Pain, unhappiness, criticism, and impatience are all common ills of an out-of-whack ego. The ancient yogis believed that ego, or Ahamkara, is the primary source of suffering. This Sanskrit term translates… Read More→
A new study conducted by researchers at Northwestern University suggests that the stress-reducing power of yoga and mindfulness can be a powerful tool in helping disadvantaged women cope with symptoms… Read More→
Throughout history gathering places have played an important role in supporting communities. Whether swapping stories over a campfire or sharing ideas in a coffee shop, people have always had gathering… Read More→
It’s a well-known fact that yoga and meditation can be incredibly beneficial for the brain. However, until recently, little was understood about the relationship between yoga and dementia. Recent studies… Read More→
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
The challenge, and the opportunity, that Yoga presents to us is the possibility of breaking the conditioning cycle. We do this by becoming aware of the depth and pervasiveness of our patterns and, at the same time, by working to change them. And true transformation begins at the moment that we become aware of our actual condition.