Yoga Archive

General Articles

Five Benefits of Yoga and How to Start

4 Tips for Introducing Yoga to Kids

The Best Music for Meditation and Yoga

The Practice of Iyengar Yoga

What is Bikram Yoga and How Does it Work?

Kundalini Yoga: Everything You Need to Know

6 Health Benefits of Laughing Yoga and How to Try It

5 Benefits of Prenatal Yoga, Backed by Science

Yoga Poses For…

9 Essential Yoga Poses for Beginners

6 Yoga Hip Openers

5 of the Best Restorative Yoga Poses

5 Challenging Yoga Poses

Yoga Twist Poses

7 Powerful Standing Postures

8 Yoga Poses for Seniors

7 Yoga Poses for Kids

6 Yoga Poses for Couples

6 Yoga Poses for Pregnancy (and a Breathing Practice)

7 Yoga Poses for Back Pain

8 Yoga Poses for Runners

10 Yoga Poses for Depression

7 Yoga Poses for Sciatica

The Seven Chakras

5 Poses to Strengthen Your Root Chakra

5 Poses to Strengthen Your Sacral Chakra

5 Poses to Strengthen Your Solar Plexus Chakra

5 Poses to Strengthen Your Heart Chakra

5 Poses to Strengthen Your Throat Chakra

5 Poses to Strengthen Your Third Eye Chakra

5 Poses to Strengthen Your Crown Chakra

Yoga Pose Guides

A Guide to Downward-Facing Dog Pose (Adho Mukha Svanasana)

A Guide to Shoulder Stand Pose (Salamba Sarvangasana)

A Guide to Corpse Pose (Savasana)

A Guide to Thunderbolt Pose (Vajrasana)

A Guide to Mountain Pose (Tadasana)

A Guide to Warrior I Pose (Virabhadrasana I)

A Guide to Lord of the Dance Pose (Natarajasana)

A Guide to Eagle Pose (Garudasana)

A Guide to Chair Pose (Utkatasana)

A Guide to Camel Pose (Ustrasana)

A Guide to Child’s Pose (Balasana)

A Guide to Intense Forward Stretch Pose (Uttanasana)

A Guide to Headstand Pose (Sirsasana)

A Guide to Crow Pose (Kakasana)

A Guide to Plow Pose (Halasana)

A Guide to Back Stretch Pose (Paschimottanasana)

A Guide to Wheel Pose (Chakrasana)

A Guide to Lotus Pose (Padmasana)

A Guide to Cobra Pose (Bhujangasana)

A Guide to Bow Pose (Dhanurasana)

Yoga Philosophy

What is the Soul (Atman)?

What is Self-Actualization?

What is Reincarnation?

What is Matter?

What is a Guru and How to Recognize One?

What is the Absolute Truth (Isvara)?

What is Karma?

What is Prayer?

Bhakti-Yoga: Approaching God through Devotion

Jnana-Yoga: Approaching God through Knowledge

Karma-Yoga: Approaching God through Work

The Modes of Material Nature (Gunas)

What is the Mode of Goodness? (Sattva)

What is the Mode of Passion? (Rajas)

What is the Mode of Ignorance? (Tamas)

9 Ways to Rise Above the Mode of Goodness

5 Ways to Rise Above the Mode of Passion

3 Ways to Rise Above the Mode of Ignorance

Perspectives on Common Topics

Anxiety According to Yoga Philosophy

Depression According to Yoga Philosophy

Guilt According to Yoga Philosophy

The Mind According to Yoga Philosophy

Shame According to Yoga Philosophy

Grief According to Yoga Philosophy

Faith and Doubt According to Yoga Philosophy

Uncertainty and Confusion According to Yoga Philosophy

Greed According to Yoga Philosophy

Consciousness According to Yoga Philosophy

Attachment and Renunciation According to Yoga Philosophy

Enlightenment (Samadhi) According to Yoga Philosophy