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

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

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

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 Yoga by Nicolai Bachman

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

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

 

Key Muscles of Hatha Yoga by Ray Long, MD,  Anatomy & Asana by Susi Hately Aldous (provided at training)

Core ballAnatomy DVD

Anatomy & Alignment II

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

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

Ayurveda I

Level 1

Ayurveda - The Science of Self-Healing (A practical Guide) by Dr. Vasant Lad

 

Ayurveda II

Ayurveda I

Ayurveda - The Science of Self-Healing (A practical Guide) by Dr. Vasant Lad

 

Ayurveda III-IV

Ayurveda I and II

Ayurveda, Nature's Medicine by David Frawley and Subhash Ranande, neti pot

 

Back

Strongly recommend Level 1

Block, Strap

YogaFit® Ball, Basics and Back Health DVD

Biomedical Aspects of Yoga Therapy

Level 1

RYT 200

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

 

Caregivers

 

Theme Weaver by Michelle Berman Marchildon and Myths of the Asanas by Alanna Kaivalya

 

Healing Emotional and Physical Trauma Training

Level 1

Overcoming Trauma through Yoga: Reclaiming Your Body by David Emerson and Elizabeth Hopper ; 2 blocks or YogaFit® eggs, blanket,

Blanket, 1-2 blocks or 2 eggs

Holistic Medicine: Yoga as Primary Care

 

   

Kids

Strongly recommend Level 1

 

YogaFit® Kids CardsCore ballKids DVD

YogaLean Coaching Essentials

Strongly recommend Level 1

Beth Shaw’s YogaLean

 

Positive Psychology

 

Before Happiness by Shawn Achor

Way of the Peaceful Warrior  by Dan Millman  

Pranayama

Level 1

The Yoga of Breath: A Step by Step Guide to Pranayama by Richard Rosen

 

Prenatal/

Postpartum

Strongly recommend Level 1

Pillow

Strap, block, Prenatal DVD

Props

Strongly recommend Level 1

Yoga mat, block OR core ball, 10 ft strap OR Senior’s strap

Extra block, bolster, eye pillow

Restorative

Level 1

Bolster, block, 10 ft restorative strap or Seniors strap, eye pillow, yoga mat; Relax & Renew by Judith Lassiter; **From home/hotel: hotel blanket, 2 bath towels, 1 hand towel

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

Emotional Healing with Essential Oils by Daniel McDonald

Seniors

Strongly recommend Level 1

 

Seniors’ strap, block, Seniors DVD

Sound and Mantra Healing 

 

Healing Mantras by Thomas Ashley‐Farrand
 

The Language of Yoga by Nicholai Bachman

Sweat

Strongly recommend Level 1

 

Towel, change of clothes, YogaSweat DVD

Thai Energy

Strongly recommend Level 1

Pillow, blanket

 

Therapeutic Yoga for the Upper and Lower Extremities

Level 1

RYT 200

2 blocks, strap

 

YogaFit Healthcare I: Assessing the Physical Body (formerly Therapy I)

Level 1

Yoga as Medicine by Timothy McCall, Foam Roller (36" preferred), Block, Strap

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

YogaFit Healthcare II: Examining the Subtle Body (formerly 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

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

YogaFit Healthcare III: Designing the Protocol (formerly Therapy III)

Level 1

YogaFit Healthcare I and II 

YogaFit Healthcare I and II Manuals

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

 

Working with the Chakras

Strongly recommend Level 1

 

 

Yoga for Athletes

Strongly recommend Level 1

The YogaFit Athlete by Beth Shaw, Beth Shaw's YogaFit®, 3rd Edition, strap and tennis ball

 

Yoga Nidra

 

None

 

Yoga Therapy for Nervous System Disorders

Level 1

RYT 200

Quantum Healing by Deepak Chopra

 

YogaFit for Diabetes Management

 

Yoga for Pain Relief: Simple Practices to Calm Your Mind and Heal Your Chronic Pain by Kelly McGonigal, MD

 

YogaFit for Injury Prevention and Recovery

Strongly recommend Level 1

The YogaFit Athlete by Beth Shaw, Beth Shaw's YogaFit®, 3rd Edition, strap, two blocks, and a tennis ball

 

YogaFit’s Cancer Care

Level 1

RYT 200

ACSM’s Guide to Exercise and Cancer Survivorship, ACSM, Editor: Melinda L. Irwin PhD, MPH, Human Kinetics, 2012

 

 

YogaFit for Addiction and Recovery

 

Recovery 2.0 by Tommy Rosen 

Freedom from Addiction: The Chopra Center Method for Overcoming Destructive Habits by Chopra, Deepak and Simon, M.D., David (Jan 1, 2010);  Yoga and the Twelve-Step Path by Hawk, Kyczy (Apr 16, 2012); Clean by David Sheff

YogaFit for Balancing Mood

Strongly recommend Level 1

Yoga for Depression by Amy Weintraub

 

YogaFit for the Change: From PMS to Menopause

Strongly recommend Level 1

Pillow, blanket, strap, block

 

YogaFit for the Heart

Levels 1-3

Yoga of Heart: The Healing Power of Intimate Connection by Mark Whitwell

Yoga and Cardiovascular Management by Swami Satyananda Saraswati

YogaFit for Warriors

Strongly recommend Level 1

In an Unspoken Voice: How the Body Releases Trauma and Restores Goodness by Peter Levine

2 blocks or 2 eggs

Yoga for ADD/ADHD and the Autism Spectrum

Strongly recommend Level 1

The Developing Mind by Daniel J. Siegel and Scattered: How Attention Deficit Disorder Originates and What you can do About it by Gabor Mate 

 

Fit and Focused (Yoga in the Classroom)

Strongly recommend Level 1

The Whole Brain Child: 12 Revolutionary Strategies to Nurture Your Child’s Developing Mind by Daniel J. Siegel

 

YogaFit Mommy & Baby Yoga

Strongly recommend 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

 

Indo YogaFit Balance Board Training

Strongly recommend Level 1

 Indo YogaFit® Balance Board

 

 

YogaCore

Strongly recommend Level 1

 

 

YogaButt

Strongly recommend Level 1

 

 

YogaCycle

Strongly recommend Level 1