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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→

Om Shanti!

The ancient yogis tell us that when we have lost our way to sit still, take a deep breath and return to the homepage of YogaBasics.com Our Sponsors Yogi WearComfortable,… Read More→

Paula Hanke, Assistant to the Director

As Assistant to the Director, Paula Hanke has been fielding our JapaMalaBeads.com business since March 2007. Crafting the malas, filling orders and handling customer service are her main duties. Paula… 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.Our Sponsors Yoga Teacher InsuranceIs… Read More→

Yoga Training Scholarships

Purpose To encourage and support the development and training of great yoga teachers. Scholarships After 10 years of supporting the training of new yoga teachers we have decided to end… Read More→

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 User RegistrationOur Sponsors Ixia PressInspiring new books on spirituality & wellness. Save 20% with code: WXAKYoga OutletLow price guarantee on brand-name yoga clothes, mats and yoga gear. View All… Read More→

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Yoga posture sequences are a series of postures arranged to flow together one after the next. This is often called vinyasa or a yoga flow.Our Sponsors Japa Mala BeadsBeautiful prayer… 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

There is a light that shines beyond all things on earth, beyond us all, beyond the heavens, beyond the very highest heavens. This is the light that shines in our hearts.
- Chandogya Upanishad


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