Yoga and stretching can look and feel similar but they are two very different practices. Stretching exercises are only focused on increasing flexibility. While yoga does involve holding static stretches, this… Read More→
A fascinating new study has illuminated the potential of mindfulness meditation practices in treating anxiety disorders through fear conditioning therapies. The study by Massachusetts General Hospital shows that mindfulness meditation… 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
You cannot understand life and its mysteries as long as you try to grasp it. Indeed, you cannot grasp it, just as you cannot walk off with a river in a bucket. If you try to capture running water in a bucket, it is clear that you do not understand it and that you will always be disappointed, for in the bucket the water does not run. To have running water you must let go of it and let it run.