Pratyahara: Vital Step in Meditation

Pratyahara is the fifth element within the Eight Limbs of Yoga. Pratyahara is the withdrawal of the senses. When the mind is focused on things outside of us, the senses pull the mind in many directions. They can direct you toward … Read More

What is Pranayama & Why is it Useful?

Pranayama is the sanskrit word that essentially means “breath control.” It comes from the combination of two words, “Prana,” which translates as “life force (breath)” and “ayama,” which means “to control or restrain,” or “to extend or draw out.” We … Read More

The Eight Limbs of Yoga

“Yoga is not just repetition of few postures – it is more about the exploration and discovery of the subtle energies of life.” –Amit Ray   More Than Physical When most people think of yoga, they think of getting on … Read More