Discipline




No, You Aren't Terrible at Meditating: 3 Tips for Getting Back to the Cushion No, You Aren't Terrible at Meditating: 3 Tips for Getting Back to the Cushion No, You Aren't Terrible at Meditating: 3 Tips for Getting Back to the Cushion No, You Aren't Terrible at Meditating: 3 Tips for Getting Back to the Cushion


Meditating isn't easy, but we promise you aren't doing it all wrong. Here are three ways you can relieve common frustrations and develop a...

Yama and Niyama: The Yogi's Moral Guiding Lights Yama and Niyama: The Yogi's Moral Guiding Lights Yama and Niyama: The Yogi's Moral Guiding Lights Yama and Niyama: The Yogi's Moral Guiding Lights


The wise rishis who gave us yoga knew that without moral backbones, a yoga practice would never get us very far. Therefore, the first two...

Let Go of Attachment With This Daily Practice From 'True Yoga' (Excerpt) Let Go of Attachment With This Daily Practice From 'True Yoga' (Excerpt) Let Go of Attachment With This Daily Practice From 'True Yoga' (Excerpt) Let Go of Attachment With This Daily Practice From 'True Yoga' (Excerpt)


Jennie Lee, author of 'True Yoga,' shares her exploration with attachment and while not easy, is worth the pay-off in inner peace. Her...

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...

How to Stop Multitasking and Get More Done How to Stop Multitasking and Get More Done How to Stop Multitasking and Get More Done How to Stop Multitasking and Get More Done


Multitasking can be draining. At it's worst, it leaves us feeling like we're spinning our wheels without gaining traction. Learn how yoga...

Vanquish Your Doubts With Faith Vanquish Your Doubts With Faith Vanquish Your Doubts With Faith Vanquish Your Doubts With Faith


Doubt is one of the 5 hindrances of reaching Nirvana. And we all have doubts; it's part of being a thinking human being. But what happens...

How to Deal With Feeling Overwhelmed How to Deal With Feeling Overwhelmed How to Deal With Feeling Overwhelmed How to Deal With Feeling Overwhelmed


When we feel overloaded, both our mental and physical well-being suffer. Learn what triggers these feelings of overwhelm and how to reframe...

How to Eat for Your Dosha Type How to Eat for Your Dosha Type How to Eat for Your Dosha Type How to Eat for Your Dosha Type


According to ayurveda, we all tend toward one of three doshas, or 'constitutions': kapha, vata or pitta. Kaphas are sluggish, vatas are...

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....

Kundalini Awakening Kundalini Awakening Kundalini Awakening Kundalini Awakening


A kundalini awakening starts with a question. Learn the philosophy behind awakening, the practice of Kundalini yoga and signs you may be...

Mastering Sitting Meditation Mastering Sitting Meditation Mastering Sitting Meditation Mastering Sitting Meditation


Mastering sitting still in meditation can be a challenge. Fidgeting, physical discomfort and boredom are just a few of the distractions we...

'Yogas Chitta Vritti Nirodha' 'Yogas Chitta Vritti Nirodha' 'Yogas Chitta Vritti Nirodha' 'Yogas Chitta Vritti Nirodha'


Learn the meaning behind Patanjali's famous "yogas chitta vritti nirodha" and how it applies to your yoga and meditation practice.

12 Popular Yoga Styles 12 Popular Yoga Styles 12 Popular Yoga Styles 12 Popular Yoga Styles


There are many styles of yoga available to the modern-day yogi. Which one is right for you? Learn about 12 of the most popular yoga styles,...

Meditation 101 Meditation 101 Meditation 101 Meditation 101


Incorporating a daily meditation into your yoga asana and spiritual practice will have a profound impact on your life. Learn the benefits...

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...

A Busy Person's Guide for Practicing Yoga A Busy Person's Guide for Practicing Yoga A Busy Person's Guide for Practicing Yoga A Busy Person's Guide for Practicing Yoga


Love yoga but struggling to find time to practice? Don't worry! Here are four ways you can be more yogi throughout your day no matter how...

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...

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...

A Time for Reflection: Contemplate This Season for These Three Reasons A Time for Reflection: Contemplate This Season for These Three Reasons A Time for Reflection: Contemplate This Season for These Three Reasons A Time for Reflection: Contemplate This Season for These Three Reasons


There are many types of contemplative activities, but the end goal is the same: to reconnect with our true Self. Discover which...