Loyola Marymount University (LMU) has recently started a certificate program in Yoga Philosophy in addition to their ongoing yoga studies courses. The program includes the study of classical yoga, Hinduism,… Read More→
Parsvottanasana is a pose that my teacher instructs often. Why? It’s incredibly stabilizing, yes. It is a standing forward fold that supports a powerful apanic (downward and outward) flow of… Read More→
Gomukasana (cow face yoga pose) is an incredible experience of physical heart opening and simultaneous rooting. Its form is representative of the face of the sacred cow that offers sustenance… Read More→
As a result of the Human Genome project, scientists have discovered that genes express themselves differently in meditators and non-meditators based on the research of the Falun Gong meditation practitioners… Read More→
Eighty-two year old Indian Yogi affectionately known as Mataji claims to have survived for approximately 70 years without consuming any food or water. A global collective of 30 physicians have… 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
I have found that the greatest degree of inner tranquility comes from the development of love and compassion. The more we care for the happiness of others, the greater is our own sense of well-being. Cultivating a close, warmhearted feeling for others automatically puts the mind at ease. It is the ultimate source of success in life.