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

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 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.
January 21, 2016
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Relax, Go Through It! Advice For Yoga Beginners

If you are stepping into a yoga class for the first time, take a deep breath, exhale, and remember these three things for yoga beginners.
January 18, 2016
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The Dedicated Yogi’s Guide to Sanskrit Lingo

This guide to yoga's most common Sanskrit terms makes it easy to delve deep into the vast ocean of yogic philosophy.
January 12, 2016
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In Seventh Chakra Heaven with Sahasrara

Think of this energy center as a thousand-petaled lotus flower constantly unfolding to reveal magic and mysteries of all life.
December 3, 2015
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All Eyes on Ajna Chakra

Trusting our intuition is the first step to opening the third eye and balancing the sixth chakra.
December 1, 2015
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Get by With a Little Help From Restorative Yoga

Much like Iyengar yoga, restorative yoga makes full use of props. However, take a restorative class and you'll quickly understand the difference.
October 27, 2015
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Don’t Turn a Blind Eye to Yoga and Ayurveda

Give your tired eyes some love to protect your sense of vision.
October 5, 2015
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Wanderlust Wisdom for the Traveling Yogi

While en route, I have uncovered some wanderlust wisdom that no yogi should go without.