Yoga for the Seasons: Spring

We have a brand new audio yoga MP3 sequence for our premium members to download and enjoy.  Based on our popular Spring Yoga Sequence, this 77-minute audio program will guide… Read More→

Yoga Helps Kids in School

Yoga programs for children continue to grow in popularity and number in yoga studios and in schools throughout the US. While most of the initial objections to teaching yoga in… Read More→

Prana Groove by Stevin McNamara

On Stevin McNamara’s latest CD, he combines his beautiful acoustic guitar playing with a lively blend of world percussion.  The melodies on these songs are based on Rag Malkauns, one… Read More→

Yoga and Surfing

The ability of yoga’s breathing, meditation, and asana practices to help calm the mind and increase focus, stamina, flexibility, and strength has helped make practicing yoga a popular cross-training exercise… Read More→

Yoga Helps Heal Bone Fractures

Indian researchers recently published a randomized controlled trial showing that a yoga-based program reduced the healing time of extra-articular (situated or occurring outside a joint) fractures. While improved fracture healing… Read More→

Yoga for Weight Loss?

Yoga for weight loss: it’s the latest fad on the American yoga scene, where we’ve grown accustomed to such diverse offerings as yoga paired with chocolate, wine, and even pets…. 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

The challenge, and the opportunity, that Yoga presents to us is the possibility of breaking the conditioning cycle. We do this by becoming aware of the depth and pervasiveness of our patterns and, at the same time, by working to change them. And true transformation begins at the moment that we become aware of our actual condition.
- Gary Kraftsow


  • Free YogaBasics Newsletter


    Subscribe to our Yoga Newsletter and receive updates on yoga news, articles, inspiration and more. We send out only 2-3 emails per month and keep our list 100% private and spam free.


  • November Giveaway: 365 Daily Meditations

    In this month’s giveaway, YogaBasics’s readers can Enter to win one of five copies of Ixia Press’s new book, 365 Daily Meditations for On and Off the Mat!
    Enter Giveaway!

  • Our Premium Membership

    Like what you see…and want more? Our premium members have access to deluxe features, promo content, detailed yogic information and downloadable MP3s.
    Join Now!