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.



Required Materials

Recommended Materials

Level 1


Beth Shaw's YogaFit® book 3rd Edition

YogaFit’s Basics and Back Health DVD, Strap, Block

Level 2

Level 1

Yamas and Niyamas by Deborah Adele

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

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,, 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)

Anatomy 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

Yoga and Ayurveda - Self-healing and Self-Realization by David Frawley

Yoga for your Type - An Ayurvedic Approach to Your Asana Practice by Dr. David Frawley and Sandra Summerfield Kozak M.S.

Ayurveda II

Ayurveda I

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

Yoga for your Type - An Ayurvedic Approach to Your Asana Practice by Dr. David Frawley and Sandra Summerfield Kozak M.S.; Perfect Health by Deepak Chopra

Ayurveda III-IV

Ayurveda I and II

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



Strongly recommend Level 1

Block, Strap

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





Breath of Relief by Karl La Rowe

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




Strongly recommend Level 1


YogaFit® Kids CardsKids 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  


Level 1

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




Strongly recommend Level 1


Strap, block, Prenatal DVD


Strongly recommend Level 1

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

Extra block, bolster, eye pillow


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

Restoring Balance: Training the Parasympathetic Nervous System

Level 1

2 YogaFit® eggs or 2 blocks, 2 blankets

Emotional Healing with Essential Oils by Daniel McDonald


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


Strongly recommend Level 1

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



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; Healing Mudras by Sabrina Mesko

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

Level 1

YogaFit Healthcare I and II 

The Principles and Practices of Yoga Health Care, edited by Sat Bir Khalsa, Lorenzo Cohen, Timothy McCall and Shirley Telles; 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

Chakra Balancing Kit  by Anodea Judith, PhD


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


1-2 Blankets/Bolsters, 1 hand towel

Yoga Nidra by Swami Satananda Saraswati, additional blankets or blocks for comfort

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


Yoga for Chronic Pain

YogaFit Level 1 and a RYT-200 certification; YogaFit HealthCare 1 strongly recommended

Integrative Pain Management by Diana Thompson, blanket, mat

2 blocks or eggs

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

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




Strongly recommend Level 1




Strongly recommend Level 1




Strongly recommend Level 1