In Sutra 1:12 (Abhyasa vairagyabhyam tannirodhah), the sage Patanjali continues to focus his teachings on how to calm the vrittis—the mind’s restless, swirling thoughts. Many yogis consider this particular sutra… Read More→
Recent blogs have deplored objectifying media depictions of the “yoga body,” a taut, flexible, and slim physique that’s the perceived result of yoga practice. However, Jennifer Daubenmier in 2004 found… Read More→
First, my full disclosure: I hadn’t heard of YogaGlo before last week’s media frenzy. After the ongoing Bikram drama, it makes me weary to even think about yet another yoga… Read More→
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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
Let me not pray to be sheltered from dangers, but to be fearless in facing them.
Let me not beg for the stilling of my pain, but for the heart to conquer it.
Let me not crave in anxious fear to be saved, but hope for the patience to win my freedom.