Who Am I? Self Inquiry Through Yoga

Yoga is not about getting to know the postures. It is about getting to know yourself. Gary Kraftsow Physical practice What we know as Westerners to be yoga, is more of a physical practice. Of course it is linked somewhat … Read More

Tips From Athletes On The Different Ways You Can Use Yoga and Meditation

For those looking to dip their feet into the world of yoga and meditation, it can at first seem like a daunting task. However, the jump is well worth it. These exercises not only work wonders for your physical health, … Read More

The Butterfly Effect: Personal Cycles of Transformation, Rebirth and Renewal

There is something about the butterfly that seems to inspire us. No doubt we’ve all experienced the mesmerizing awe felt at the sight of its captivating beauty and grace as it gently floats by. These beautiful and magnificently colored creatures … Read More

Meditation for Beginners: 20 Practical Tips for Understanding the Mind.

Sit for just two minutes. This will seem ridiculously easy, to just meditate for two minutes. That’s perfect. Start with just two minutes a day for a week. If that goes well, increase by another two minutes and do that … Read More

What Are Mantras and What Makes Them So Powerful?

What’s in a mantra? According to yoga, quite a lot. Meditating with mantras is one of the most powerful ways to quiet the fluctuations of the mind. A mantra is a tool for the mind, and it allows our awareness to … Read More

Guide: Everything you need to start meditating

Meditation will make you more productive. It might sound strange that sitting still and doing nothing for a period of time will make you more productive, but it’s true. Before diving into what to do, it’s worth going over why … Read More

How to Create an Altar or Sacred Space

Ultimately, the whole world is one’s altar. One’s sacred space is a place within, that we can tune into at any time to feel connected to our own True Self. However, there is something so nurturing and simply sacred about … Read More

Awesome Music for Yoga and Meditation!

Most yogis and yoga instructors know that good music can really make a difference in a yoga practice or class. And there’s no shortage of music out there. Especially with platforms like Spotify that make it so easy to discover new … Read More

Pratyahara – The Most Important 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

Maximize Your Meditation with Yoga Mudras

What are mudras? In Sanskrit, the word mudra, means “seal” or “mark.” Mudras are gestures of the hands and fingers that are used in yoga, Buddhism, and Hinduism.  They are incorporated into meditation and pranayama exercises, and are believed to … Read More