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→
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→
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→
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→
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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→
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→
The politics of geographical boundaries are incredibly complicated, and engulfed in years and sometimes generations of dispute. Here in the US, the illegal immigration of Mexicans across the borders in… 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
When the breath wanders the mind also is unsteady. But when the breath is calmed the mind too will be still, and the yogi achieves long life. Therefore, one should learn to control the breath.