Krishnamacharya and Yogic Mindfulness
There are very few videos of my teacher, the great yogi Sri Krishnamacharya. The only video we have of him demonstrating physical yoga practices is from 1938. It is a black and white film that many of you may have seen on YouTube.Read More
What is Yogic Mindfulness?
The basic element of mindfulness is very simple: you purposefully bring your attention to an experience in the present and notice it without reactions or judgment.Read More
Deepen your yoga from body to breath
Krishnamacharya used to say that hatha yoga is pranayama. This is how the classical hatha yoga texts, such as the Hatha Yoga Pradipika, present the pathway of hatha yoga.Read More
Mantras — for that sense of peace
You can develop your inner helpline with a mantra, devotion or a ritual. One pathway to this steadiness of mind is based on sound.Read More
Pranayama: The yoga of inner touch
Breathing is the link between body and mind in the yoga practice. The breath can lead the body toward wellness and the mind toward calmness. In truth, breathing is a foundational link between body and mind, period.Read More
Channelling life force through yoga
The body and mind function because of the presence of consciousness or life. In its absence, both cease to function. That power, which causes the mind, body, and senses to function is the prana or life force.Read More
The essence of prana
The mind is an experience — the experience of thoughts and emotions, which pass in rapid succession. But for the functioning of the mind, body and senses, we need energy or life force. This subtle life force that we cannot see with our eyes or other gross senses is...Read More
What is hatha yoga?
Hatha yoga is popular in this day. We have hatha classes, hatha vinyasa or hatha flow classes in many yoga studios. What is hatha yoga?Read More