The Basics of Hatha Yoga: 10 Classic Hatha Yoga Poses

The Basics of Hatha Yoga: 10 Classic Hatha Yoga Poses

Hatha yoga is one of the most popular types of yoga. You see it on virtually every class schedule and advertised in every yoga teacher training course. The truth is, the Hatha yoga that you see isn’t really Hatha yoga. Instead, it’s a hybrid mix of Hatha Vinyasa that...
Yoga for Seniors: 10 Gentle Yoga Poses for Older Adults

Yoga for Seniors: 10 Gentle Yoga Poses for Older Adults

Yoga practices are not limited by age. In fact, yoga practice is one of the few physical exercises you can continue as you age. With the right breathing exercises, yoga teacher, and exercise routine, seniors can reap the benefits of yoga classes. Want to learn how?...
The Complete Glossary of Sanskrit Words Used in Yoga

The Complete Glossary of Sanskrit Words Used in Yoga

While practicing yoga or when attending a yoga class, do the names of the asanas or the commonly used terms sound unusual to you? You’re definitely not alone. Most yogis have gone through a stage where they struggled with understanding, memorizing, and pronouncing the...
Where Did Yoga Originate: A Brief History of Yoga

Where Did Yoga Originate: A Brief History of Yoga

Table of Contents The History of YogaPre-Classical YogaClassical YogaPost-Classical YogaModern YogaDefinitions of Yoga According to Classic Yogic TextsThe Vedas (4500-1200 BCE)The Upanishads (900-500 BCE)Mahabharata and Bhagavad Gita (400 BCE – 300 CE)The Yoga...
Tantra Yoga: The Most Misunderstood Path of Yoga

Tantra Yoga: The Most Misunderstood Path of Yoga

Everyone knows about Tantra, right? I mean, it’s that witchy, black magic, sex cult that practices the Kama Sutra, right? I hate to break it to that part of your brain that loves the provocative, but… NOPE! Those things aren’t actually traditional...