Each playlist below is designed for different varieties of yoga practices based on desired level of energy and emotional state. Each playlist is a work in progress and represents the music that I enjoy listening to while practicing.

Please leave comments with song suggestions that you like to practice to, or songs you simply think would fit in a yoga playlist. I am always taking recommendations!

Power (Ashtanga) Flow 

(high-level energy; to feel awesome)

  • “Fix You,” Coldplay
  • “Gobbledigook,” Sigur Ros
  • “Sweet Disposition,” Temper Trap
  • “Secrets,” One Republic
  • “Extreme Ways,” Moby
  • “Wake Up,” Arcade Fire
  • “The End,” Kings of Leon
  • “Whiskey in the Jar,” Metallica
  • “She’s Got You High,” Mumm-Ra
  • “Miss You,” Incubus
  • “Run,” Snow Patrol
  • “Let Down,” Radiohead
  • “While My Guitar Gently Weeps,” The Beatles
  • “My List,” The Killers
  • “Track 6,” Sigur Ros

Basic Vinyasa Flow 

(mid-level energy; pensive)

  • “Lover Lay Down,” Dave Matthews Band
  • “Why,” Annie Lennox
  • “All I want,” Jehro
  • “A Thousand Years,” Sting
  • “Satellite,” Dave Matthews Band
  • “Stitch,” Baby Animals
  • “In a Little While,” U2
  • “Lost?” Coldplay
  • “Songbird,” Eva Cassidy
  • “Let it Be Me,” Ray LeMontagne
  • “Fields of Gold,” Sting
  • “Forever My Friend,” Ray LeMontagne
  • “Scratch,” Kendall Payne
  • “That I would Be Good,” Alanis Morisette
  • “Goodbye Butterfly,” Lovedrug
  • “Track 4,” Sigor Ros

Restorative Yoga

(low/mid-level energy; balance)

Playlist One

  • “Passenger Seat,” Death Cab for Cutie
  • “All I Need,” Radiohead
  • “You Can Never Hold Back Spring,” Tom Waits
  • “Colors,” Amos Lee
  • “Do You Know Me,” John Mayer
  • “Only Hope,” Switchfoot
  • “Hard Times,” Peasant
  • “Such Great Heights,” Iron and Wine
  • “Hello, I’m in Delaware,” City and Colour
  • “Everything’s Not Lost,” Coldplay
  • “Storm,” Lifehouse
  • “Poison and Wine,” The Civil Wars
  • “Answer, Sarah McLachlan
  • “Ara Batur,” Sigur Ros

Playlist Two

  • “Been a Long Day,” Rosi Golan
  • “Slow Down,” Peasant
  • “Prospekt’s March/Poppyfields,” Coldplay
  • “Brightly Wound,” Eisley
  • “No Other Way,” Jack Johnson
  • “All We Ever Do Is Say Goodbye,” John Mayer
  • “Dusk and Summer,” Dashboard Confessionals
  • “For Emma,” Bon Iver
  • “Only Hope,” Glen Hansard & Marketa Irglova
  • “Jealous of the Moon,” Nickel Creek
  • “Turn Ye Tae Me,” The Corries
  • “The Book of Love,” Peter Gabriel
  • “Passenger Seat,” Death Cab for Cutie
  • “A Falling Through,” Ray LaMontagne
  • “The Finish Line,” Snow Patrol
  • “The Canon Stirs,” Dan Gibson

Yin Yoga

(low-level energy; peaceful)

  • “Bookends,” Simon and Garfunkle
  • “Last Chance Harvey,” Dickon Hinchliffe
  • “My Father’s Favorite,” Patrick Doyle