Perspectives


Reality Reality Reality Reality


Explore the concepts of Brahman and maya, as well as how yoga can be used as a tool to lift the veil of reality.

Mother Nature Mother Nature Mother Nature Mother Nature


Take a look at how understanding the qualities of each of nature’s elements — earth, water, fire and air — can help us create more balance...

Yoga Teacher Yoga Teacher Yoga Teacher Yoga Teacher


It's normal to have doubts if you're new to teaching yoga. Here are five common ones addressed from a rational, positive perspective by a...

Yoga Yoga Yoga Yoga


Modern-day mystic, spiritual guide and yogini, Vivianne Nantel, explains the science of yoga, how it arrived to Earth and the West, 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...

Gunas Gunas Gunas Gunas


Gunas form the three aspects of all of experience and all of creation. Learn more about each of them, how they play out in your daily life...

Yoga Lessons Yoga Lessons Yoga Lessons Yoga Lessons


The lessons we learn from our yoga practice are powerful ones that can change the way we perceive our lives and the challenges we face....

Is There More to This Life? Is There More to This Life? Is There More to This Life? Is There More to This Life?


At a certain point in life, we start asking the really big questions, like 'Is there more to life than this? What's my purpose? and Why...

4 Mantras That Will Transform Your Life 4 Mantras That Will Transform Your Life 4 Mantras That Will Transform Your Life 4 Mantras That Will Transform Your Life


Here are four popular mantras that can transform your life by helping you retrieve energy, restore balance, attract love and remove...

Psychological Flexibility: The Other Type of Flexibility That Yoga Helps Improve Psychological Flexibility: The Other Type of Flexibility That Yoga Helps Improve Psychological Flexibility: The Other Type of Flexibility That Yoga Helps Improve Psychological Flexibility: The Other Type of Flexibility That Yoga Helps Improve


Psychological flexibility is looking at ideas in new ways or coming up with new solutions. Here's why this is so important and how...

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....

10 Days in Silence With DJ Taz 10 Days in Silence With DJ Taz 10 Days in Silence With DJ Taz 10 Days in Silence With DJ Taz


The founder of Yogapedia, Sharleen Oborowsky, caught up with yoga DJ, Taz Rashid, on his experience undertaking a 10-day silence retreat...

Overcoming Loneliness Throughout the Holidays Overcoming Loneliness Throughout the Holidays Overcoming Loneliness Throughout the Holidays Overcoming Loneliness Throughout the Holidays


Although seemingly similar, loneliness is a negative emotional state, whereas being alone is a physical state in which one can find...

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...

Listening to Your Inner Voice Listening to Your Inner Voice Listening to Your Inner Voice Listening to Your Inner Voice


Your true guru lies within. It's that inner voice of wisdom and intuition. Learn how meditation helps us turn up the volume.

Ego Ego Ego Ego


Judgment and guilt are just a couple of signs that our ego has taken over. Learn how to confront your ego and take back control of your...

Yoga Travel Yoga Travel Yoga Travel Yoga Travel


Only needing your body, breath and mind, you can easily maintain your yoga practice even while traveling. Here are four tips how!

The First Step of Yoga: Yama The First Step of Yoga: Yama The First Step of Yoga: Yama The First Step of Yoga: Yama


The five Yamas provide social codes of conduct that are necessary for a true understanding of the spirit of yoga. Here's an introduction to...

Gaining the '50,000-Foot View' Perspective Gaining the '50,000-Foot View' Perspective Gaining the '50,000-Foot View' Perspective Gaining the '50,000-Foot View' Perspective


The 50,000-foot view refers to the seeing of things from a bird’s-eye perspective; from the most expansive view possible. From here, we can...