Do You Need a Guru?

“Who needs a guru anyway?” It’s a question Western yoga students often ask. But in the wake of yet another guru scandal, maybe we need to change the question to… Read More→

8 Ways To Prevent Yoga Injuries

yoga pose backbend injury

Last year New York Times reporter William Broad started a firestorm of words by painting yoga as a body-wrecking fitness fad. The response from the yoga community was passionate and… Read More→

Yoga, A Cosmic Love Story

Thangka Detail of Shiva & Shakti

Scarlett and Rhett. Rick and Ilsa. Elizabeth and Darcy. All great stories remind us that when we look beyond the maya (illusion) of daily existence, we can glimpse the profound…. Read More→

Yoga Festivals in 2013

Ready, set, mark your calendars! If your wish list for 2013 includes enjoying asana and music with like-minded folks at a yoga festival, it’s not too early to start planning…. 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

Inhale, and God approaches you. Hold the inhalation, and God remains with you. Exhale, and you approach God. Hold the exhalation, and surrender to God.
- Krishnamacharya
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