At the beginning of Patanjali’s eight-fold path of yoga lays the Yamas: the moral, ethical and societal guidelines for the practicing yogi. These guidelines are all expressed in the positive,… Read More→
The daughter of Indian parents, Hemalayaa’s first teacher was her father. She went on to study yoga, philosophy, and meditation and has now become an empowering yogini, dancer, mentor, coach, and fitness… Read More→
Yoga has traditionally been an individual and solitary practice. Yet in the path of the householder yogi, we find ourselves in relationship with many other humans. Practicing yoga with another… Read More→
We’ve teamed up with our friends at Tranquil Yogi for this month’s yoga giveaway sweepstakes prize. For the month of February, YogaBasics readers can have a chance to win an Oasis Essentials… Read More→
Nicole Cardoza believes everyone deserves access to health and wellness resources. Her mission is to address the wellness gap and make wellness accessible for all through the health benefits of… Read More→
We’ve teamed up with Melina Meza for this month’s yoga giveaway sweepstakes prize. For the month of January, YogaBasics readers can have a chance to win a copy of Melina’s book, Seasonal Health… 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
No one can please everyone. Your mental peace is more important. If you are in peace, then others around you will feel peace. So your best effort should be to work on yourself.