Meditation Shown to Help ADHD

Recent research offers evidence that meditation may be more effective than medicine in treating ADHD (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder). Dr. Sarina Grosswald, a cognitive learning expert and pioneer in this… Read More→

Could Yoga Help You Get A Job?

Mental flexibility, patience, adaptability, and the ability to handle stress are often cited benefits of yoga and meditation. These are also some of the same skills many employers look for… Read More→

Yoga Helps with Diabetes

Type 2 diabetes is an incurable disease caused by the body not being able to make or use insulin, which results in high levels of sugar (glucose) in the blood…. Read More→

The Yoga Genome Project

“Doctors can’t prescribe until yogi’s describe” is the motto of the newly announced Yoga Genome Project created by the Yoga Care Foundation (YCF).  This ambitious research project is designed to… Read More→

Yoga Alliance Launches YA+

The Yoga Alliance recently announced the launch of a companion organization: YA+. The benefits of the new program were touted in an email announcement sent out to current Yoga Alliance… Read More→

Yoga and Surfing

The ability of yoga’s breathing, meditation, and asana practices to help calm the mind and increase focus, stamina, flexibility, and strength has helped make practicing yoga a popular cross-training exercise… Read More→

Yogis Turn to Violence?

One of the most basic principles of yoga is ahimsa, do no harm.  Ahimsa is the practice of non-violence, in word, thought, and action and is the first of the… 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

Practicing yoga postures with deep sensitivity to the breath is ten times more beneficial than postures done without breath awareness.
- Swami Kripalu
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