Gathering In The Light

This heavenly combination of chant-master Krishna Das’s deep soulful singing with the haunting and enchanting overtone singing of Baird Hersey and Prana is a must have for all Krishna Das… Read More→

Is it Yoga?

I don’t think it’s a big secret that my passion is yoga. The asana, the pranayama, the meditation, the focus, the self discovery, the divine connection, I eat it up…. Read More→

Yoga Poses for Back Strain

An acute strain can be caused by a trauma, an injury, or by over-stressing or over-stretching the muscles. A strain produces symptoms of mild to moderate pain, muscle spasms, decreased… Read More→

Yoga Poses for Back Pain

Arthritic and general back pain can be alleviated through practice of yoga postures that stretch and strengthen the muscles around the vertebrae. Use Back Strengthening Poses to strengthen the muscles… Read More→

Yoga Poses for Hip Pain

Hip pain can be alleviated through practice of yoga postures that stretch and strengthen the muscles around the hip joint. Make sure that the knees do not experience any pain… Read More→

Yoga Poses for Knee Pain

Knee pain can be alleviated through practice of both yoga postures that stretch and strengthen the muscles around the knee joint. Make sure that the knee stays in line with… Read More→

Green Yoga is Growing

In an effort to bridge the gap between yoga and the environment, the Telluride Yoga Festival is committing to eco-consciousness, and leading by example of how to bring the teachings… Read More→

Yoga Poses for Anxiety

Besides the calming effects of a general yoga practice, restorative poses, inversions and forward bends are especially calming to the body and mind, helping to reduce and prevent excessive anxiety…. Read More→

Back Pain

Yoga is an excellent therapy for healing sore and injured back muscles, reducing recovery time, preventing re-injury, and reducing the risk of disability from back pain. Yoga helps alleviate lower… Read More→

Arthritis

There is no known cure for arthritis, but several studies have shown yoga effective for reducing and even eliminating the symptoms of this disease. A gentle yoga practice is recommended,… Read More→

Anxiety

Recent medical studies have shown that a regular practice of yoga and meditation is effective at lowering levels of anxiety. Excessive anxiety can be alleviated through a slow, gentle yoga… Read More→

Yoga Lesson: Contentment

One of the five niyamas (internal observances) of Patanjali’s yoga sutras, contentment is considered an essential and fundamental yogic practice. Samtosha (contentment) can be practiced while holding yoga poses by… Read More→

Yoga for Arthritis

This excellent book covers the therapeutic applications of yoga for all types of arthritic conditions.  The excellent overview of the pathology of arthritis, and the brief introduction to the therapeutic… Read More→

Audio: Sun & Moon Salutations

A complete audio program for the Sun and Moon salutations, including a standing meditation and a guided relaxation.Our Sponsors Yoga OutletLow price guarantee on brand-name yoga clothes, mats and yoga… 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

You cannot understand life and its mysteries as long as you try to grasp it. Indeed, you cannot grasp it, just as you cannot walk off with a river in a bucket. If you try to capture running water in a bucket, it is clear that you do not understand it and that you will always be disappointed, for in the bucket the water does not run. To have running water you must let go of it and let it run.
-Alan Watts


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