In our Yoga Tips section, we offer great tips, ardent advice and an abundance of ideas for those brand new to the practice as well as for more experienced yogis. Our yoga tip topics cover the entire spectrum of yoga–from the philosophy of yoga and the application of yoga in daily life to the deepening your practice on your yoga mat and meditation cushion. Not only will these articles show you how to be a better yoga student, they will also offer advice on how to become a better human being!
I’d always struggled with Prasaritta Padottanasa (Wide-Legged Forward Bend). Naturally tight hamstrings coupled with a mild sacral imbalance would trap me in resistance as I ventured forward, the floor six… Read More→
Your body and breath should flow, but your water bottle should not—at least not throughout your yoga practice. Not drinking water while practicing yoga may sound strange and counterintuitive, but… Read More→
Pain, unhappiness, criticism, and impatience are all common ills of an out-of-whack ego. The ancient yogis believed that ego, or Ahamkara, is the primary source of suffering. This Sanskrit term translates… Read More→
Putting pen to paper after practicing yoga can yield some serious mental, emotional, spiritual, and physical benefits. I’m a firm believer in writing after practicing yoga. Flowing through asanas opens… 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
One of yoga's great gifts to mankind is the discovery of the link that exists between energy, breath, and mind. As you change one, you also change the other two. If you excite one, the other two become excited and, conversely, if you calm one, the other two respond by becoming calm also.