Now that 2017 is underway, body positivity continues to spread into the yoga world. In this month’s link roundup we’ve included some pretty inspirational stories about young yogis, mindfulness skills to… Read More→
We’ve teamed up with our friends at MyYogaWorks for our January giveaway sweepstakes prize. For two weeks, three YogaBasics readers have a chance to win a one year subscription to MyYogaWorks, an online yoga class… Read More→
Melanie Lora Meltzer is an award-winning actress, writer, yoga teacher, and mother. Melanie has performed on stages all over Los Angeles and Southern California. She is currently teaching yoga classes… Read More→
To clear the path for the New Year, yogis often partake in a ritual called a fire puja. An important part of achieving goals, studies show that performing rituals increases… Read More→
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