Self Work


Svadhyaya: Spend a Lifetime Getting to Know Yourself & Deepening Your Yoga Practice Svadhyaya: Spend a Lifetime Getting to Know Yourself & Deepening Your Yoga Practice Svadhyaya: Spend a Lifetime Getting to Know Yourself & Deepening Your Yoga Practice Svadhyaya: Spend a Lifetime Getting to Know Yourself & Deepening Your Yoga Practice


Svadhyaya, the lifetime of studying one's self, is part of the spiritual path to deepening your yoga practice.

Yoga Teacher Training Yoga Teacher Training Yoga Teacher Training Yoga Teacher Training


Yoga teacher training can provide the space for you to develop your personal yoga practice, learn about your body and yogic philosophy, and...

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's Philosophy on Calming the Waves of the Mind (Vritti) Yoga's Philosophy on Calming the Waves of the Mind (Vritti) Yoga's Philosophy on Calming the Waves of the Mind (Vritti) Yoga's Philosophy on Calming the Waves of the Mind (Vritti)


In Western society, the mind is thought to be full of intelligence and knowledge. However, all of this knowledge is actually only borrowed...

6 Techniques to Staying Present 6 Techniques to Staying Present 6 Techniques to Staying Present 6 Techniques to Staying Present


Stop living in the past and daydreaming about the future - enjoy the beauty of your life in the present! Use these simple techniques to...

How to Live More Consciously With This 4-Part Morning Routine How to Live More Consciously With This 4-Part Morning Routine How to Live More Consciously With This 4-Part Morning Routine How to Live More Consciously With This 4-Part Morning Routine


Being a yogi means striving for a higher level of consciousness in all aspects of life. This starts the moment we awake with a morning...

Lights Out: 3 Benefits to Practicing Yoga in the Dark This Fall Season Lights Out: 3 Benefits to Practicing Yoga in the Dark This Fall Season Lights Out: 3 Benefits to Practicing Yoga in the Dark This Fall Season Lights Out: 3 Benefits to Practicing Yoga in the Dark This Fall Season


You've heard of dining in the dark -- practicing yoga in the dark offers the same affect on the senses, but includes bonus self-improvement...

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...

What Wanting to 'Reach More' Means to a Yogi What Wanting to 'Reach More' Means to a Yogi What Wanting to 'Reach More' Means to a Yogi What Wanting to 'Reach More' Means to a Yogi


Yogini Jade Lizzie shares her lifetime struggle of always reaching for more, never satisfied with herself as is. Learn how yoga taught her...

How Yoga Helps You Keep an Open Mind in the Boardroom How Yoga Helps You Keep an Open Mind in the Boardroom How Yoga Helps You Keep an Open Mind in the Boardroom How Yoga Helps You Keep an Open Mind in the Boardroom


The benefits of yoga are not just a personal experience 'on the mat.' Learn how you can transfer its positive effects into real...

Spiritual Path Spiritual Path Spiritual Path Spiritual Path


As a yogi on the spiritual path, you will find your teacher or guru can only take you so far. Learn how your sadhana will be what gets you...

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...

7 Modern Mantras for Positive Self-Talk 7 Modern Mantras for Positive Self-Talk 7 Modern Mantras for Positive Self-Talk 7 Modern Mantras for Positive Self-Talk


Negative self-talk driving you crazy or getting you down? Make up your mind to turn it around and practice these seven 'modern' mantras for...

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...

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...

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...

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...

The Practice of Surrender The Practice of Surrender The Practice of Surrender The Practice of Surrender


Learning to let go and surrender to what you are experiencing in the moment takes courage. Learn how Yin yoga can teach you how to...

Who Is Yoga For? Who Is Yoga For? Who Is Yoga For? Who Is Yoga For?


Yoga is for everyone, even if you've never tried it before, refuse to wear yoga pants or think chanting should be left to monks. Learn how...