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yoga sutras

5 Simple Life-Changing Ways to Be Content

Santosha (sometimes spelled Santosa) is yoga’s second Niyama (our attitude and relationship with the world) which utterly means Contentment.

Hope Zvara
April 27 2012

Stop (Only) DOING Yoga, and Instead BE Yoga

A teacher of mine once told me when people would ask him things like, "When are you going to do yoga today?", he would answer, "How do you know I'm...

Erin Lewis
April 26 2012

10 Yoga-Inspired Rules for Dating

I've decided to get yogic on dating by applying the Niyamas (the yogic do’s) and the Yamas (the yogic don’ts) to the topic. This is a bit of an...

Myk Likhov
March 11 2012

5 Ways to Practice Yoga Off the Mat

So many yogis (myself included), spend countless hours crunched behind a desk, just waiting to roll out a yoga mat and findone precious hour relief...

Bridget Riepl
February 28 2012

Contemplating the Yoga Sutras

Yoga is one of six philosophical systems from ancient India and the Yoga Sutras are essentially the bible. Having experienced transcendental states,...

Lisa Dawn Angerame
February 15 2012

Vinyasa Flow to Happiness

Yoga came to me almost accidentally, as it does to many, when I was hobbled from a running injury and heard that yoga was "a good workout." With that...

Dana Slamp
January 27 2012

This Little Light of Mine

I consider myself a positive person. I love life and am incredibly grateful for the abundance in it. Yet, when I take a backseat through meditation or...

Sarah Ezrin, E-RYT-500
January 9 2012

It's Been Lovely, But I Have to Scream Now

"Remember, falling on your face is still moving forward." ~ The Unknown Comic

Jeri Senor
January 2 2012

And I Thought That Thinking Was Good... Er, Huh?

"Stop talking, stop thinking, and there is nothing you will not understand"- Seng-Ts’an

Jeri Senor
December 12 2011

An Airbag in the 8 Limbs: Gratitude Toward Living

Just the other week I was at an annual family reunion in the Carolinas for Thanksgiving. I mean it's quite the reunion -- there are around 80 of us on...

Erin Lewis
December 4 2011

Rolling with Resistance

It was one of those days. You know. The kind of day when it feels like the whole universe is conspiring against you. Bookings fall through. People...

Kate Szewczyk
December 2 2011

Stress-Releasing Meditation for the Holidays

While the holidays can bring up the most beautiful parts of ourselves though giving, caring, and connecting with loved ones, it also can bring out the...

Linda Baffa
December 1 2011

Samadhi - 8th 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
November 28 2011

You Are What You See

We've all heard the saying before 'we are what we eat', well I believe we are what we see. Day in and day out our minds are distracted by what we see...

Liza Laird
November 16 2011

Do Veterans Need Healing or Do They Need to Heal Us?

In July 2009, the Army’s surgeon general released a report of an epidemiological consultation at Ft. Carson in Colorado Springs, CO that essentially...

Wendy Reese
November 11 2011

Dharana - 6th 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
November 1 2011

Pratyahara - 5th 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 17 2011