Beginning Your Own Study Group on the Yamas & Niyamas:

Participate in Free (for members) Online Workshop:

The Yamas and Niyamas:  Learn How to Put Yogic Values into Practice is a free 2-hour workshop available to members through Yoga International.

Read Author’s Published Articles:

Yamas & Niyamas:



  • Why Yoga [Lakeside News; Women’s Press]


Web Interview:

Listen to Deborah’s live interviews (newest listed first):

Other Books on Meditation and the Mind:

  • The Secret of the Yoga Sutra:  Samadhi Pada by Pandit Rajmani Tigunait, PhD
  • The Untethered Soul by Michael Singer
  • Conquest of the Mind by Eknath Easwaren

Other Books on the Yamas and Niyamas:

  • Yoga and the Twelve-Step Path by Kyczy Hawk
  • Sophia Rising: Awakening your sacred wisdom through yoga by Monette Chilson
  • Yoga for a World out of Balance:  Teaching on Ethics and Social Action by Michael Stone
  • The Practice of the Yoga Sutra:  Sadhana Pada by Pandit Rajmani Tigunait, PhD
  • The Secret Power of Yoga:  A Woman’s Guide to the Heart and Spirit of the Yoga Sutras by Nischala Joy Devi
  • Yoga and Vegetarianism by Sharon Gannon
  • Download a sample ahimsa class plan and class handout from Erika Fryklepak
  • The Surrender Experiment by Michael Singer
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