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: Yoga for People of All Sizes

Plus size video

Any woman of any size can do yoga. This inspiring video produced by Canadian plus-size outfitter Penningtons shows that beauty, strength, and confidence come in different sizes, shapes, and heights. Penningtons has started the #iwontcompromise movement for… Read More→

Interview with Kelly Golden

interview with Kelly Golden yoga teacher

Kelly Golden was our first hired writer on YogaBasics—way back in 2007. She has since moved on and is currently the director of Vira Bhava Yoga, leading teacher trainings and… Read More→

Mindfulness is a Superpower Video

mindfulness animated video

Do you consider mindfulness a superpower? You might after watching this wonderful animated video created by Happify. Author and narrator Dan Harris explains the concept of mindfulness and how it… Read More→

“Move” A Video to Inspire Movement

yoga video

Slava Goloubov believes in making the impossible accessible. He believes in making the impossible accessible through movement and breath. As a yoga teacher and circus performer in Vancouver, Slava believes… Read More→

A Melt-Your-Heart Acro-Yoga Video

Acro-Yoga Video

This stunning video featuring acrobatic yogis Hagar Tsabar and Elad Sadeh is mesmerizing, sweet and sensual all at the same time. Tsabar and Sadeh’s fluidity, stability and grace make this acro-sequence (almost!) look… Read More→

Mesmerizing Desert Yoga Video

The Desert Yogi video

The latest video of yoga instructor Dylan Werner is a visual feast for arm balance aficionados. Filmed as a promotion for the luxury health club chain Equinox, The Desert Yogi… 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

Though the chamber of the heart is small, it's large enough for the Lord of both worlds to gladly make His home there.
- Shabistari
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