Hatha Yoga as a Tool for Self-discovery by Swami Ramananda

In Hatha practice, we attempt to move and think about our movements in ways outside of our patterned thinking and moving. We practice being and acting free of our conditioning by moving with complete, non-judgmental awareness and in loving response to the capacity of the body in this moment only.

The Art of Giving by Sri Swami Satchidananda

If you ever have selfish expectations when you give something, this will eventually disturb your inner peace. Anytime you expect something in return for your effort, it’s karma

Yoga for the Special Child by Brenda Bakke

I also work with two-year-old twins who have cerebral palsy. The yoga therapy has improved their balance, strength and flexibility and, equally as important, it has given them the ability to develop stillness in their mind and body.

Compassion is Yoga by Nischala Joy Devi

As yoga students and teachers, compassion blossoms as our inner guidance. Compassion is fostered by our personal experience through hardships—physical, mental or emotional—or by, with an open heart, perceiving the suffering of others.

Meditation by Sri Swami Satchidananda

The technique of meditation is to keep the mind fully occupied on one thing. When the mind is fully occupied on one thing, it is kept away from many things and it becomes quiet.

The Easiest Way by Sri Swami Satchidananda

For example, if there is a dark room, and if you don’t want the darkness you cannot beat the darkness out. The easiest way to get rid of the darkness is to just bring a light inside. Bring in the opposite. If there is hatred, sow a little love there. Then that will slowly dispel the hatred.