About YogaBasics.com

YogaBasics.com was launched in late 2000 to provide an online resource for yoga. The website slowly grew over the years and is now an award-winning yoga resource center and complete guide for the exploration of the yoga postures, meditation techniques, pranayama, yoga therapy, and the history and philosophy of yoga. The website currently has over 1600 pages of content including step-by-step instructions for over 120 yoga poses. Visit YogaBasics to learn how to get started as a beginner, or discover multiple pathways and techniques to deepen the mental, physical, emotional and energetic aspects of your yoga practice.

We hope that you enjoy your time exploring our site and that you find valuable information to help you deepen your yoga practice.

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Mission Statement

Our deepest desire and wish is to make the world a better place. Our highest goal is to remove the suffering, misery, and unhappiness of the people of the world, and to remove the causes of this suffering. We are here to serve, in our highest capacity, to spread the knowledge and wisdom of the ancient path of yoga to all who desire these tools. We pray that our work helps others to learn, grow and develop spiritually, physically and mentally. May peace, love, and joy reside in the hearts of all.

Good Business Karma

Yogabasics.com is operated using the yogic principles of the yamas and niyamas. We embrace the yogic teaching of Ahisma (nonviolence) in our relationship to the earth. At YogaBasics.com we have a strong commitment to protecting the planet by becoming a carbon-neutral and green company. Through Samtosha and Asteya we practice generosity through contributing over 5% of our profits to non-profit organizations.

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