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Sharath Jois on What Makes a Good Leader

To effectively protect and serve the people, the person in charge needs to exhibit the following qualities that are, generally, inherent in good people. Bottom line: The world needs more good people.

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Will Yoga and Meditation Help You Live Longer?

Science has finally caught up to give a definitive answer whether your practice is the secret to a long, healthy, and youthful life.

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What We’re Reading: Kino MacGregor’s New Book, ‘The Yogi Assignment’

The international Aṣṭáṅga yoga teacher and co-founder of OmStars Yoga TV Network explores in her fourth book how a dedicated daily practice can inspire real change in your life.

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A 3-Day Clean Eating Meal Plan

Reset your diet to feel healthy and energized with Sonima’s free six-page guide designed to keep you satisfied as you cut back on calories, sugar, and processed foods!

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The Importance of Bhāvanā in Attaining the Purpose of Yoga

To achieve yoga's highest goal, you must first develop an appropriate attitude toward the practice and a deep understanding of the yogic philosophy.

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Sharath Jois On the Systematic Nature of Aṣṭāṅga Yoga

There's good reason this yoga method is divided into series and postures that must be learned in a particular order. Understanding this order is imperative to cultivating an authentic practice.

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A 3-Day Clean Eating Meal Plan

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The Yoga Boom in Western Medicine

Your next medical prescription may include yoga. New research suggests a regular practice may help treat maladies, such as chronic pain and illness. Finally, science is supporting an east-meets-west approach to healthcare.

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Shifting Perspectives Between Sharath Jois’ U.S. and European Tours

Yoga is about experiencing. Social media is about sharing experiences. One yogi learns to strike a balance between the two while attending Sharath Jois' yoga workshops.

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It’s Never Too Late to Learn Yoga

When an accident left Michael Fox with chronic pain, he turned to meditation and eventually Ashtanga yoga at age 58 to help him find physical and emotional relief.

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Returning to Yoga When Injured

We all face unexpected setbacks from time to time. Rather than let it stop you, try to find ways to overcome and carry on as this one woman did with the support of her yoga community.

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The Therapeutic Nature of the Aṣṭāṅga Yoga Primary Series

An examination of the significance of cikitsā vibhāga and the vital role this sequence plays in improving one's health as a foundation for yoga.

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Sharath Jois on Ridding Yourself of the Six Poisons

Being a yogi is a practice that goes well beyond āsana or a yoga class. Though it can take a lifetime, here's how to find the “state of yoga” without looking too far.

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What It Means to Celebrate Guru Pūrṇimā

Learn more about this sacred yogic tradition and how honoring your teachers is an effective tool to aid in your own transformation.

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Yoga Shed Light on This Man’s Darkest Hour

The practice of Ashtanga yoga taught this former convict how to love and breathe freely again, and appreciate life for both its delights and disasters.

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Sharath Jois on Balancing the Body for a Stable Mind

After wrapping up his three-city U.S. Tour, Sharath Jois reflects on how our daily habits effect our yoga practice and how building a more consistent routine can improve quality of life.

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The Perfect Way to Breath in Ashtanga Yoga

A simple overview of the essential breathing technique used in Ashtanga yoga.

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