Sri

Beautifully produced, performed and recorded, this chanting CD is a magical journey and exploration of Sanskrit, English and Hebrew mantras and chants. Heather Wertheimer’s sweet and soothing vocals ebb and… Read More→

Colds and Flu

Yoga can alleviate the symptoms of minor viral infections as well as boost the immune system to help the body recover from illness. Any type of physical activity will give… Read More→

Yoga Poses for Spinal Stenosis

Spinal stenosis is a narrowing of the spaces in the spine where the spinal cord and nerve roots transverse. The narrowing of these passageways results in pressure on the spinal… Read More→

Yoga Poses for Colds and Flu

Yoga can alleviate the symptoms of minor viral infections as well as boost the immune system to help the body recover from illness. Stress reducing poses keeps the immune system… Read More→

Yoga Poses for Scoliosis

Scoliosis is the presence of abnormal lateral (side-to-side) curves and rotations in the spinal column. Yoga’s emphasis on the spine as well as its overall healing abilities and innate promotion… Read More→

Yoga Poses for Spondylolisthesis

Spondylolisthesis is a condition when a vertebra slips forward over a lower vertebra due to a congenital defect or fracture. It usually affects either the fourth or the fifth lumbar… Read More→

Yoga Poses for Asthma

Difficulty breathing, tightness in the chest, coughing and wheezing can be alleviated through practice of both yoga and pranayama. Back bending postures open the chest improving both lung and heart… Read More→

Asthma

Several studies have shown yoga to be a powerful adjunct therapy to reduce the frequency and intensity of asthma attacks as well as to decrease medication use. Consistent practice of… Read More→

Yoga Poses for Disk Herniation

A herniated disc occurs when the nuclear pulposus, the inner material of the disc, pushes through a tear in the disc’s membrane, and compresses the nerve exiting the spinal cord…. Read More→

Yoga Poses for Kyphosis

Because of its emphasis on proper posture, yoga can help reverse the abnormal “hunchback” curve of the spine that occurs in postural kyphosis. Our Sponsors MyYogaWorks950+ online yoga classes streaming… Read More→

Yoga Poses for Lordosis

Because of its emphasis on proper posture, yoga can help reverse the “swayback” curve that occurs in postural lordosis. Our Sponsors Jane Inc.Organic Cotton & Silk Eye Pillows in over… Read More→

Yoga Lesson: Awareness

Awareness (samvedana) is an essential practice in yoga. Conscious attention to detail is important while practicing yoga poses to create proper alignment and to prevent injury. And cultivating moment-to-moment awareness… Read More→

A.M. Yoga for Your Week

Yoga-star Rodney Yee’s new DVD gives us no excuses for not waking up and doing yoga every morning. You won’t get bored as the DVD contains five different yoga sessions,… Read More→

Incense Activates Brain Functions

An international team of scientists have discovered that the ancient practice of burning frankincense activates nerve circuits and specific areas of the brain. Frankincense is extracted from the resin of… Read More→

Yoga Lesson: Intention

Creating a sankalpa (intention or prayer) at the beginning of your yoga practice can bring a deeper focus and power, especially if this intention remains active throughout the practice. We… Read More→

Om Guitar

This exceptionally soothing, calming and uplifting Cd by the accomplished composer/musician Stevin McNamara is a journey into the Classical music of Northern India using Western harmonies and instruments (primarily the… Read More→

14th Scholarship Awarded

The YogaBasics.com’s yoga teacher training scholarship has been awarded to Maya Koenig. Our next scholarship will be awarded in October 2008. View complete details on our Yoga Scholarships page. Our… Read More→

Eighty Four Asanas in Yoga

This fascinating and scholarly exploration of the history of hatha yoga and it’s asanas (postures) explores the modern belief that the poses derive from an ancient and original set of… Read More→

Gathering In The Light

This heavenly combination of chant-master Krishna Das’s deep soulful singing with the haunting and enchanting overtone singing of Baird Hersey and Prana is a must have for all Krishna Das… Read More→

Yoga Poses for Knee Pain

Knee pain can be alleviated through practice of both yoga postures that stretch and strengthen the muscles around the knee joint. Make sure that the knee stays in line with… Read More→