Yoga Blog

In our Yoga Blog we report on yoga news, trends and happenings throughout the world. You will also find opinions and personal discoveries sprinkled throughout our yoga articles. We love to share our knowledge and experience of yoga with you, and we love creating interesting ways to apply yogic teachings to the world around us.

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Buddha Boy?

A young man in Nepal, whom many claim to be the reincarnation of the Lord Buddha, emerged from a yearlong meditation in the jungles of Nepal to give blessings and… Read More→

Does Hot Yoga Warm Your Heart?

Interestingly, recent scientific studies have shown that physical warmth supports a more open, warm emotional response to the world. The study showed that participants who were presented with physical experiences… Read More→

Yoga Opposed in Schools

Because of yoga’s Hindu roots, parents and community members in Massena, NY are opposing its inclusion in public schools. Though the teachers and school officials have been very clear that… Read More→

Spiritual Leaders for Obama

General Colin Powell, former Bush Administration cabinet member announced his support for Presidential Candidate, Barak Obama on Sunday October 19th. This announcement is thought to have a noticeable impact on… Read More→

Students Turn to Meditation

For stress, focus, health and spirit, you name it and meditation addresses it. Now the collegiate population all over the country is turning to the practice of meditation to aid… Read More→

The Nine nights of the Goddess

The 29th of September 2008 marks the beginning of the Hindu festival of the Goddess. Navaratri is celebrated in the Hindu month of Ashvina (September/October) for nine nights and ends… Read More→

Yoga for India’s Motormen

How do you deal with the stress of driving a train in Mumbai, India, where rail travel is the “lifeline” of the city? Well, the nationally funded Kaivalyadhama Yoga Institute… Read More→

Yoga is Ageless

mom and baby doing yoga

Yoga is for all ages. From babies to children from adults to elderly, the practice of yoga appeals to all ages and all shapes and sizes. Though commonly thought of… Read More→

From Seed to Sapling

I’m not sure it’s possible to innumerate, in so many words, the powerful process of a Yoga teacher training. But, if forced to choose three to describe my experience at… Read More→

The Great Yoga Escape

The popularity of the Yoga retreat has exploded recently, and though retreats are part of the yogic tradition, they have evolved from the original intent of self imposed exile into… 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

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.
- Gary Kraftsow


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