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An Offering of the Heart: Expanding Compassion While Exploring Challenging Asanas

For some of us learning advanced or challenging yoga poses can be a freeing, fun and liberating experience from the get go, but for many of us, they...

Noelle Beaugureau
October 4 2011

Pranayama - 4th Limb of Yoga

Classical yoga under Patanjali has 8 different "limbs" of yoga. The first "limb" is the Yamas or social contracts. The second "limb" are the Niyamas...

Fergus Higgins
October 4 2011

The Link Between Artists & Yogis

My creative ideas wake me up at odd hours of the night. Unborn, they push and strain to pop into the world, and they won't let me rest again until I...

Nadine Fawell
September 26 2011

Following Through with Ahimsa

In 1993, after I had returned to Austin from the break I had taken from my undergraduate studies in school, I developed a strange habit. Long ago, in...

Clayton Aynesworth
September 21 2011

4 Basic Assumptions of the Yoga Sutras

When I first came across the philosophy of yoga, it was a good two years into my practice of the physical aspects of it. I had read books by Joseph...

Clayton Aynesworth
September 14 2011

Yoga as a Form of Serendipity

It was in my late teens, more than twenty years ago, when I found myself enthusiastically delving into foreign spiritual quests. A close friend, who I...

Clayton Aynesworth
September 9 2011

5 Yamas of Yoga

Classical yoga under Patanjali has 8 different "limbs" of yoga. The first "limb" is the Yamas or social contracts. There are 5 Yamas:

Fergus Higgins
September 2 2011