anatomy of Hatha Yoga by David Coulter, Beth Shaw's YogaFit®, 3rd Edition

 

Kids

Level 1

Beth Shaw's YogaFit® 3rd edition, YogaFit Kids Cards

Core ballKids DVD

YogaLean Coaching Essentials

Strongly rec. Level 1

Beth Shaw’s YogaLean

Beth Shaw’s YogaFit®, 3rd Edition

 

The Yamas & Niyamas: Exploring Yoga’s Ethical Practice, by Deborah Adele Women, Food and God: An Unexpected Path to Almost Everythingby Geneen Roth, Eating Mindfully by Susan Albers 

Clutter Busting Your Life: Clearing Physical and Emotional Clutter to Reconnect with Yourself and Others by Brooks Palmer; Perfect Breathing by Al Lee

 

Positive Psychology

 

Before Happiness by Shawn Achor

Beth Shaw's YogaFit®, 3rd Edition

 

Way of the Peaceful Warrior  by Dan Millman  

Pranayama

Level 1

Beth Shaw's YogaFit® 3rd edition

 

Prenatal/

Postpartum

Level 1

Beth Shaw's YogaFit® 3rd edition, Pillow

Strap, block, Prenatal DVD

Props

Strongly rec.  Level 1

Yoga mat, block OR core ball, 10 ft strap ORSenior’s strap, Beth Shaw's YogaFit® 3rd edition

Extra block, bolster, eye pillow

Restorative

Level 1

Bolster, block, 10 ft restorative strap orSeniors strap, eye pillow, yoga mat; Relax & Renew by Judith Lassiter; **From home/hotel: hotel blanket, 2 bath towels, 1 hand towel, Beth Shaw's YogaFit® 3rd edition

The Woman's Book of Yoga & Health by Linda Sparrowe and Patricia Walden, extra bolster, 2 blankets, extra block,Chakra Balancing Kit by Anodea Judith

Restorative Therapeutics Training

 

Level 1

2 YogaFit® eggs or 2 blocks, 2 blankets, Beth Shaw's YogaFit® 3rd edition

Emotional Healing with Essential Oils by Daniel McDonald

Seniors

Level 1

Beth Shaw's YogaFit® 3rd edition

Seniors’ strap, block, Seniors DVD

Sound and Mantra Therapy 

 

Healing Mantras by Thomas Ashley Farrand, Beth Shaw's YogaFit 

 

Sweat

Level 1

Beth Shaw's YogaFit® 3rd edition

Towel, change of clothes, YogaSweatDVD

Thai Energy

Strongly rec. Level 1

Pillow, blanket, Beth Shaw's YogaFit® 2nd edition

 

Therapeutic Yoga for the Upper and Lower Extremities

RYT 200

Level 1

TBA, Beth Shaw's YogaFit®, 3rd Edition

 

Therapy I

Level 1

Yoga as Medicine by Timothy McCall, Foam Roller (36" preferred), Block, Strap, Beth Shaw's YogaFit® 3rd edition

Advancing your yoga practice: The Art of Slowing Down by Susi Hately Aldous; Your Body Speaks your Mind by Deb Shapiro; 2 YogaFit egg blocks

Therapy II

Level 1

 

The Subtle Body: An Encyclopedia of Your Energetic Anatomy by Cyndi Dale; Mudra: The Sacred Secret by Indu Aurora; Chakra Balancing Kit by Anodea Judith, Beth Shaw's YogaFit® 3rd edition

Your Body Speaks your Mind by Deb Shapiro; The Chakra Bible by Patricia Mercer

Therapy III

Level 1

Therapy I

Therapy II

Therapy I and Therapy II Manuals, Beth Shaw's YogaFit® 3rd edition

Yoga as Medicine Book By Yoga Journal, Timothy McCall; Subtle Body Energy By Cyndi Dale, Key Poses of Hatha Yoga by Ray Long, MD

Warrior Kids

 

Trauma Through a Child's Eyes: Awakening the Ordinary Miracle of Healing by Dr. Peter Levine and The Body Keeps the Score by Bessel Van Der Kolk, Beth Shaw's YogaFit 3rd Edition

 

Working with the Chakras

Strongly rec. Level 1

Beth Shaw's YogaFit®, 3rd Edition

 

Yoga for Athletes

Strongly rec. Level 1

TBA, Beth Shaw's YogaFit®, 3rd Edition

 

Yoga Nidra

None

TBA, Beth Shaw's YogaFit®, 3rd Edition

 

Yoga Therapy for Nervous System Disorders

RYT 200

Level 1

TBA, Beth Shaw's YogaFit®, 3rd Edition

 

YogaFit for Diabetes Mgt.

 

Yoga for Pain Relief: Simple Practices to Calm Your Mind and Heal Your Chronic Pain by Kelly McGonigal, MD; Beth Shaw's YogaFit 3rd Edition

 

YogaFit for Injury Prevention and Recovery

 

TBA, Beth Shaw's YogaFit®, 3rd Edition

 

YogaFit’s Cancer Care

Level 1

ACSM’s Guide to Exercise and Cancer Survivorship, ACSM, Editor: Melinda L. Irwin PhD, MPH, Human Kinetics, 2012. Beth Shaw's YogaFit 3rd Edition

 

 

 

YogaFit® for Addiction and Recovery

 

Freedom from Addiction: The Chopra Center Method for Overcoming Destructive Habits by Chopra, Deepak and Simon, M.D., David (Jan 1, 2010) ; Recovery 2.0 by Tommy Rosen; Yoga and the Twelve-Step Path by Hawk, Kyczy (Apr 16, 2012); Clean by David Sheff; Beth Shaw's YogaFit®, 3rd Edition

 

 

YogaFit® for Balancing Mood

Strongly rec. Level 1

Yoga for Depression* by Amy Weintraub, Beth Shaw's YogaFit® 3rd edition

 

YogaFit® for the Change: From PMS to Menopause

Strongly rec. Level 1

Pillow, blanket, strap, block, Beth Shaw's YogaFit® 3rd edition

 

YogaFit® for the Heart

Levels 1-3

Yoga of Heart: The Healing Power of Intimate Connection* by Mark Whitwell, Beth Shaw's YogaFit®, 3rd Edition

Yoga and Cardiovascular Management* by Swami Satyananda Saraswati

 

YogaFit® for Warriors

 

Level 1

In an Unspoken Voice: How the Body Releases Trauma and Restores Goodness by Peter Levine, Beth Shaw's YogaFit® 3rd edition

2 blocks or 2 eggs

YogaFit® Mommy & Baby Yoga

Level 1

The Woman's Book of Yoga & Health by Linda Sparrowe and Patricia Walden; Doll or pillow to hold/work with during the training, Beth Shaw's YogaFit® 3rd edition

 

Indo YogaFit® Balance Board Training

Strongly rec. Level 1

Beth Shaw's YogaFit®, 3rd Edition, Indo YogaFit® Balance Board

 

 

YogaCore

Strongly rec. Level 1

Beth Shaw's YogaFit®, 3rd Edition

 

YogaButt®

Strongly rec. Level 1

Beth Shaw's YogaFit®, 3rd Edition

 

YogaCycle

Strongly rec. Level 1

Beth Shaw's YogaFit®, 3rd Edition