8 Benefits of Yoga for Men

While it’s taken the world by storm over the previous decade, yoga continues to be synonymous with ladies to many individuals. Most clothes traces, yoga manufacturers, and commercials are directed at feminine yoga practitioners, which might make it exhausting for males to really feel like they need to give it a attempt. Not to say […]

Meditation in Bhutan: Awakening the Thunder Dragon

We meditate silently sitting on the traditional flooring boards, absorbing centuries of ardent constructive emotions. For half an hour I silently chant the revered Buddhist mantra, Om Mane Padme Hum, which adorns Bhutanese prayer wheels and is spun endlessly into the cosmos, providing prayers and blessings for the well-being of all residing beings.  I really […]

Bakasana: Fear, Empowerment & Spirit Animals

As one of many first arm balancing postures you’re more likely to come throughout in a contemporary yoga class, Bakasana (also called kakasana) or ‘crow pose’ is the gateway to more difficult asanas, a way of empowerment, and generally a reminder of what it feels prefer to fall flat in your face – actually. BKS […]

10 Books for Beginner Yogis

We are spoilt for selection on the subject of yoga books. From philosophy to asana, there’s a yoga textual content on the market to help you in your journey. To get you began, listed below are a few of our most cherished books for newbie yogis. Some of those have been with us from the […]

Fostering Community for Yoga Teachers

Does teaching yoga have to be a lonely profession? It’s seems to be a hot question and topic in our industry at present. Although people surround us all day long, many teachers feel a sense of isolation and self-doubt at some point in their careers. In an industry that is built on connection, we posed […]

Guide to Summer Yoga Festivals 2018

With an entire host of latest summer time yoga festivals popping up every year, we now have put collectively a complete information so that you can get planning and tick some locations off your bucket listing. From eco-friendly festivals, with a zero tolerance rule to plastic, to festivals that assist us embrace the interior youngster […]

Asana Lab: Ārdha Chandrasana (half-Moon Pose)

Ardha Chandrāsana is a splendidly uplifting āsana that basically opens the guts area and offers a sense of lightness and freedom. With repeated follow (abhyāsa) we will discover a place the place the pose turns into regular and comfy (sthira sukham āsanam). From Tāḍāsana (Mountain Pose), soar or step your toes 3 – Three ½ […]