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

June 19, 2015
Guide To The Chakras

Rise and Shine: Illuminating the Elusive Chakras

Learn the symbology and importance of these psychic-energetic centers.
June 9, 2015
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Bend, Don’t Break: Knee Safety in the Yoga Studio

Take the following precautions to avoid getting knee-deep in yoga injuries.
May 29, 2015
Kapalabhati Pranayama

Shine On! A Guide to Glow-Inducing Kapalabhati

According to ancient yogis, this pranayama practice bestows radiance and a glowy aura to all those who practice.
May 20, 2015
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5 Tips to Yoga Every Damn Day

It needn't be a chore to drag yourself out of bed and onto your yoga mat.
April 27, 2015
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Warning: These Yoga Poses May Cause Happiness

Boost your mood with these six yoga poses.
April 10, 2015

5 Things to Know Before Your First Yoga Class

We all start at the beginning. Here are five tips to ease the nerves of preparing for your first yoga class.
April 1, 2015
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Don’t Hate, Meditate: 5 Ways to Win With Zen

You don’t have to be “guru status” to start meditating.
February 25, 2015
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Set an Intention for Your Yoga Class: Wait, What?

What are you directing your energy toward in this moment?
February 17, 2015
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7 Ways Yoga Fortifies Your Mind, Body, and Spirit

When you come to your mat and close your eyes, several hormonal and physiological things happen, almost instantly.
January 27, 2015
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The 5 Golden Rules of Yogic Breathing

In all yoga sequences and styles, breath and movement must be intelligently combined.