Yoga for Wii

In the land of virtual fitness, no longer does yoga share the spotlight with other sports performed on the balance board in the land of the Nintendo Wii.  Now, yoga… Read More→

Lifting Off with Aerial Yoga

For decades the props used in yoga asana practice have been evolving from their humble beginnings. From simple “bricks” like the ones of stone first used by B.K.S. Iyengar, to… Read More→

The Colors of Holi

On March 11th, Hindus all over the globe celebrated the holy day of Holi with vibrant and colorful festivities. Known as the festival of colors, Holi symbolizes the triumph of… Read More→

Yoga Helps Older Adults

As we age, our bodies change. The older we get, the farther away from optimal functioning we move. Things that we used to do with ease can become more difficult… Read More→

Obamacise Your Yoga Mat?

Many are finding the words of our newest national leader inspiring and motivational, and now a company in California has found a way to bring this inspiration to your yoga… Read More→

A Marathon of Compassion

If you have ever participated in any type of marathon, you know about the commitment that it takes. Training your body and mind, changing your lifestyle, managing your time, and… Read More→

Yoga with the Whales

There is something to be said for the space in which we practice. Different spaces yield different experiences. We’ve all noticed the difference between an asana class in a loud… Read More→

En-lighten Up

In the season of the New Year/New You, yoga classes are packed with nervous first timers side-by-side with disciplined practitioners. It’s a time where the energy can easily slip into… Read More→

Chant 4 Change!

On the eve of the Presidential Inauguration, the world seems to be buzzing with anticipation. Students, neighbors and friends are all packing up and heading to D.C. to be a… Read More→

Buddha Boy?

A young man in Nepal, whom many claim to be the reincarnation of the Lord Buddha, emerged from a yearlong meditation in the jungles of Nepal to give blessings and… Read More→

Does Hot Yoga Warm Your Heart?

Interestingly, recent scientific studies have shown that physical warmth supports a more open, warm emotional response to the world. The study showed that participants who were presented with physical experiences… Read More→

Yoga Opposed in Schools

Because of yoga’s Hindu roots, parents and community members in Massena, NY are opposing its inclusion in public schools. Though the teachers and school officials have been very clear that… 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

Patience can't be acquired overnight. It is just like building up a muscle. Every day you need to work on it.
-Eknath Easwaran
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