Grounding, empowering, and intimate are a few ways to describe a yoga practice. Yogi and founder of YogiApproved, Ashton August, wanted to physically and visually express this. To do so, she… Read More→
In Hinduism and Buddhism, the symbol of the mandala represents the universe; it represents wholeness. Yoga teacher and artist Lara Zilibowitz has always been fascinated by the mandala. It has influenced… Read More→
What inspires you to practice yoga? Maybe it’s body awareness or a deeper spiritual connection. Maybe it’s fitness or restoration. For Adriene, it’s community. As an actress, yoga teacher, and… 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
Without intention, all these postures, these breathing practices, meditations, and the like can become little more than ineffectual gestures. When animated by intention, however, the simplest movement, the briefest meditation, and the contents of one breath cycle are made potent.