Yoga Lesson: Slowing

Yoga is a process towards looking inward to develop insight, awareness and understanding. To do this, we must practice Shani– the slowing down between impulse and reaction. This slowing down… Read More→

Colds and Flu

Yoga can alleviate the symptoms of minor viral infections as well as boost the immune system to help the body recover from illness. Any type of physical activity will give… Read More→

Sri

Beautifully produced, performed and recorded, this chanting CD is a magical journey and exploration of Sanskrit, English and Hebrew mantras and chants. Heather Wertheimer’s sweet and soothing vocals ebb and… Read More→

Yoga Poses for Colds and Flu

Yoga can alleviate the symptoms of minor viral infections as well as boost the immune system to help the body recover from illness. Stress reducing poses keeps the immune system… Read More→

Yoga Poses for Spinal Stenosis

Spinal stenosis is a narrowing of the spaces in the spine where the spinal cord and nerve roots transverse. The narrowing of these passageways results in pressure on the spinal… Read More→

Yoga Poses for Spondylolisthesis

Spondylolisthesis is a condition when a vertebra slips forward over a lower vertebra due to a congenital defect or fracture. It usually affects either the fourth or the fifth lumbar… Read More→

Yoga Poses for Scoliosis

Scoliosis is the presence of abnormal lateral (side-to-side) curves and rotations in the spinal column. Yoga’s emphasis on the spine as well as its overall healing abilities and innate promotion… Read More→

Yoga Poses for Lordosis

Because of its emphasis on proper posture, yoga can help reverse the “swayback” curve that occurs in postural lordosis.Our Sponsors Buddha PantsThe only yoga pant that packs into its pocket!… Read More→

Yoga Poses for Kyphosis

Because of its emphasis on proper posture, yoga can help reverse the abnormal “hunchback” curve of the spine that occurs in postural kyphosis.Our Sponsors Jane Inc.Organic Cotton & Silk Eye… Read More→

Yoga Poses for Disk Herniation

A herniated disc occurs when the nuclear pulposus, the inner material of the disc, pushes through a tear in the disc’s membrane, and compresses the nerve exiting the spinal cord…. Read More→

Asthma

Several studies have shown yoga to be a powerful adjunct therapy to reduce the frequency and intensity of asthma attacks as well as to decrease medication use. Consistent practice of… Read More→

Yoga Poses for Asthma

Difficulty breathing, tightness in the chest, coughing and wheezing can be alleviated through practice of both yoga and pranayama. Back bending postures open the chest improving both lung and heart… Read More→

Yoga Month for the Masses?

Riding the wave of yoga’s popularity, the Yoga Health Foundation’s founder Johannes R. Fisslinger conceived of a yearlong campaign to inspire a healthy lifestyle and promote education about the benefits… Read More→

Yoga for Computer Users

I know from firsthand experience the tolls that working on a computer for extended hours can take on the body. This book addresses these stresses and strains of the hands,… 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

It is important to expect nothing, to take every experience, including the negative ones, as merely steps on the path, and to proceed.
- Ram Dass


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