Is Yoga Just for Relaxation?

A recent article in UK’s Daily Mail claims that yoga’s benefits are limited to strength, muscular endurance, flexibility and balance. Several studies are cited suggesting that yoga, in comparison to… Read More→

A.M. Energy DVD by Shiva Rea

Shiva Rea continues to produce some of the best yoga DVDs available, both in content and in production. As the title suggests, this DVD is intended as an energizing morning… Read More→

Yoga Helps with Diabetes

Type 2 diabetes is an incurable disease caused by the body not being able to make or use insulin, which results in high levels of sugar (glucose) in the blood…. Read More→

The Yoga Genome Project

“Doctors can’t prescribe until yogi’s describe” is the motto of the newly announced Yoga Genome Project created by the Yoga Care Foundation (YCF).  This ambitious research project is designed to… Read More→

Yoga Alliance Launches YA+

The Yoga Alliance recently announced the launch of a companion organization: YA+. The benefits of the new program were touted in an email announcement sent out to current Yoga Alliance… 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

Without intention, all these postures, these breathing practices, meditations, and the like can become little more than ineffectual gestures. When animated by intention, however, the simplest movement, the briefest meditation, and the contents of one breath cycle are made potent.
- Donna Farhi


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