Yoga for Beginners

Welcome beginners! Our Yoga for Beginners guide will give you all the tips, guidelines and recommendations you will need to start a successful yoga practice.


8 Ways To Prevent Yoga Injuries

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Last year New York Times reporter William Broad started a firestorm of words by painting yoga as a body-wrecking fitness fad. The response from the yoga community was passionate and… Read More→

Breathing in Asana

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Our natural tendency is to hold the breath or use stress induced breathing (short and shallow) while holding a posture, especially in a challenging pose. This creates stress and tension… Read More→

Building a Home Yoga Practice

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Starting or strengthening a home practice can be a great way to maintain and even deepen your yoga practice.  It’s also a great option if you struggle to fit classes… Read More→

General Practice Guidelines

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Our General Practice Guidelines for yoga is a must read if you are new to the practice.  We cover all of the do’s and don’ts to having a successful yoga… Read More→

What You Need to Start Yoga

One of the great things about yoga is that you don’t really need anything to practice yoga. But we do recommend the following to support and enhance your practice. 1…. 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

In times of crisis, we often feel we don’t have the time or energy to practice, but those are precisely the times when the practice is most necessary. This is what we’ve been practicing for: the situations where the practice doesn’t come easily. When the winds of change reach hurricane force, our inner refuge of mindfulness, concentration, and discernment is the only thing that will keep us from getting blown away.
- Thanissaro Bhikkhu

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