The First Chakra: Root

Muladhara, or Root Chakra

Muladhara, or Root Chakra, is located at the base of the spine. It is symbolized by the color red and a lotus with four petals. Muladhara represents the center of… Read More→

What is a Yogi?

Simply put, a yogi* is someone who practices yoga. So, if you’ve done a few downward facing dogs in your lifetime, does that make you a yogi? Um, probably not…. Read More→

Yoga Sequencing by Mark Stephens

Mark Stephens’s latest book on sequencing yoga postures is a well-written and very useful resource for yoga teachers and experienced home practitioners. The depth and length of this book is… Read More→

Premium Membership Benefits

YogaBasics Premium Membership has been created to better guide you in the practice of yoga, from showing you how to sequence postures to using yoga as a tool for healing… Read More→

The Second Chakra: Sensual

Svadhisthana (sweetness), or Sacral Chakra

Svadhisthana (sweetness), or Sacral Chakra, is located at the lower abdomen between the belly button and pubic bone. It is symbolized by the color orange and a lotus with six… Read More→

20th Scholarship Awarded

The YogaBasics.com’s yoga teacher training scholarship has been awarded to Angelina Presley. After 10 years of supporting the training of new yoga teachers we have decided to end our scholarship… Read More→

Pilgrimage by MC Yogi

Our favorite yogi hip-hopper is back with an awesome sophomore release brimming with devotion and joy. MC Yogi traveled the world to work with master musicians, and he composed these… Read More→

Dirga Pranayama

The 3 part breath or complete breath is nourishing, calming and relaxing. Our Sponsors MyYogaWorks950+ online yoga classes streaming to your laptop, phone or TVYoga OutletLow price guarantee on brand-name… Read More→

Our First Book: Yoga for Beginners

YogaBasics’ founder, Timothy Burgin, has just published Yoga For Beginners: A Quick-Start Guide to Practicing Yoga for New Students. Our Sponsors Jane Inc.Organic Cotton & Silk Eye Pillows in over… Read More→

Namastegg Starter Kit Giveaway!

Are you curious about the Three Minute Egg yoga blocks? One lucky person will receive Namastegg Starter Kit (color of your choice)! The kit contains 2 Namast-eggs, Special Edition Alignment… Read More→

The Ultimate Yogi by Travis Eliot

My reaction to receiving the “The Ultimate Yogi” 12-disc set in the mail was “Wow, this is a serious box of yoga DVDs!” The professional production of this whole package… Read More→

One Shared Heart by Kristin Luna Ray

What you notice first about this kirtan/chant album are the beautiful vocals. Luna’s singer-songwriter background is evident in her masterfully controlled and emotive voice. The backup harmonies and the subtle,… Read More→

Prana Clothing Giveaway!

Do you need some cool new yoga duds? One lucky person will receive any one product of their choice from the entire Prana catalog! To enter this contest, simply leave… Read More→

Viniyoga Therapy for Depression

This video program is an excellent resource for those who suffer from mild to moderate depression. The DVD is full of great content, and the main menu is organized into… Read More→

Yoga Undressed DVD Giveaway!

We have 3 DVDs of Yoga Undressed (Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced Practices) to give to our lucky readers! To enter this contest, simply leave a comment to this post and… Read More→

Weekly Yoga Planner

To help you with renewed efforts to practice yoga in the new year we have created a Weekly Yoga Planner for you to print and use.  You can use this… Read More→

Winter Yoga & Meditation Retreat

Come join YogaBasics.com on a 8-day yoga retreat at the Finca Luna Nueva Eco-Lodge and Rainforest Spa in San Ramon, Costa Rica. Enjoy morning and afternoon yoga practices led by… Read More→