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Although the Sanskrit name for sitting in a basic cross-legged position, Sukhasana, translates to “Easy pose,” sitting still with crossed legs can actually prove to be quite challenging. Since a… Read More→
Yoga and stretching can look and feel similar but they are two very different practices. Stretching exercises are only focused on increasing flexibility. While yoga does involve holding static stretches, this… Read More→
The meditation element of our yoga practice specifically helps to develop our capacity to be resilient, tap into our inner strength, and cultivate grit. These qualities are essential for maintaining… Read More→
In our busy day-to-day lives, we often overlook our best and most accessible source of happiness and well-being—gratitude. The synergetic combination of gratitude with meditation creates a powerful healing and… Read More→
A fascinating new study has illuminated the potential of mindfulness meditation practices in treating anxiety disorders through fear conditioning therapies. The study by Massachusetts General Hospital shows that mindfulness meditation… 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
Whether things get better or worse depends to a considerable extent on our own actions. The recommendation of a yoga practice follows the principle that through practice we can learn to stay present in every moment, and thereby achieve much that we were previously incapable of.