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Sri K. Pattabhi Jois: The Bestower of Ashtanga Yoga to the West Sri K. Pattabhi Jois: The Bestower of Ashtanga Yoga to the West Sri K. Pattabhi Jois: The Bestower of Ashtanga Yoga to the West Sri K. Pattabhi Jois: The Bestower of Ashtanga Yoga to the West


Ashtanga yoga is an ancient system of yoga asana practice popularized by Sri K. Pattabhi Jois in the West. Learn about Jois' journey and...

How Practicing Yoga With an Injury Has Made Me a Better Teacher How Practicing Yoga With an Injury Has Made Me a Better Teacher How Practicing Yoga With an Injury Has Made Me a Better Teacher How Practicing Yoga With an Injury Has Made Me a Better Teacher


Being a yoga teacher with an injury can be difficult, but there is a way to learn a lot from it. Here are five lessons that I've come to...

Gandhi and the Gita Gandhi and the Gita Gandhi and the Gita Gandhi and the Gita


Do you know what Mahatma Gandhi and the Bhagavad Gita have in common? Why did Gandhi refer to the Gita as his 'mother?' These questions...

A Journey Through The 8 Limbs of Yoga A Journey Through The 8 Limbs of Yoga A Journey Through The 8 Limbs of Yoga A Journey Through The 8 Limbs of Yoga


The 8 limbs of Ashtanga yoga are a treasure trove of wisdom set forth by Patanjali in his famous Yoga Sutras. Learn the meaning of the each...

Arundhati Baitmangalkar Arundhati Baitmangalkar Arundhati Baitmangalkar Arundhati Baitmangalkar


Yogapedia interviewed former Bollywood dancer and founder of Aham Yoga, Arundhati Baitmangalkar, about her blog and what makes it unique....

Seeking Your Guru: A History of Gurus in the West + 6 Bits of Advice for the Seeker Seeking Your Guru: A History of Gurus in the West + 6 Bits of Advice for the Seeker Seeking Your Guru: A History of Gurus in the West + 6 Bits of Advice for the Seeker Seeking Your Guru: A History of Gurus in the West + 6 Bits of Advice for the Seeker


Curious about what a guru does and how to find one that's right for you? Learn more about the history of Eastern gurus in America and what...

Yoga Blogger Yoga Blogger Yoga Blogger Yoga Blogger


Yogapedia interviewed yoga teacher, outdoor adventurer and blogger, Rachel Koontz. Here's what she had to say about yoga and what makes her...

Krishnamacharya Krishnamacharya Krishnamacharya Krishnamacharya


Mostly known as the guru of modern yogi legends such as B.K.S. Iyengar, Pattabhi Jois and T.K.V. Desikachar, Krishnamacharya was also an...

Yoga for Everyone: The Top Organizations Making Yoga Accessible for Every Body Yoga for Everyone: The Top Organizations Making Yoga Accessible for Every Body Yoga for Everyone: The Top Organizations Making Yoga Accessible for Every Body Yoga for Everyone: The Top Organizations Making Yoga Accessible for Every Body


How accessible is mainstream yoga for people with disabilities, health conditions or impairments? Here's a look at some of the top...

What to Expect From a Reputable Yoga Teacher Training What to Expect From a Reputable Yoga Teacher Training What to Expect From a Reputable Yoga Teacher Training What to Expect From a Reputable Yoga Teacher Training


All yoga teacher trainings differ in the scope of their content, how it's delivered, and the style and structure in which the material is...

7 Inspirational Women of Yoga 7 Inspirational Women of Yoga 7 Inspirational Women of Yoga 7 Inspirational Women of Yoga


In honour of Women's History Month, here are seven inspiring yoginis that can teach you a lot about what it means to be a yogi in this day...

Yoga Blogger of the Month: Rachel Scott Yoga Blogger of the Month: Rachel Scott Yoga Blogger of the Month: Rachel Scott Yoga Blogger of the Month: Rachel Scott


As an academic and an entrepreneur, yoga is Rachel Scott's root back to reality. Discover why we love her and her blog so much in this Q&A.

Osho Osho Osho Osho


Take a deeper look into who Osho was and how his work influenced the worldwide spiritual community today.

Get High on Yoga, Higher on Life Get High on Yoga, Higher on Life Get High on Yoga, Higher on Life Get High on Yoga, Higher on Life


Like a runner's high, but better, a 'yoga high' will keep you coming back to the mat and improving other areas of your life 'off the mat'...

Be Brave, Be Free: 2 Yogis' Philosophy on Achieving Inner Freedom Be Brave, Be Free: 2 Yogis' Philosophy on Achieving Inner Freedom Be Brave, Be Free: 2 Yogis' Philosophy on Achieving Inner Freedom Be Brave, Be Free: 2 Yogis' Philosophy on Achieving Inner Freedom


Be brave, be free. The art of radical acceptance can teach us to let go of our attachments and allow us to reclaim a sense of inner freedom...

Who Was B.K.S. Iyengar? Who Was B.K.S. Iyengar? Who Was B.K.S. Iyengar? Who Was B.K.S. Iyengar?


As the author of the world-famous 'Light on Yoga,' B.K.S. Iyengar's influence on modern yoga was, and still is, far-reaching. Learn how...

Peace and Unity: Paramahansa Yogananda's Wishes for the World Peace and Unity: Paramahansa Yogananda's Wishes for the World Peace and Unity: Paramahansa Yogananda's Wishes for the World Peace and Unity: Paramahansa Yogananda's Wishes for the World


Born this day in 1893, Paramahansa Yogananda would go on to popularize India's ancient wisdom, including Kriya yoga, in the West. Also...

3 Things You Must Do Before Teaching Your First Yoga Class 3 Things You Must Do Before Teaching Your First Yoga Class 3 Things You Must Do Before Teaching Your First Yoga Class 3 Things You Must Do Before Teaching Your First Yoga Class


You've completed your teacher training and you want to start teaching yoga. Now what? Do the following three things and you'll be set up...

Yoga Blogger of the Month: Rachel Bonkink Yoga Blogger of the Month: Rachel Bonkink Yoga Blogger of the Month: Rachel Bonkink Yoga Blogger of the Month: Rachel Bonkink


Rachel Bonkink's yoga journey is one that we could all stand to learn a thing or two from: from being on top of the cooperate world to...