What is the Relationship Between Dharma and Karma?
We hear the word "karma" thrown around, but where does it really come from? How do dharma and karma relate to each other and to your yoga practice? Read on.
10-Minute Yoga for Beginners Class (VIDEO)
This yoga for beginners video with Kristin McGee takes you through easy going poses and stretches so you can breathe, move, sweat, and feel awesome!
4 Ways to Practice Hatha Yoga as Moving Meditation
With proper guidance and awareness, Hatha yoga benefits the body, spirit, and mind. Here is some insight in making your practice a moving meditation.
Why It's Okay to Break From Asana Tradition Sometimes
For the millions of people practicing yoga, are there not just as many ways to experience it? A base of Asana tradition is important and so is exploration.
5 Balance and Alignment Tips to Make Your Eagle Pose Soar
Garudasana, or eagle pose, loosens up IT bands, gets blood flowing, tones your muscles, and promotes balance. No matter what your level, try it out!
Gratitude Challenge: How to Count Your Blessings
In a world of plenty where most of us are pre-programmed to strive for and desire more, we forget to practice gratitude and appreciate what we have.
Fear of Death, Desire to Live
What if you were told today that you would die tomorrow? Are there things you would do differently, changes you would make in the way you live?
5 Tips for Getting Better Sleep, Naturally
Sometimes it's hard to just shut off and get some rest. Potions, pills, and apps promise benefits, but here are some ways to get better sleep naturally.
My Attachment to Non-Attachment
Yoga is a great place to get flexible in both body and mind. To readjust your view, read this all-too-funny and all-too-true article on non-attachment.
Pratyahara: The 5th Limb of Yoga Explained
We spend the majority of our day in a constant deluge of information. How can you channel your inner essence with that noise? Hone your pratyahara.
The Week In Yoga #51
Aside from the usual awesome yoga tips, videos, and sequences, this Week In Yoga has inspirational (and funny!) stuff for your slowdown Sunday. Read it here
These Surreal Photos Combine Yoga Poses and Plant Elements to Promote Urban Green Spaces
Michael O. Snyder's photos “Breathing Life” features stunning yoga in nature images advocating for more green, sustainable communities in Washington, D.C.
Geometries: An Ashtanga Yoga Demo By Laruga Glaser (VIDEO)
This video by Alessandro Sigismondi features the sacred geometry that Ashtanga yoga instructor and yogini Laruga Glaser creates in her powerful practice.
7 Insights to Making Yoga Cool for Pre-Teens (Ages 10-12)
When we say "yoga is for everyone," we mean everyone, even tweens! Here are some helpful tips to making yoga cool for pre-teens and creating a unique class!
3 Life Lessons from Alice in Wonderland
Do you feel like you're navigating a mysterious world of eccentric and sometimes startling characters or situations? Take some life lessons from this tale.
7 Yoga Poses to Ease Back Pain
Whether you blame poor posture, lack of physical conditioning, or genetics, try these yoga poses to ease back pain and release tension in the spine.
The Shoe That Grows 5x Its Size to Protect Kids in Poverty One Step at a Time
For millions of children, being barefoot is a way of life. The Shoe That Grows lets them go places, while protecting their feet for the long term.
Playing With Props: 5 Fun Ways to Use Yoga Blocks
Yoga props are versatile tools that help students deepen their understanding and expression of asanas. Here are five ideas for practicing with yoga blocks.
Want Balance? Fix Your "Drishti" Gaze on a Hermit Crab
While it is hard to keep your balance when the object of your focus keeps moving randomly on a beach, doing so can train your resilience like no other.
The Niyamas of Private Yoga Teaching
In yoga we gain strength, flexibility, and relaxation. It is also a search for higher understanding. Use this guide in your private yoga teaching.
5 Reasons and Situations to Consider Teaching Yoga for Free
Yoga is a beautiful thing we want to teach with a loving and generous spirit. Should we always charge, or is teaching yoga for free sometimes ok?
5 Reasons to Always Make Time for Savasana
We are usually all-systems-go! When it comes to relaxing and yoga though, it's time to let it all go, stay a while, and make time for Savasana.
The Yoga of Falling in Love: It Begins and Ends in Mountain Pose
Standing on my mat in Mountain Pose, I was awakened to a new experience of feeling complete love for myself.
6 Yoga Poses to Soothe Tired Legs and Feet
At the end of a busy day, our feet are throbbing and our legs need a message. Yoga is a great answer to soothe tired legs and feet. Try these simple poses.
What Ayurveda Wants You to Know About Food, Sleep, and Sex - Part 2
According to Ayurveda, sleep is a key factor affecting our ability to survive and to thrive. Here is some Ayurvedic wisdom to induce a better night's sleep.
6 Ways to Relax on the Yoga Mat and Off
Relaxation is the last thing on our minds while exercising or just in daily life. These 6 ways to relax invite comfort, success, and good health. Try today!