20th Scholarship Awarded

The YogaBasics.com’s yoga teacher training scholarship has been awarded to Angelina Presley. After 10 years of supporting the training of new yoga teachers we have decided to end our scholarship… Read More→

Kickstarting the Roots of Yoga

Yoga scholars Mark Singleton and James Mallinson have taken their dream—publishing a single comprehensive resource of yogic literature—to the next level by bringing it to Kickstarter, the web-based company that… Read More→

Yoga As Battleground

Two-Part Series (Part Two)Why does disillusionment sometimes occur after immersion in yogic practices, and why does it send many of us running for shelter from our once-beloved practice? The answer… Read More→

Pilgrimage by MC Yogi

Our favorite yogi hip-hopper is back with an awesome sophomore release brimming with devotion and joy. MC Yogi traveled the world to work with master musicians, and he composed these… 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

I have found that the greatest degree of inner tranquility comes from the development of love and compassion. The more we care for the happiness of others, the greater is our own sense of well being. Cultivating a close warm hearted feeling for others automatically puts the mind at ease. It is the ultimate source of success in life.
- Dalai Lama


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