27 Inspiring Yoga Quotes on BalanceSeptember 17, 2020
The Latest: News, Opinion, Yoga Info & More
Discover the latest yoga news, trends and happenings throughout the world in our Yoga Blog. Find our most recent yoga articles, practice tips, and detailed instructional guides below.
Free YogaBasics Newsletter
Sign up for our Yoga Newsletter to receive updates on yoga news, expert tips, in-depth articles, giveaways, inspiration & more! We send out 2-3 emails per month and keep our list 100% private and spam free.
Yoga for BeginnersNew to yoga? Our Yoga for Beginners guide will give you all the tips, guidelines and recommendations you will need to start a successful yoga practice!
Meditation: Create CalmMeditation is a focusing of the mind on a single object with the goal of creating the cessation of all thought. The techniques of meditation are simple and easy to learn, but the ability to keep the mind focused takes time, patience and practice.
Pranayama: Yogic BreathingPranayamas are breathing exercises developed by the ancient yogis for purification and to cultivate “life force energy.”
Yoga 101: the BasicsThroughout the long history of yoga a vast collection of spiritual techniques and practices aimed at integrating mind, body and spirit have been developed. What is normally thought of as “yoga” in the West is really Hatha Yoga, one of the many paths of yoga.
Asana: Yoga Poses
Explore over 125 yoga asanas in our yoga pose index. All of our posture pages have full instructions and multi-photo illustrations. Our four main categories of yoga poses are listed below, but you can find many others in our main section.
Seated Yoga Poses
Standing Yoga Poses
Supine Yoga Poses
Prone Yoga Poses
Yoga For Autumn: A Time To SurrenderOctober 23, 2012
Be Inspired to Practice Yoga
Take a Yoga Quiz
Discover and learn more about yourself by taking one of our fun and easy yoga quizzes. Check out one or more of our classic personality-style quizzes to help guide your yoga journey. Each quiz provides immediate feedback and reveals your results at the end.
9 Teas to Warm You this AutumnOctober 25, 2016
Deepen Your Yoga Practice
Discover great tips, sage advice and expert how-to’s on the many ways to explore, deepen and refine your yoga practice. In our in-depth topics and articles, we examine and investigate the subtitles and modern applications of this ancient practice.
- “When by the flood of your tears, the inner and the outer have fused into One, you will find Her whom you sought with such anguish, nearer than the nearest, the very breath of life, the very core of every heart.” ⏤ Anandamayi Ma
- “Love expects no reward. Love knows no fear. Love Divine gives - does not demand. Love thinks no evil; imputes no motive. To Love is to share and serve.” ⏤ Sivananda
- “If in our daily life we can smile, if we can be peaceful and happy, not only we, but everyone will profit from it. This is the most basic kind of peace work.” ⏤ Thich Nhat Hanh
- “Stop trying to distinguish the joy of meditation from the messiness of life. Begin to see the divine in everything. She is in the joy just as much as the misery.” ⏤ Rod Stryker
Yoga for Combating Holiday OverconsumptionOctober 27, 2015
Our Most Loved Content
Check out some of our most popular articles and information guides on YogaBasics. These pages are great starting guides to further explore the site and deepen your practice and understanding of yoga.