Yoga May Benefit Those With Autism

A recent study suggests yoga may be effective in improving classroom behaviors among children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD). Autism is a developmental disability arising due to neurological disorder that… Read More→

Yoga Sequencing by Mark Stephens

Mark Stephens’s latest book on sequencing yoga postures is a well-written and very useful resource for yoga teachers and experienced home practitioners. The depth and length of this book is… Read More→

Do Alternative Medicine Therapies Work?

According to a 2007 survey, about one in four Americans use Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM), which includes yoga, meditation, acupuncture, and integrative medicine. Practices enjoying increases were deep breathing,… Read More→

"Oh, Are You a Yogi?"

Uttered by a well-intentioned classmate upon hearing of my involvement in yoga research, these words generated a cascade of internal dialogue. In this time and place, what does it mean… 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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