Yoga Diversity

Yoga diversity encompasses a wide range of topics such as privilege and why it matters, is yoga manly enough for men?, and yoga and the lack of diversity.


Yoga, Mindfulness and Urban Youth

urban yoga class

In a world ravaged by prejudice, injustice and glaring economic disparities, what difference could yoga or meditation possibly make? While it may be tempting to lapse into hopelessness or apathy… Read More→

Yoga and (the Lack of) Diversity

yoga class

Although the literal translation of the word “yoga” is to join or unite, American yoga classes can be somewhat exclusive. In real life, though this homogeny often isn’t intended, it… Read More→

The Instagramming of Yoga

Instagram bikini yogis

Something funny happened to yoga on the way to mass appeal. Once an exclusive practice for loinclothed men seeking spiritual enlightenment, yoga has been thrust to the forefront of web… 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

There is one way of breathing that is shameful and constricted. Then there's another way; a breath of love that takes you all the way to infinity.
- Rumi
  • Free YogaBasics Newsletter



    Subscribe to our Yoga Newsletter and receive updates on yoga news, articles, inspiration and more. We send out only 2-3 emails per month and keep our list 100% private and spam free.
  • July Giveaway: Floyd Yoga Jam Weekend Pass

    In this month’s giveaway, YogaBasics’s readers can Enter to win a four-day pass to Floyd Yoga Jam 2017!

    Enter Giveaway!

  • Our Premium Membership

    Like what you see…and want more? Our premium members have access to deluxe features, promo content, detailed yogic information and downloadable MP3s.
    Join Now!