The number of “yoga therapists” and “yoga therapy” teacher trainings and classes are on the rise. In response to this trend, Yoga Alliance (YA), an organization which provides credentialing standards… Read More→
Bikram Choudhury’s losing legal streak continued last month in a Los Angeles court. The notorious yoga guru has been ordered to pay $924,500 in compensatory damages to his former personal attorney, Minakshi… Read More→
Can yoga posture sequences be copyrighted? Certain yoga teachers have believed so. In 2011, Bikram Choudhury (pioneer of Bikram yoga) unsuccessfully filed suit against several yoga studios, alleging infringement of copyright… Read More→
Yoga instructors aren’t normally thought of as stoners, but several yoga teachers across the US have taken advantage of the recent legalization of recreational and medicinal marijuana. In several states… Read More→
As six former students move forward with civil lawsuits against Bikram Choudhury for sexual assault and rape, the embattled teacher has again broken his silence. After three years of controversy,… Read More→
We’ve seen people practicing yoga showing up on TV commercials, shows and movies for a while now, usually with more comedic and less introspective results. (Remember Jason Segal’s handstand scene… Read More→
More sexual abuse allegations have surfaced for one of modern yoga’s gurus, the late Swami Satyananda, following earlier proven abuses of his disciple and head of his Australian mission, the… Read More→
The yoga world recently scored a significant victory: A place at the diplomatic table.View All Sponsors ➞Hanuman FestivalYoga + Music + Boulder, CO. June 14-17. Prices increase 3/1.Yoga Teacher InsuranceIs… Read More→
Last year, online yoga video publisher, YogaGlo, successfully patented their method of filming a yoga class. They subsequently went after long established educational websites—Yoga International and several others—to attempt to enforce… 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
Go sweep out the chamber of your heart.
Make it ready to be the dwelling place of the Beloved.
When you depart out, He will enter it.
In you, void of yourself, will He display His beauties.