15 Items Tagged

Ashtanga

10 Reasons To Pack Your Bags & Study Yoga In India

If you're trying to choose where to study yoga or deepen your practice, I recommend Mysore, India. It's the home of Ashtanga Yoga, and rich with...

Kim Manfredi
March 9 2015

Why Yoga Is A Spiritual Practice

If you come to the practice of yoga looking only for pleasure, yoga will eventually disappoint you.

Kino MacGregor
November 11 2013

10 Reasons I Love Ashtanga Yoga

The idea is for every student to master each posture and series before moving on to the next.

Julie Wilcox, M.S.
July 10 2013

Why I Don't Mind Sucking At Ashtanga Yoga

Is trying new things exciting? Daunting? Exhilarating? Scary? All of these?

Lauren Rudick RYT-500
April 12 2013

Core Strength In Navasana

It demands so much core strength that when repeated five times, it feels like a mini-marathon right in the middle of a very long practice.

Kino MacGregor
November 7 2012

8 Tips for a Successful Home Yoga Practice

Developing a home yoga practice and committing to it is a profound tool for deepening into your own personal relationship with yoga.

Frances Frischkorn
July 31 2012

From Glowing Skin To A Strong Core: 9 Reasons To Do Headstand Every Day

Headstand (Shirshasana) is often referred to as the king of all yoga poses.

Lisa Mitchell
July 18 2012

How Yoga Is a Foundation for Positive Body Image

Practice yoga in order to tolerate the exquisite, sometimes painful, and deeply meaningful consequences of being you.

Sara Courter
June 16 2012

Feeling Sexually Aroused During Yoga?

There are, however, a few less obvious questions such as, "I feel very sexual during the practice. Is this okay?"

Heather Morton
June 12 2012

Why We Should All Remain Yoga Beginners

BKS Iyengar, one of the great masters of yoga, says he is a student, a teacher, a philosopher and an artist, but above all he is a beginner.

Heather Morton
June 1 2012

8 Most Common Questions from Yoga Beginners

In the first few months of a new yoga practice, some general questions usually come up.

Karen Fabian
April 7 2012

7 Things You Need to Know About Backbends

You'll want to keep these things in mind the next time you step on your mat.

Heather Morton
March 22 2012

Bandhas for Beginners: Intro to Yoga's Interior Locks

Understanding the meaning behind your yoga poses.

Lauren Imparato
June 14 2011