Learn Yoga Basics


Get back to the basics of yoga, whether you’re stepping into a pose for the first time or brushing up on pranayama techniques. We’re here to help jumpstart your journey to be yogi! Discover beginner yoga poses, sequences, and breathing techniques; learn yogic concepts and Sanskrit terms; and get practical advice on how to start and maintain your yoga practice.

Recent Posts for Learning Basics of Yoga

August 3, 2016
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Revitalizing and Energizing Morning Yoga Sequence

Kick off your morning with breath work, meditation, and some asanas that will help to wake you up and energize your body.
July 15, 2016
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Manduka Yoga Mat Review: Breaking it Down

Ranging from lightweight, to heavy duty, to an all-around favorite, we've got all your yoga needs covered with these three options from Manduka Yoga.
June 14, 2016
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Revitalizing Yoga for the Busy College Student

College life can be both fun and exhausting. Try this sequence to help balance out the demands college life puts on your mind and body.
May 27, 2016
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The Badass Guide to Yoga for Men

Forget the excuses—here are seven hardcore facts to support incorporating a solid yoga practice into your life.
May 13, 2016
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Yoga Nidra 101: The Practice of Psychic Sleep

The "psychic sleep" of yoga nidra connects us to higher levels of consciousness, bringing powerful potential for healing and self-growth.
April 13, 2016
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Conquer the Mind with Ujjayi Breathing

Ujjayi pranayama is a practice used to free the mind from bondage and to become victorious over one’s thoughts.
April 5, 2016
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Speak Up! The Power of Dynamic Yoga Language

Ever feel like you are a little lost or tired of what you are saying in your yoga class? The quality of words can be as important as the quality of teaching the asanas.
March 31, 2016
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Get Your Daily Dose of Downward Dog

Often called Downward Dog, this pose offers a myriad of health benefits for both the mind and body. Here are five great reasons to “get down, dog” daily!
March 24, 2016
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How to Discover Your True Self Through Yoga

Many yogis take a look at their life choices with a fresh pair of eyes. They begin to see through a different lens, marked by love and appreciation for self.
January 29, 2016
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Armed & Dangerous: 6 Yoga Poses for Strong Arms

This series is a blend of yoga asana and full body training techniques to help get you back to your prime and build strength in your upper half.