As six former students move forward with civil lawsuits against Bikram Choudhury for sexual assault and rape, the embattled teacher has again broken his silence. After three years of controversy,… Read More→
Western medical scientific research is finding ways to prove that meditation results in physiological changes. Beyond smoothing the never-ending waves of emotion and reaction, it actually, physically, changes the structure… Read More→
Have you ever found yourself suddenly crying during yoga practice? While some people have experienced this spontaneous occurrence on occasion, others are intentionally seeking it out. Classes are popping up… Read More→
Last year, online yoga video publisher, YogaGlo, successfully patented their method of filming a yoga class. They subsequently went after long established educational websites—Yoga International and several others—to attempt to enforce… Read More→
It makes sense that as more people seek greater authenticity in their yoga practice and greater equality in our culture, conversations pairing yoga and social justice are gaining steam. Social justice,… Read More→
The trend of integrating yoga, meditation and other health promoting behaviors into the workplace has grown exponentially over the last several years. With roots in Eastern traditions, these practices are… Read More→
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
Whether things get better or worse depends to a considerable extent on our own actions. The recommendation of a yoga practice follows the principle that through practice we can learn to stay present in every moment, and thereby achieve much that we were previously incapable of.