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Yogaville Blog


Beyond the Insane Mind

Your association, your thoughts, your words, your music, your food, your exercises should all be producing a sattwic condition, a tranquil condition, to calm the mind and nerves.

Teaching Meditation in Hatha Yoga

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

Who Am I?

the ‘I’ never changes. It is eternal, ever clean, ever pure. It is never born, never dies.

The Power of Intention & Thought

You are what you think. You can make yourself by thinking the right thoughts, or you can break yourself by thinking wrong thoughts.

Humility: Access to Deeper Wisdom

Sri Gurudev often taught that when we make a fist and point a finger to blame someone else, there are three fingers pointing back at us

Enlightening Tales

So the great teachers often presented the higher truths through stories—and the stories are very simple. In fact, the truth itself is very simple.

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.

The Greatest Joy

When you do everything for the sake and joy of just doing it, as benefit for the whole world and not for your own personal benefit, you retain your joy.

Practicing Freedom

We can guide our attention in various ways to cultivate a neutral, non-reactive awareness, an open heart and a sense that this effort is in the service of the Divine.