Ashtanga Yoga Meets Raga Video

Ashtanga yoga video

Would you love to practice yoga in an temple in India? Imagine yourself there by watching this inspirational video of Andrea Panzer practicing during one of her annual trips to… Read More→

Be Inspired To Pick Up and Jump Back!

inspiring yoga video

In this beautifully produced video, ashtanga yoga practitioner Paige Warthen demos and discusses how to do the “picking up and jumping back” transition. I’m always amazed at how simple and… Read More→

Awesome Half Moon Sequence Video

Half Moon Sequence Video

This time lapse video of yoga teacher Christine Genge has filled me with enough inspiration to last months, and some of these amazing transitions might take me a lifetime to… Read More→

Fun Yoga Sequence Video from Australia

Masha Yoga Australia

Siberian born power vinyasa teacher Masha G. has filmed a short, fun, inspiring, and challenging yoga sequence. Shot in Victoria, Australia, the sequence is set to a sweet Xavier Rudd song and… Read More→

Tending the Heart Fire by Shiva Rea

Tending the Heart Fire by Shiva Rea

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Inspiring AcroYoga Sequence Video

AcroYoga video

Check out this amazing short video of an AcroYoga sequence, filmed in Israel and performed by Noga Schwartz and Roi Silberberg. They artfully filmed the sequence in several locations then… Read More→

Sadhana by Baird Hersey & Prana

Sadhana by Baird Hersey & Prana

The new album by Baird Hersey & Prana is a magical and mystical journey into sound, vibration, and sacred chant. Using only overtone singing, vocal harmonics and sparse percussion this… Read More→

RSA Shorts: The Power of Empathy

RSA Shorts - The Power of Empathy

In this wonderfully animated 3-minute RSA Short you will learn the difference between sympathy and empathy, as well as the four qualities of empathy: perspective taking, resisting judgement, recognizing emotion in… Read More→

About YogaBasics.com

YogaBasics.com was launched in 2001 to provide a comprehensive online resource for yoga. Since then we have continued to refine and expand our site’s offering of yoga postures, sequences, yoga… Read More→

The Five Yamas of Yoga

At the beginning of Patanjali’s eight-fold path of yoga lays the Yamas: the moral, ethical and societal guidelines for the practicing yogi. These guidelines are all expressed in the positive,… Read More→

The Flow of Prana

The foundation of all life, of the whole universe, is the subtle life force energy that yogis call “prana.” This mystical energy flows through our bodies and generates our every… 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

When the breath wanders the mind also is unsteady. But when the breath is calmed the mind too will be still, and the yogi achieves long life. Therefore, one should learn to control the breath.
- Hatha Yoga Pradipika
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