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An In-Depth Look at Yamas and Niyamas

The practice of Ashtanga yoga involves eight parts, or limbs, of which the first two are yamas and niyamas. Learn more about how these basic guidelines help create the conditions for real yoga to germinate within you.

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The Eight Limbs of Yoga Explained

There’s more to yoga than beautiful postures and deep breathing. Learn about the eight limbs of yoga that eloquently define the guidelines of this life-enriching practice.

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Sharath Jois on the Importance of Having a Yoga Teacher

The right guru can help find your own spiritual path, both in your yoga practice and in your daily life.

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Why Does the Breath Heal?

Conscious breathing signals the body to be calm when your muscles are anything but. Here’s how to unlock a deeper level of relaxation and get more from your practice.

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Sign Up Now for Sharath Jois’ U.S. Yoga Workshops

Registration for the six-day Ashtanga yoga workshop is now open in each location: Stanford University, UCLA, and New York City. Claim your spot in class today!

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Unraveling the Science and Magic of Sound Healing

More people are tuning in to the power of sound through immersive yoga and meditation classes. Learn about what’s behind this uplifting practice.

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The Art of Looking

One mother explores the possibility that the journey towards self-knowing is infinite and artful.

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Sharath Jois on the Importance of Breathing in Yoga

Though breathing is a fact of life, controlling the breath is an instrumental and transformative element of the yoga practice, which has benefits off the mat.

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Sharath Jois on Finding Focus in Yoga

In this video, you'll hear yoga master Paramaguru Sharath Jois explain the long and devoted path toward finding focus in yoga.

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Sharath Jois on Burning Through the Six Poisons

Explore the yogic principle behind eradicating the afflictions of the mind in order to attain higher levels of consciousness.

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Sharath Jois on Teaching Yoga in Modern Times

As yoga becomes more mainstream, "yogis" are increasingly paving their own way in practice. Here, Sharath Jois explains the importance of staying within a specific path.

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Sharath Jois on the Nature of Effort and Surrender

In spite of what may seem like a devout nature of the yoga practice, learn how its essence is all about balance and finding equilibrium.

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Active Alignment Sequences for Before and After Yoga Practice

Become more comfortable on and off your yoga mat by including these exercises into your daily yoga routine.

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Why Yoga Is Beneficial for Children

A yoga master reflects on the practice's effects on young children for cultivating good health and overall balance.

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Reflections on Paramaguru Sharath Jois’ U.S. Tour

Get inspired by these yogis' reflections on the experience of practicing among hundreds of students with the brilliant yoga master from Mysore, India.

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PRACTICE WITH PARAMAGURU SHARATH JOIS

Don’t miss your chance to attend class with the Ashtanga yoga master when he visits the U.S. in May!