Fulfilling New Year’s resolutions are notoriously difficult—only nine percent of people who make resolutions report that they accomplished their goals. Fortunately, the yogic tradition provides two simple and synergetic ways… Read More→
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Expressing gratitude, gratefulness, and thankfulness feels really good, and research shows it is good for us. The practice of gratitude “allows for positive attribution, which has been shown to protect… Read More→
Rajas is one of the gunas—the three basic energetic constituents of the cosmos. The gunas are in a constant flux and they affect everything around us—energy, matter, and consciousness. Rajas… Read More→
Tamas is one of the three gunas—the main energetic constituents of the cosmos. The gunas are in a constant flux and they affect everything around us—energy, matter, and consciousness. Tamas… 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
There is one way of breathing that is shameful and constricted. Then there's another way; a breath of love that takes you all the way to infinity.