Inspiration

Inspiration is an essential component to a healthy and vibrant yoga practice. We actively seek out inspirational teachers, photographers, places, videos and stories to share with you. Please let us know what inspires you!


Inspiring Video Series: Yogic Paths

Yogic Paths video

Yoga’s rich and varied tradition expands beyond asana, the movement practice many of us in the West associate yoga with. Understanding the full spectrum of yoga can give us a deeper… Read More→

Funny Video: Kids Try Yoga

Kids Try Yoga video

If you were new to yoga and someone asked you to do ‘rabbit’ pose, what shape would you get into? Maybe something resembling a hopping bunny? Probably not the yogi’s… Read More→

Fun Video: Goat Yoga

yoga with goats video

Lainey Morse, the owner of Goat Yoga in the Willamette Valley of Oregon, claims that goat yoga is therapeutic for people.Our Sponsors Yoga Books on SaleTeacher training grade collection at… Read More→

Interview with David Lynch

David Lynch yoga teacher

David Lynch is a YogaWorks trained Senior E-RYT 500-hour with over a decade of teaching and teacher training experience both domestically and internationally. In his teaching, David tries to bring… Read More→

Interview with Melanie Lora Meltzer

Melanie Lora Meltzer

Melanie Lora Meltzer is an award-winning actress, writer, yoga teacher, and mother. Melanie has performed on stages all over Los Angeles and Southern California. She is currently teaching yoga classes… Read More→

Inspiring Video: My Dharma – The Documentary

My Dharma - Documentary video

‘My Dharma – The Documentary’ features inspirational stories from world-renowned yogis on how the practice of yoga transformed their lives. It’s a collaboration between Dharma Bums, yoga and activewear collection, and… 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

I have found that the greatest degree of inner tranquility comes from the development of love and compassion. The more we care for the happiness of others, the greater is our own sense of well being. Cultivating a close warm hearted feeling for others automatically puts the mind at ease. It is the ultimate source of success in life.
- Dalai Lama


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