I never know what these awesome songs are. And try asking a yoga teacher to tell you what that one song was…”ya know that one you played while we were in downward dog… like…the 18th downward dog we did…and it kind of sounded like ummmhummmmrummmdummmmsooooooAH. And then there was this part that went hiiiiiiiiiinooooooooooo. Ya know…?” Impossible.
I’ve thought about bringing my Droid in the room and just Shazam-ing every song…but I fear the humidity and sweat would cause my phone to burst into an actual fire, and yoga is really more about the inner fire. Lucky for me (and you now), I have compiled a list of the 14 best songs to practice yoga to. I was able to poll some instructors at the local Madison studio that I practice at. So you could say these songs have been given official seals of approval by yogi professionals. So crank up your thermostat, pump up these jams, and get ready to work your asanas off!
Guru Singh – I Am
Snatam Kaur – By Thy Grace
Krishna Das – Mountain Hare Krishna
Sukhwinder Singh & Sapana Awasthim – Chaiyya Chaiyya
The XX – Intro
Trace Bundy – Bristlecone
Phoneix – Love Like A Sunset Part II
Sasha Lazard – Angeli
Snow Patrol – You Could Be Happy
Wah! – Bhakti Da
Bon Iver – re: Stacks
Alexi Murdoch – Breathe
Black Eyed Peas – Where Is The Love