Pranayma Reported Causing Deaths

A recent article headline suggests that the widespread use of Kapalabhati pranayama (“skull-polishing breath”) in India—promoted by Swami Ramdev’s popular television campaigns and yoga camps—is dangerous and may lead to… Read More→

Mindfulness Helps Irritable Bowel Syndrome

A recent randomized controlled trial published by the American Journal of Gastroenterology found that an 8-week, Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) course significantly reduced Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) symptoms. MBSR is… Read More→

19th Scholarship Awarded

The YogaBasics.com’s yoga teacher training scholarship has been awarded to Laura Mattison. Our next scholarship will be awarded in July 2012. View complete details on our Yoga Scholarship page. Our… Read More→

Yoga Moves Outdoors for the Summer

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As we move into summertime, the warm days naturally draw yogis around the country to practice yoga outdoors. While practicing yoga in nature is indisputably becoming more common, sunnier climes—from … Read More→

Autumn Yoga and Pranayama Retreat

Come join YogaBasics.com on a 7-day yoga and pranayama retreat at the Maya Tulum yoga retreat center, located on the crystal clear Caribbean Sea in Tulum, Mexico.  Enjoy morning and… Read More→

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