Jennie Lee

Jennie Lee is the author of True Yoga: Practicing with the Yoga Sutras for Happiness and Spiritual Fulfillment. A certified Yoga Therapist, she is known for her humor and straightforward teaching style. She relies upon the wisdom of the Yoga Sutras to overcome difficulties in her own life, and is a compassionate coach for students who want to apply the deeper teachings of yoga to their goals and challenges on and off the mat. Her writing has been featured in Huffington Post, Mind Body Green, Yoga Therapy Today and more. She coaches on the island of O'ahu, and by phone or Skype internationally.
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Articles by Jennie Lee


What is The True Meaning of Yoga? What is The True Meaning of Yoga? What is The True Meaning of Yoga? What is The True Meaning of Yoga?


The true meaning of yoga is union with universal consciousness. Learn how the various limbs of yoga, pranayama, asana, and meditation, all...

Vulnerability & Bravery Vulnerability & Bravery Vulnerability & Bravery Vulnerability & Bravery


Many of us see our own vulnerability as a weakness, but, if understood, it can be one of our greatest strengths. Learn how to unlock the...

Trusting the Practice of Meditation Trusting the Practice of Meditation Trusting the Practice of Meditation Trusting the Practice of Meditation


If you are like most people beginning a meditation practice, all manner of discomfort and distraction will show up when you stop and try to...

Love Versus Fear Love Versus Fear Love Versus Fear Love Versus Fear


Every choice is directed by one of two states of consciousness – love or fear. Learn how to change your consciousness away from fear and...

How to See the Ego for What it Is How to See the Ego for What it Is How to See the Ego for What it Is How to See the Ego for What it Is


Judgment and guilt are just a couple of signs that our ego has taken over. Learn how the ego causes us undue suffering and how to put it...

Paramahansa Yogananda's Mission and Principles Paramahansa Yogananda's Mission and Principles Paramahansa Yogananda's Mission and Principles Paramahansa Yogananda's Mission and Principles


Paramahansa Yogananda is largely credited with popularizing India's ancient wisdom in the West. Founder of the Self-Realization Fellowship...

What Makes a True Guru? What Makes a True Guru? What Makes a True Guru? What Makes a True Guru?


Many well-intentioned people fall prey to the passions of false gurus. Learn the characteristics of a true guru and how to spot a fake

How to Build Your Shakti How to Build Your Shakti How to Build Your Shakti How to Build Your Shakti


Shakti is the creative force of the universe and part of a balanced life. Consider these four approaches to building more shakti in your...

What's a Mantra What's a Mantra What's a Mantra What's a Mantra


Whether you know it or not, you're repeating a mantra to yourself everyday. Be sure this repetition is a positive one and try out some of...

Am I Meditating Correctly? Am I Meditating Correctly? Am I Meditating Correctly? Am I Meditating Correctly?


Disciplined meditation can be tough, especially if you don't think you're doing it right. Here are a few tips to help and a few signs...

The Practice of Pranayama The Practice of Pranayama The Practice of Pranayama The Practice of Pranayama


We clear up the misunderstanding that pranayama is only about breath control and explain how you can master this practice in other ways as...

The 8 Limbs of Yoga The 8 Limbs of Yoga The 8 Limbs of Yoga The 8 Limbs of Yoga


The 'limb' most familiar is asana (postural practice); however, it is the intertwining of all eight that leads us to the realization of our...

Q&A by Jennie Lee



Anyone beginning meditation knows that it is challenging. There are no quick results and that is why many people give up on it quickly. You...


Fulfillment comes from connecting to the love in your heart and living it continuously and consciously, no matter what anyone else is doing...


Guru is a Sanskrit word that means “dispeller of darkness,” from gu, meaning "darkness," and ru, meaning "that which dispels." Although...


Ideally, we should carve out a sacred place and time for daily meditation. Having a special spot where you set up a comfortable seat and...


Meditation should be a daily practice, even if it is just for a few minutes each day. What is most important is to get into the habit of...


The Gita is one of the most widely read spiritual texts in the world. Its universal message continues to ring true in every age, especially...


With all the distractions that we have today, some intentional preparation is needed to enter silence. Make a date with silence and mark it...