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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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Sharath Jois on the Key Ingredients for Experiencing Yoga

After wrapping his 2017 U.S. tour, Sharath Jois tells us where to find the proper ingredients for a true yoga practice.

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Sharath Jois Visits NYC: The Last Leg of His U.S. Tour!

Paramaguru Sharath Jois completed his 2017 three-city tour in NYC, from May 26 to 31. See his final moments teaching Ashtanga in America here!

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Sharath Jois Visits UCLA—Check Out the Photos!

Two cities down, one more to go before Paramaguru Sharath Jois heads back to India. If you joined us in LA last week, check out our fun Facebook album. East Coasters, meet us in NYC for the final leg of the U.S. Tour!

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Sharath Jois U.S. Tour Report: A Journey to Stanford to Start a Yoga Revolution

Why do yoga? While visiting Stanford University, Sharath Jois shares the simple reason and inspires a new mission: Well-being for all. Here, one student brilliantly relays this important message.

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Sharath Jois Visits Stanford: See the Photos!

The first leg of Sharath Jois' 2017 three-city tour has wrapped. What an incredible week! We hope these photos from Stanford bring back wonderful memories for those who attended. The tour continues to UCLA next, then NYC!

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Sharath Jois on Being True

A deeper look at the first yogic principle of being true to yourself, others, your practice and spreading knowledge.

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My Life as an Ashtanga Student in Mysore: Growing Pains

In this second installment of this essay series, writer Leslie Hendry shares how having self-awareness early on helped her develop her Ashtanga practice into something much more profound.

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The Unexpected Way Yoga Perfectly Pairs with Rock Climbing

As different as these two activities are, they can both offer transformative experiences that can help ground and reconnect you with yourself in the most wonderful ways as this one writer bravely discovered.

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What Is Sūryanamaskāra?

To experience the full benefits of yoga, it helps to have a thorough understanding of the practice of sūryanamaskāra. Read on to learn more about its significance.

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