In our Yoga Tips section, we offer great tips, ardent advice and an abundance of ideas for those brand new to the practice as well as for more experienced yogis. Our yoga tip topics cover the entire spectrum of yoga–from the philosophy of yoga and the application of yoga in daily life to the deepening your practice on your yoga mat and meditation cushion. Not only will these articles show you how to be a better yoga student, they will also offer advice on how to become a better human being!
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→
Yoga is infamous for its ability to increase flexibility and reduce stress—but experienced yogis know how important muscular strength is for a successful yoga practice. Many of the more challenging… Read More→
Judgments are habitual knee-jerk reactions to people, places, and events. Often judgmental thoughts are based on our samskaras–the story of ourselves and previous life experiences–and repeating these judgments reinforces and… Read More→
The tradition of yoga holds great depth and diversity, providing us with endless opportunities to explore and grow. While improving strength and flexibility are two obvious places to focus in… Read More→
There’s a lot that goes on in a yoga class—concentration, breathing, bending, twisting, and inverting—it requires complete engagement of the mind, body, and heart. For beginners and experienced yogis alike,… 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
When we finally admit that there are things about ourselves we cannot see, there arises a possibility to begin to take responsibility for our lives and, in so doing, to open ourselves to more understanding, more heartbreak, more challenge, more expansion, and a greater ability to serve humanity in progressively deeper ways.