Asana is an important part of our spiritual practice, but too much can lead us in the opposite direction.
An in-depth look at the complementary relationship between these ancient systems, traditionally understood as two peas in a pod.
Yoga is a lifelong practice. Patañjali guides us in how āsana can form the basis for a profound experience of yoga regardless of age or ability.
Your practice can play an important role in restoring your wellbeing during life's most difficult moments. Meet seven people who experienced the gift of yoga at a crucial time.
Recovering from injury or illness can be difficult. Fortunately, yoga practice is naturally therapeutic, and when used wisely, it can create the conditions that support a healing process, taking place from within.
You don't need to be a serious yogi or meditator to attend. Stepping away from the day-to-day for a brief period of contemplation is hugely beneficial for everyone. Here's why.
It would have been easy to blame bendy asanas for causing the pain in the first place. But instead, this writer leaned into her practice to find a solution that doctors couldn't.
The origin of “Oṃ” and the benefits of incorporating this significant chant, and others, into your daily practice.
In this essay series, advanced Ashtanga practitioner and writer Leslie Hendry explains why her many trips to India were never just a vacation.
Seeking a true yogic life means deflecting everyday distractions and focusing on the inward journey.
A deep inquiry into the opening mantra to help understand why touching your guru's feet is much more than a symbol of respect.
Having a go-to yoga shala isn't simply a space to practice asanas. Here's how belonging to one studio can take you to a higher place in all aspects of life.
The true path of yoga is a transformative process. Learn to expect obstacles so that you can overcome, rather than be derailed by, them and continue your progress.
Meet the leading researchers who are currently showing the medical community exactly how yoga and mindfulness heal.
After annual visits to Mysore for nearly a decade, one Ashtangi learned the hard way that real, rewarding progress comes only when the body and mind are ready to advance—and not one second beforehand.