Oprah Interviews Ram Dass

Listen to spiritual icon Ram Dass as he shares stories from life, talks about his new book, and continues inspiring people to live to their full potential.  The author of… Read More→

Our First Book: Yoga for Beginners

YogaBasics’ founder, Timothy Burgin, has just published Yoga For Beginners: A Quick-Start Guide to Practicing Yoga for New Students.Our Sponsors Jane Inc.Organic Cotton & Silk Eye Pillows in over 30… Read More→

It’s Getting Hot In Here

If there were a metaphor for the driven, hectic pace of urban life in the twentieth-century it well may be heat, produced by the friction of ever-increasing intensity, mounting to-do… Read More→

NYC To Tax Yoga Studios?

New York yoga studios breathed a collective sigh of relief in 2010 when the “Yoga Bill” was passed, which exempts yoga (including teacher training programs) and martial arts studios from… Read More→

Namastegg Starter Kit Giveaway!

Are you curious about the Three Minute Egg yoga blocks? One lucky person will receive Namastegg Starter Kit (color of your choice)! The kit contains 2 Namast-eggs, Special Edition Alignment… 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

There is a light that shines beyond all things on earth, beyond us all, beyond the heavens, beyond the very highest heavens. This is the light that shines in our hearts.
- Chandogya Upanishad
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