Yogis Helping Haiti

After a devastating natural disaster compounded an already dire situation in the Western Hemisphere’s poorest nation, Yogis all over the country are reaching out to provide assistance.  Many are in… Read More→

Yoga Conferences Go Virtual

The desire to deepen our understanding and knowledge is a vein that runs deep in the tradition of yoga.  Students seek teachers, texts and communities that support the growing aspiration… Read More→

Pose of the Month: Kurmasana

The Bhagavad Gita, one of yoga’s most sacred texts, spends eighteen chapters exploring the path of enlightenment.  In Chapter two, verse 58, Krishna says to Arjuna, “Having drawn back all… Read More→

Yoga Teachers Fight Regulations

Yoga teachers in Virginia are fighting back against planned state regulations of Yoga schools.  Three yoga instructors filed a lawsuit in federal court to stop a state mandate which would… Read More→

November Yoga Therapy News

If your job is to research yoga in the news, you run across amazing articles about how science is again and again proving the physical, mental and emotional benefits of… Read More→

Yoga Class Tax

The possibility has been brewing for a while, and as the yoga industry continues to expand, even Uncle Sam wants a cut.  In Missouri, yoga studios are now required to… Read More→

No Private Lessons for Madonna

Celebrity yogi and creator of the Bikram Yoga style, Bikram Choudry, has refused a request from Pop Superstar Madonna for private lessons.  Choudry offered to include Madonna in his regular… Read More→

Soup Kitchen Yoga

Often when you spend your days surfing the web for interesting articles about yoga in the news, you encounter the same beautiful bodies in amazing asanas without a touch of… 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

No one can please everyone. Your mental peace is more important. If you are in peace, then others around you will feel peace. So your best effort should be to work on yourself.
- Baba Hari Dass
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