The Inevitable: Yoga Teacher Barbie

Barbie dolls: maligned for their tyranny of impossible proportions, yet beloved by many, these ubiquitous icons of American culture have reflected the popular Zeitgeist for decades. When first created, the… Read More→

When Yoga Is Business

Many yogis in New York City are grappling with the aftereffects of another upheaval in their yoga universe. Earlier this month Pure yoga studio fired popular teacher Marco Rojas in… 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

Praise and blame, gain and loss, pleasure and sorrow come and go like the wind. To be happy, rest like a giant tree, in the midst of them all.
- Buddha


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