Creativity is an elusive and highly idealized quality that often appears in fits and bursts. While we often recruit our creativity to help complete challenging projects or resolve problems in… Read More→
Poor diet, excess weight, and stress are three common struggles for Americans, all of which can cause and exacerbate inflammation. While the heat, pain, redness, and swelling caused by acute… Read More→
Matt Wilson and Kristen Golden are two of a group of five Colorado Springs acroyoga teachers who call themselves the AcroDorks. Matt specializes in slacklining and acrobatics, and Kristen is… Read More→
Soft and spacious compositions predominate in this month’s collection of music for yoga, providing a perfect soundtrack to help us gently transition into spring’s energy of rebirth, new beginnings, and… Read More→
We’ve teamed up with our friends at Hanuman Festival for our April giveaway sweepstakes prize. For the month of April, YogaBasics readers can have a chance to win a three-day pass to Hanuman Festival… Read More→
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→
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.