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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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Sharath Jois on Honoring Tradition

To know where you're going, you must first understand where you're coming from. Here's why following tradition is crucial for developing your individual spiritual path.

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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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The Meditative Magic of Tristhāna in Ashtanga Yoga

The secret to heightened clarity and peacefulness lies in how well you implement tristhāna. Done correctly and consistently, it can help you achieve a more meditative state in your daily life and practice.

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An Expert Guide to Crow Pose

Download Sonima’s comprehensive guide to this exciting “reach” posture and enjoy the benefits of expert instruction at home!

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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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5 Unique Wellness Retreats You’ll Want to Book Tomorrow

Jumpstart your commitment to yoga, meditation, or overall well-being in the new year with one of these fantastic travel experiences around the world.

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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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50 Innovators Shaping the Future of Wellness

These scientists, chefs, trainers, teachers, advocates, and entrepreneurs are transforming the ways we care for ourselves and others.

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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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25 Beautiful Places in the World to Find Peace of Mind

Getting outside can do wonders for your mental health. This list of serene (and seriously stunning) spots around the globe may help you find clarity and inspiration.

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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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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!