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.

We are grateful to publish articles that encourage and motivate our readers to deepen their knowledge and understanding of yoga. If you appreciate the work we do please take a moment to subscribe to our newsletter, follow us on social media, and sign up for a free or paid membership.

Pay What You Can Yoga

Donation based yoga classes are on the rise in this economic downturn. As more and more people are becoming frugal about spending, yoga studios and classes are responding to this… Read More→

Remembering "Guruji"

Regardless of tradition, style, or commitment, yogis all over the world are mourning the loss of Sri K. Pattabhi Jois, the father of Ashtanga Yoga. “Guruji,” as he was affectionately… Read More→

Taking Yoga Outdoors

outdoor yoga

The sun is finally out after what has seemed like a long dark winter, and humanity is heading outdoors in droves. In my neck of the woods hiking trails are… Read More→

Bigger Body Yoga

As much as we would like to deny it, it is not uncommon to walk into a yoga class filled with slender, flexible bodies moving gracefully from asana to asana…. Read More→

White House Yoga

This year’s annual White House Easter Egg roll encompassed much more than the century old tradition has before. Of the many events that were available at the “Let’s Go Play”… Read More→

Yoga for Wii

In the land of virtual fitness, no longer does yoga share the spotlight with other sports performed on the balance board in the land of the Nintendo Wii.  Now, yoga… Read More→

Lifting Off with Aerial Yoga

For decades the props used in yoga asana practice have been evolving from their humble beginnings. From simple “bricks” like the ones of stone first used by B.K.S. Iyengar, to… Read More→

The Colors of Holi

On March 11th, Hindus all over the globe celebrated the holy day of Holi with vibrant and colorful festivities. Known as the festival of colors, Holi symbolizes the triumph of… Read More→

Yoga Helps Older Adults

As we age, our bodies change. The older we get, the farther away from optimal functioning we move. Things that we used to do with ease can become more difficult… Read More→

Obamacise Your Yoga Mat?

Many are finding the words of our newest national leader inspiring and motivational, and now a company in California has found a way to bring this inspiration to your yoga… Read More→

A Marathon of Compassion

If you have ever participated in any type of marathon, you know about the commitment that it takes. Training your body and mind, changing your lifestyle, managing your time, and… Read More→

Yoga with the Whales

There is something to be said for the space in which we practice. Different spaces yield different experiences. We’ve all noticed the difference between an asana class in a loud… Read More→

En-lighten Up

In the season of the New Year/New You, yoga classes are packed with nervous first timers side-by-side with disciplined practitioners. It’s a time where the energy can easily slip into… Read More→

Chant 4 Change!

On the eve of the Presidential Inauguration, the world seems to be buzzing with anticipation. Students, neighbors and friends are all packing up and heading to D.C. to be a… 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

Be thankful for what you have; you'll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don't have, you will never, ever have enough.
- Oprah Winfrey

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