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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Yoga Toys

Wii Fit yoga

I’ve avoided writing about the Wii Fit yoga videogame and yoga action figures, as making the practice of yoga into a form of amusement rubs me the wrong way. Yes,… Read More→

Yoga in the Olympics?

As yoga continues to grow more “mainstream,” teachers and practitioners struggle to uphold the practice as a path to self-realization and fulfillment. The plethora of approaches and styles definitely poses… Read More→

Is it Yoga?

I don’t think it’s a big secret that my passion is yoga. The asana, the pranayama, the meditation, the focus, the self discovery, the divine connection, I eat it up…. Read More→

Green Yoga is Growing

In an effort to bridge the gap between yoga and the environment, the Telluride Yoga Festival is committing to eco-consciousness, and leading by example of how to bring the teachings… Read More→

Trouble in Tibet

A week of violence and protest has erupted in Chinese occupied Tibet when Buddhist monks peacefully demonstrated to mark the anniversary of a failed 1959 uprising against China. The Dalai… Read More→

Man Saved by Meditation

Chinese construction worker, Wang Jianxin, used a Buddhist meditation technique to  survive after being buried under six feet of mud. The 52 year old man was trapped for two hours… Read More→

Yoga in 2008 and Beyond

Yoga Journal has just released the results from their latest market study on yoga in America. The study includes numerous components from consumer spending to why people are practicing yoga,… Read More→

Keen on Getting Close

Only weeks before I’m scheduled to co-teach a partner yoga workshop, I receive a link entitled, Why I hate partner yoga. The irony did not go unnoticed. To be honest,… Read More→

Maharishi Mahesh Yogi Dies

Maharishi Mahesh Yogi has died in his home in Vlodrop, Holland his advisors announced Wednesday.  Last week, the founder and leader of the Transcendental Meditation movement announced his retirement and… Read More→

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Yogic Wisdom

When we finally admit that there are things about ourselves we cannot see, there arises a possibility to begin to take responsibility for our lives and, in so doing, to open ourselves to more understanding, more heartbreak, more challenge, more expansion, and a greater ability to serve humanity in progressively deeper ways.
- Mariana Caplan

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