Releasing What No Longer Serves

yoga releasing

Do you experience “negative, unwanted thoughts” that may hinder your New Year’s resolutions? A new study in the journal, Psychological Science, suggests that writing down such thoughts, and subsequently discarding… Read More→

Yoga Festivals in 2013

Ready, set, mark your calendars! If your wish list for 2013 includes enjoying asana and music with like-minded folks at a yoga festival, it’s not too early to start planning…. Read More→

Top 10 Yoga Stories of 2012

What a memorable year in yoga! We’ve seen stories ranging from controversial to inspirational and everything in between. We look back and highlight some of the year’s most noteworthy topics.Our… 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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