Inspiration is an essential component to a healthy and vibrant yoga practice. We actively seek out inspirational teachers, photographers, places, videos and stories to share with you. Please let us know what inspires you!
In her artistically filmed four-minute video, What is Yoga, Canadian yoga teacher Allie McLaughlin shares the story of how yoga has transformed her life. Allie began practicing yoga purely for… Read More→
Get inspired to practice more mindful yoga breathing, or pranayama, by taking just 60 seconds to watch this short and sweet yoga video by Miami-based yoga teacher Jennifer Pansa. In the video,… Read More→
Matt Wilson and Kristen Golden are two of a group of five Colorado Springs acroyoga teachers who call themselves the AcroDorks. Matt specializes in slacklining and acrobatics, and Kristen is… Read More→
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. Viewing ads supports YogaBasics. Remove ads with a membership. Thanks! Maybe it’s fitness or restoration…. 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
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