Yoga Blog

In our Yoga Blog we report on yoga news, trends and happenings throughout the world. You will also find opinions and personal discoveries sprinkled throughout our yoga articles. We love to share our knowledge and experience of yoga with you, and we love creating interesting ways to apply yogic teachings to the world around us.

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Yoga: Good for Your Heart

Practitioners of Hatha yoga have long praised the ability of the practice to calm the mind and heal the body.  The great teacher BKS Iyengar came to his teacher TKV… Read More→

How High Can Yoga Fly?

Ok, I know there are some pretty radical claims when it comes to yoga, take Book Three of Patanjali’s Yoga Sutra’s for example. He speaks of the siddhis (states) that… Read More→

When Yoga Hurts

ashtanga yoga pose

Yoga is really popular, wouldn’t you agree? As with most things, along with soaring popularity comes a fair amount of skepticism and critique. A recent article in Time Magazine very… Read More→

Global Mala Recap

I am not often speechless. There are very few times in my life where in retrospect I am unable to weave words that adequately describe an experience into an entertaining… Read More→

Yogic Secrets to Holiday Bliss

Christmas yoga

The practice of yoga gives us valuable tools in managing the stress and anxiety through the holidays. Practicing meditation, pranayama, pratyahara, yoga poses and sakshi allows us to be calm, centered and… Read More→

New to Yoga?

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

Yogic Wisdom

Without intention, all these postures, these breathing practices, meditations, and the like can become little more than ineffectual gestures. When animated by intention, however, the simplest movement, the briefest meditation, and the contents of one breath cycle are made potent.
- Donna Farhi

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