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 28, 2015
healing mudras

The Power in Our Hands: 4 Healing Mudras for Health

Mudras aren't just for meditation, but have subtle effects on the body and mind that can be used for healing purposes.
August 25, 2015
beginner yoga poses

10 Badass Yoga Poses for Beginners

Here are 10 standing poses to get you started on your yoga journey.
August 19, 2015
8 limbs of yoga

Will The Real Ashtanga Please Stand Up?

This eight-limbed path gives yogis a natural progression for spiritual evolution.
August 14, 2015
trataka

Trataka Love: Beauty in the Third Eye of the Beholder

How can you improve your eyesight, meditate, and develop willpower at the same time? Practice trataka.
July 29, 2015
Bhramari Pranayama

Why Bhramari Pranayama Is the Bee’s Knees

Connecting breath, sound, and posture in honeybee breathing will have you buzzing with clarity.
July 22, 2015
too much yoga

Is Your Yoga Practice Healthy or Harmful?

How much yoga is enough? This is a question that we rarely—if ever—ask ourselves.
July 21, 2015
inspire yoga teachers

10 Inspiring Yoga Teachers You Should Know

Before you go deep-sea diving in the ocean of yoga, you should know these 10 yogis and their contributions to your practice.
July 21, 2015
Anuloma Viloma Pranayama

The Yogi’s Antidote to Stress: Anuloma Viloma

This is one pranayama exercise that every yogi should practice daily.
July 10, 2015
grounded yoga sequence

This Grounding Yoga Flow Will Bring You Down to Earth

Whenever you are frazzled, anxious, stressed, or easily agitated, yoga can help you feel grounded.
June 23, 2015
find your yoga style

Yoga Styles for Days but Which to Choose?

Here is a breakdown of the basic yoga buzzwords to help you figure out which class is right for you.