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YogaBasics Premium Membership has been created to better guide you in the practice of yoga, from showing you how to sequence postures to using yoga as a tool for healing… Read More→

Marlysa Sullivan, Anatomy Expert

Marlysa Sullivan joined the YogaBasics.com team in October 2008. Marlysa is a physical therapist, yoga instructor and yoga therapist working in Atlanta, Ga. She is our site’s anatomy expert and… Read More→

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The following centers and schools have been approved to receive scholarship funds for yoga teacher training. We will give preference to these schools when awarding scholarships.View All Sponsors ➞Yoga Books… Read More→

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Kelly Golden, Writer & Editor

Kelly Golden joined the YogaBasics.com team in October 2007. Kelly is our primary writer for our Yoga Blog, and helps out throughout the site by editing content, fielding messages in… Read More→

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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

Go sweep out the chamber of your heart. Make it ready to be the dwelling place of the Beloved. When you depart out, He will enter it. In you, void of yourself, will He display His beauties.
- Mahmud Shabistari

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