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Category: Hatha Yoga


Form Versus Action in Our Yoga Practice

Have you ever been in a Yoga class and been given a subtle cue by the instructor that completely changes the way the body feels in an…

Shake It Off: Neurogenic Yoga™ and TRE®

What if you could shake off your stress, tension, and trauma? That’s exactly what students are doing when they practice Tension & Trauma Releasing Exercises (TRE) and…


Women’s Yoga VS Men’s Yoga

In the late 1980s, the number of men to women in any Yoga class was about one out of ten, or 10 percent. According to Mathew Solan,…

The Purpose of Hatha Yoga

asanas and pranayama are needed to reach the goal of Raja Yoga (chitta vritti nirodaha).


Teaching Meditation in Hatha Yoga

By incorporating a meditative approach in your classes, you will help your students to go deeper in their practice.

Feeling the Body from Within through Hatha Yoga

The greatest hindrance to feeling the body from within is the habit of putting emphasis on thinking. Hatha Yoga is not a thinking practice.


Hatha Yoga as Spiritual Practice

The goal of Yoga is to experience this innate nature and to allow that aspect of our being to guide the way to everything. At peace with ourselves, innately we are in a loving relationship to what is outside of us.

Mindful Asana

I realized that there is, indeed, no difference between my morning sitting meditation and evening asanas.


Introduction to Hatha Yoga by Swami Satchidananda

As the Yoga asanas and yogic breathing are practiced, increasing the vitality of the body, there will follow a considerable decrease in harmful acts such as smoking and drinking.

Physically Adjusting Asanas by Swami Asokananda

Physically adjusting our students can either disturb or enhance their experience, depending on how it is done and how it is received.


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