Yoga Lesson: Non-Violence

Ahimsa is the yogic practice of non-violence, which includes physical, mental, and emotional violence towards others and ourselves. Viewed in this broad context, ahimsa can be a challenging and overwhelming… Read More→

Insight Yoga by Sarah Powers

Yoga-star Sarah Powers first book blends the theory and practice of Hatha Yoga, Chinese meridian therapy and Buddhist meditation into a fascinating exploration of the body, breath, mind and energy…. Read More→

Lifting Off with Aerial Yoga

For decades the props used in yoga asana practice have been evolving from their humble beginnings. From simple “bricks” like the ones of stone first used by B.K.S. Iyengar, to… Read More→

The Colors of Holi

On March 11th, Hindus all over the globe celebrated the holy day of Holi with vibrant and colorful festivities. Known as the festival of colors, Holi symbolizes the triumph of… Read More→

Yoga Helps Older Adults

As we age, our bodies change. The older we get, the farther away from optimal functioning we move. Things that we used to do with ease can become more difficult… Read More→

Yoga Therapy for PMS

Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) is a collection of a wide range of symptoms that occur between the time of ovulation and the beginning of the menstrual period. PMS has been characterized… Read More→

Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS)

Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) is a collection of a wide range of symptoms that occur between the time of ovulation and the beginning of the menstrual period. PMS has been characterized… Read More→

Yoga Poses for PMS

Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) is a collection of a wide range of symptoms that occur between the time of ovulation and the beginning of the menstrual period. Use the endocrine regulating… Read More→

Yoga Lesson: Detachment

The ancient yogis understood that desire (kama) was a legitimate goal and an essential part of a balanced life. But they also saw that excess desire created impurities in the… 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

Go sweep out the chamber of your heart. Make it ready to be the dwelling place of the Beloved. When you depart out, He will enter it. In you, void of yourself, will He display His beauties.
- Mahmud Shabistari
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