Virtues




Practicing Aparigraha (Non-Attachment) Practicing Aparigraha (Non-Attachment) Practicing Aparigraha (Non-Attachment) Practicing Aparigraha (Non-Attachment)


Just like we practice asana and pranayama in yoga, we must also practice aparigraha, or non-attachment. We can relate aparigraha to being...

Finding Beauty in the Broken Finding Beauty in the Broken Finding Beauty in the Broken Finding Beauty in the Broken


As human beings, we are all inherently imperfect. Learning to accept those around us just as they are is key to the Zen Buddhist precept of...

Exploring Aversion Exploring Aversion Exploring Aversion Exploring Aversion


We've all been asked to do something we don't like. In these moments, we experience the feeling of aversion, or dvesha. Cultivating...

Tapas and the Discipline of Yoga Tapas and the Discipline of Yoga Tapas and the Discipline of Yoga Tapas and the Discipline of Yoga


In yoga, tapas is a kind of inner discipline and heat we generate through our practice. Generating tapas purifies both out body and mind....

5 Simple Rules to Meditation 5 Simple Rules to Meditation 5 Simple Rules to Meditation 5 Simple Rules to Meditation


Getting into the habit of practicing meditation can be a challenge. Use these five simple rules to jump start your meditation practice and...

You May Be More Yogi Than You Think You May Be More Yogi Than You Think You May Be More Yogi Than You Think You May Be More Yogi Than You Think


You don't have to be a master of headstand or meditate for hours on end a day to share this title with your fellow yoga community. Read...

3 Signs You're a Yogi 3 Signs You're a Yogi 3 Signs You're a Yogi 3 Signs You're a Yogi


No matter how long you've been practicing yoga or how flexible you are, yoga has a natural way of always enriching your life further....

The 5 Yamas According to Patanjali The 5 Yamas According to Patanjali The 5 Yamas According to Patanjali The 5 Yamas According to Patanjali


Patanjali laid out the five yamas to abide by: ahimsa, satya, asteya, brahmacharya and aparigraha. Learn the five yamas, or behavioral...

Give Thanks, Get Gratitude: 3 Reasons We're Thankful for This Mindfulness Practice Give Thanks, Get Gratitude: 3 Reasons We're Thankful for This Mindfulness Practice Give Thanks, Get Gratitude: 3 Reasons We're Thankful for This Mindfulness Practice Give Thanks, Get Gratitude: 3 Reasons We're Thankful for This Mindfulness Practice


Gratitude is the state of being grateful, and this state of being has the power to change your life. Learn three benefits of this...

Patience Really Is a Virtue: One Yogini's Daily Struggle to Practice It More Patience Really Is a Virtue: One Yogini's Daily Struggle to Practice It More Patience Really Is a Virtue: One Yogini's Daily Struggle to Practice It More Patience Really Is a Virtue: One Yogini's Daily Struggle to Practice It More


Yoga instructor and author, Jade Lizzie, discusses her struggles with patience as well as advice on how to practice this wonderful virtue...

The 5 Virtues of a Good Yoga Teacher The 5 Virtues of a Good Yoga Teacher The 5 Virtues of a Good Yoga Teacher The 5 Virtues of a Good Yoga Teacher


Good yoga teaching is about far more than simply having an advanced asana practice. Learn about the five qualities you should be looking...

Live a Life With Integrity Using These Yogic Principles and Techniques Live a Life With Integrity Using These Yogic Principles and Techniques Live a Life With Integrity Using These Yogic Principles and Techniques Live a Life With Integrity Using These Yogic Principles and Techniques


When we say someone has integrity, what does that really mean? Learn the answer to this question and how to live by it.

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...

Manifest Success With These 5 Yoga Virtues Manifest Success With These 5 Yoga Virtues Manifest Success With These 5 Yoga Virtues Manifest Success With These 5 Yoga Virtues


The virtues that yoga instills help create a greater sense of self and contribute to future success. Embrace these top 5 virtues that are...

Ahimsa: The Number One Yama of the First Limb of Yoga Ahimsa: The Number One Yama of the First Limb of Yoga Ahimsa: The Number One Yama of the First Limb of Yoga Ahimsa: The Number One Yama of the First Limb of Yoga


Considered the most important virtue in The Yoga Sutras, ahimsa challenges us to be kind in our thoughts, words and actions. And not just...