Pose of the Month: Bakasana

Traditionally birds like the crane and the crow were thought to be messengers from the gods. When the first Dalai Lama was born, it was said that he was visited… Read More→

Pose of the Month: Ustrasana

Ustrasana (Camel pose) is a very beneficial pose because it brings us out of our daily habitual posture of rounding the back and hunching over and brings us into a… Read More→

Pose of the Month: Janu Sirsasana

For many, Janu Sirsasana (head to knee pose) is an uncomfortable place to explore. With deep sensation in the hamstrings, base of the spine, and sometimes neck and shoulders, many… Read More→

Pose of the Month: Matsyasana

Walking into an yoga class can sometimes feel like you’ve stepped into another world. The language of asana is often different than the language of everyday life with phrases like… Read More→

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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

Without intention, all these postures, these breathing practices, meditations, and the like can become little more than ineffectual gestures. When animated by intention, however, the simplest movement, the briefest meditation, and the contents of one breath cycle are made potent.
- Donna Farhi


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