Inspiration is an important ingredient in the motivation to continue practicing yoga. There are many different ways to find inspiration, and in this section, we draw upon interviews of yoga teachers, community leaders and dedicated students for sage advice, experience, wisdom, and learning. This is an easy and fun way to explore what influences your motivation and passion to return to the yoga mat. We hope reading these interviews will allow you to feel connected with the practice and the community of yoga.
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→
Suzanne Sterling is an accomplished musician, yogi, and activist who has been performing and teaching transformational workshops for over 20 years. She has been featured at hundreds of international festivals… Read More→
Katie Wise is a conscious music artist from Boulder, Colorado. With her band, Bhakti Explosion, she fuses the sweetness of devotional mantra with swampy, roots Americana and chick power. Bhakti Explosion’s… 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→
What inspires you to practice yoga? Maybe it’s body awareness or a deeper spiritual connection. Maybe it’s fitness or restoration. For Adriene, it’s community. As an actress, yoga teacher, and… Read More→
A yoga practitioner since the 70’s, Annie Carpenter continues to be a dedicated student of anatomy, evolutionary movement, meditation and classical philosophy. As the Creator of SmartFLOW Yoga, Annie strives… Read More→
David Lynch is a YogaWorks trained Senior E-RYT 500-hour with over a decade of teaching and teacher training experience both domestically and internationally. In his teaching, David tries to bring… Read More→
Melanie Lora Meltzer is an award-winning actress, writer, yoga teacher, and mother. Melanie has performed on stages all over Los Angeles and Southern California. She is currently teaching yoga classes… 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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