Support for a yoga journey

Support for a yoga journey

Yoga therapists are a prolific bunch, partly because we often have been so changed by the practices ourselves that we want to find ways to share them with as many people as possible. These recent texts offer guidance for those wishing to incorporate yogic wisdom into...
But what can I DO? Service through yoga

But what can I DO? Service through yoga

It can be difficult to give ourselves permission to undertake the work of self-care, especially in the face of tremendous global suffering. But taking time to look inside and practice mindfully provides a strong platform from which to take meaningful action. You may...
Yoga therapy comes to the clinic

Yoga therapy comes to the clinic

This beautifully written account explains how the pranayama of “bee breath” is used in one hospital. “Despite feeling dizzy, you listen to [the] teacher’s instructions and you bring your fingers to touch your sense organs. Thumbs gently press on your...
Meaning-making with mantra

Meaning-making with mantra

Mantra—put simply, a sound we’ve imbued with meaning—is one among many possible elements of a yoga practice. A mantra can be repeated aloud or silently. The scholar Georg Feuerstein describes mantra as follows: “The word mantra is derived from the Sanskrit...