3 Meditations to Embrace Autumn

Yoga student Autumn meditation

Autumn’s arrival signifies a time of transition and release. The rustle of falling leaves, the final bountiful harvest, and the chilly, misty mornings alert us that change is in the… Read More→

Yoga May Soothe Asthma Symptoms

yoga for asthma

Asthma sufferers can now take an extra breath. A recent study published by the Cochrane Airways Group determined that a consistent yoga practice that incorporates meditation, pranayama (breathing exercises), and… 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

We will discover the nature of our particular genius when we stop trying to conform to our own or to other peoples' models, learn to be ourselves, and allow our natural channel to open.
- Shakti Gawain

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