Yoga is inherently a cleansing practice. Committing to a regular meditation and asana practice purges our bodies of toxins: physical, spiritual and emotional. The agni, or fire, of our practice,… Read More→
Most of us begin each new year with a resolution—a pledge to accomplish something or change something about ourselves, whether it be our weight, exercise regime or TV consumption habits. For budding… Read More→
Let’s face it: Technology has long been a part of yoga. Though once practiced by loincloth-clad men seeking spiritual enlightenment, this ancient practice has integrated technology at almost every turn…. Read More→
The yoga world recently scored a significant victory: A place at the diplomatic table. In November, India Prime Minister Narendra Modi named Shripad Yesso Naik “Minister of Yoga.” Among his… Read More→
Mukanda Stiles, founder of Yoga Therapy Center in Boulder, Co., and author of several yoga books, died Feb. 18. In his definitive 2001 book, Structural Yoga Therapy, Stiles encapsulated his… Read More→
No stranger to controversy, Bikram Choudhury, the flamboyant ambassador to his self-made yoga empire, has most recently been accused of sexually assaulting several of his students. According to Vanity Fair… 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
I have found that the greatest degree of inner tranquility comes from the development of love and compassion. The more we care for the happiness of others, the greater is our own sense of well-being. Cultivating a close, warmhearted feeling for others automatically puts the mind at ease. It is the ultimate source of success in life.