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→
General Colin Powell, former Bush Administration cabinet member announced his support for Presidential Candidate, Barak Obama on Sunday October 19th. This announcement is thought to have a noticeable impact on… Read More→
This top-quality yoga for beginners DVD contains two 30-minute programs: an energizing morning yoga practice and a calming evening practice. Elena uses her soothing voice to give straightforward yet detailed… Read More→
Yoga is useful supplement to conventional therapy for diabetes, helping to bring the body into balance. Many studies have reported the beneficial effect of the practice of yoga on diabetes,… Read More→
Yoga’s regulating and energizing properties can help alleviate many of the symptoms of mild depression*. Yoga postures will activate and move prana in the body, open the heart center, stimulate… Read More→
Yoga’s regulating and energizing properties can help alleviate many of the symptoms of mild depression. The following postures activate and move prana in the body, open the heart center, stimulate… Read More→
The YogaBasics.com’s yoga teacher training scholarship has been awarded to Anh Chi Pham. Our next scholarship will be awarded in May 2009. View complete details on our Yoga Scholarship page.Our… 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
In times of crisis, we often feel we don’t have the time or energy to practice, but those are precisely the times when the practice is most necessary. This is what we’ve been practicing for: the situations where the practice doesn’t come easily. When the winds of change reach hurricane force, our inner refuge of mindfulness, concentration, and discernment is the only thing that will keep us from getting blown away.