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yoga philosophy

Treating the Pose & Not the Person?

Traditional Western medicine treats the disease not the person.

Michael Taylor
July 2 2012

Sister Mary Yogi

I wore the plaid skirt for twelve years. That’s my way of saying my family was quite Catholic. I continue to think of myself as Catholic and to...

Mary Beth Harral
July 2 2012

10 Life Changing Tips Inspired By B.K.S. Iyengar

Here are ten of my favorite life changing tips, inspired by quotes from the legendary yogi, B.K.S. Iyengar:

Robert Piper
June 29 2012

Yoga as a Sport & The Olympic Games

"A thought is an arrow shot at the truth; it can hit a point, but not cover the whole target. But the archer is too well satisfied with his success to...

Marina Chetner
June 29 2012

Wildfire, Tapas, and the Pain of Transformation

If you live in the American southwest, or any other tinder-dry area of the world, you understand that there is always an unrelenting and ghostlike...

Jill Lawson
June 28 2012

8 Amazing Yogic Quotations and Reflections

As a self-confessed quote-aholic I am continuously inspired by quotes by great leaders, thinkers, and spiritual teachers. I have chosen a...

Noelle Beaugureau
June 28 2012

5 Things Yoga Has Taught Me in My 20s

As a 20-something yoga student, instructor, and enthusiast, a recent college graduate, and soon-to-be graduate student, I can confidently say I still...

Francesca Budesheim
June 23 2012

Gaze in the Direction and Open Your Perspective

I’ve been fortunate enough to travel the world and I love to find local yoga studios to take class. Wherever I go, I’m open to all styles, levels and...

Gigi Yogini
June 23 2012

Why Am I Crying During Savasana?

Oh, Savasana…I like to refer to certain yoga classes as “the onion type.” While some yoga classes leave me bursting with energy, and others leave me...

Sara Courter
June 21 2012

Summer Solstice Yoga: Creating Your Best Life

Remember when we were kids and we’d come back from summer vacation and present our best version of, “What I Did This Summer?” Saying yes to...

Silvia Mordini
June 20 2012

4 Things to Ask Yourself Before You Speak

I grew up in a loud, south side Chicago Irish family. We spoke when and what we thought. Not much filter, just ”Hey! Here it is! Pick it up or leave...

Colleen Rose
June 17 2012

Stand Up Paddle Boarding: Restore Balance and Deepen Your Yoga Practice

Looking to deepen your yoga practice and restore balance to your life? You might want to consider stand up paddle boarding as gateway to tapping into...

Tamara Jacobi
June 13 2012

Yoga Firsts

Yoga is full of Firsts. More Firsts, in fact, than I could have imagined at the onset of what has serendipitously unfolded into a very meaningful...

Nicole Newman
June 13 2012

The Power of Turning Inward

Saturation. Texts, talks, teachers. The overflowing Yogaverse challenges me to question when I am garnering knowledge that may serve as a catalyst for...

Nicole Newman
June 12 2012

Balancing Your Yang (Hot) Yoga Practice with Yin

It was a few years ago, when I started a near-daily hot (Yang) yoga practice – then, a combination of Ashtanga, Bikram, and power yoga – that I...

Marina Chetner
June 11 2012

How Yoga Can Improve Your Balance: Physical, Energetic & Mental

Have you ever wondered how people can balance in ways that seem impossible during yoga classes? Do you think that your thoughts and your emotions are...

Miriam Lach
June 9 2012

10 Must-Read Books for Yogis

While there are many powerful and well-circulated ‘yoga books’ that get used and reused for teacher trainings and programs, as well as self-knowledge,...

Derek Beres
June 8 2012

Yoga Helped Me Love Myself, Just As I Am

Recently I went on a trip to the beach where my family has had a modest time-share since before I was born. The ocean is beyond therapeutic for me,...

Dani Marie Robinson
June 7 2012

Seva: The Art of Selfless Service

Where everything else writes the contract, action signs on the dotted line or walks the other way. What do your actions say about you?

Daniel Scott
June 7 2012

Remember That 'Non-Harming' Extends to You

I got pulled out of yoga class for the first time yesterday because my 21-month-old daughter wouldn’t stop crying in child care. I think she just was...

Jennifer White
June 5 2012