Power to the Peaceful Yoga

Musician, activist and filmmaker Michael Franti shares his love for yoga with the intention of cultivating inner peace and spiritual activism. Jivamukti founders David Life and Sharon Gannon instruct this… Read More→

Trouble in Tibet

A week of violence and protest has erupted in Chinese occupied Tibet when Buddhist monks peacefully demonstrated to mark the anniversary of a failed 1959 uprising against China. The Dalai… Read More→

Man Saved by Meditation

Chinese construction worker, Wang Jianxin, used a Buddhist meditation technique to  survive after being buried under six feet of mud. The 52 year old man was trapped for two hours… Read More→

Breath Awareness

The breath is our link from the external to the internal, from the unconscious to the conscious. When we connect, control and regulate the breath we can consciously effect the… Read More→

Yoga Sequences completed

Just a quick update on our continuing work to transfer the premium yoga content to the new site. We have completed the transfer of the entire Yoga Sequences section and… Read More→

Taranga by Prem Joshua

Multi-instrumentalist Prem Joshua has created an evocative yet high energy Cd in the essence of the Sanskrit word Taranga: colorful waves of joy and enthusiasm. Moving away from his more… Read More→

Whole Body Tonic

This 30 step sequence of yoga postures was designed to balance, stretch, strengthen and fortify the whole body. Level: Beginner to Intermediate.View All Sponsors ➞Yoga InternationalPractice yoga anytime, anywhere. Available… Read More→

Weight Loss

This 32 step sequence of yoga postures was designed to activate and increase metabolism as well as increase caloric burn-off through strengthening and engaging yoga poses. Level: Beginner to Intermediate.View… Read More→

Strengthening Digestion

This 26 step sequence of yoga postures was designed to strengthen and harmonize the digestive system. Level: Beginner to Intermediate.View All Sponsors ➞Yoga InternationalPractice yoga anytime, anywhere. Available on all… Read More→

Yoga as Medicine

While several books have been written on the subject of yoga therapy, this is the first that attempts to explain how and why yoga works as a therapeutic tool to… Read More→

New to Yoga?

To get the most out of our site, we suggest you take some time to explore before jumping into the practice. Browse our yoga 101 section for general info on the history and types of yoga, then start exploring asanas the physical postures used in hatha yoga. Remember to breathe and always start your yoga practice with a brief meditation. If you are new to yoga, please read our Yoga for Beginner's page

Yogic Wisdom

In times of crisis, we often feel we don’t have the time or energy to practice, but those are precisely the times when the practice is most necessary. This is what we’ve been practicing for: the situations where the practice doesn’t come easily. When the winds of change reach hurricane force, our inner refuge of mindfulness, concentration, and discernment is the only thing that will keep us from getting blown away.
- Thanissaro Bhikkhu

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