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!
Grounding, empowering, and intimate are a few ways to describe a yoga practice. Yogi and founder of YogiApproved, Ashton August, wanted to physically and visually express this. To do so, she… Read More→
In Hinduism and Buddhism, the symbol of the mandala represents the universe; it represents wholeness. Yoga teacher and artist Lara Zilibowitz has always been fascinated by the mandala. It has influenced… Read More→
What inspires you to practice yoga? Maybe it’s body awareness or a deeper spiritual connection. Maybe it’s fitness or restoration. For Adriene, it’s community. As an actress, yoga teacher, and… Read More→
A yoga practitioner since the 70’s, Annie Carpenter continues to be a dedicated student of anatomy, evolutionary movement, meditation and classical philosophy. As the Creator of SmartFLOW Yoga, Annie strives… Read More→
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→
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→
‘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→
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
Without intention, all these postures, these breathing practices, meditations, and the like can become little more than ineffectual gestures. When animated by intention, however, the simplest movement, the briefest meditation, and the contents of one breath cycle are made potent.