Yoga Philosophy


While the physical practice of asana is important, the heart of yoga lies in the connection between the mind, body, and spirit. The articles below explore this connection, offering an introduction to the principles of yoga philosophy and guidance for applying them to your daily life. Read new reflections on ancient yogic texts, such as the Yoga Sutras of Pantanjali, the Vedas, and the Bhagavad Gita. Gain insight into the eight limbs of yoga, and learn how to apply them for a more complete, yogic lifestyle. Find out what happens when you stop just doing yoga, and start living yogi.

Recent Posts for Yoga Philosophy & Lifestyle

May 16, 2019
meditation-mantras

10 Meditation Mantras Every Yoga Teacher Should Recite

Learn more about the power of meditation mantras and how to incorporate them into their practice.
April 30, 2019
bandhas

Bandhas 101: All About the 4 Yogic Body Locks

Dive deeper into the meaning and significance of  the various bandhas. Picture this—it has been drizzling for hours. The mud has accumulated into fragments of dirt everywhere. […]
April 25, 2019

How to Build a Yoga Brand That Fits Your Voice

Here are a few of Danielle Radulski's top tips for building a yoga brand that fits your voice, all while allowing yourself to remain true to your purpose!
April 23, 2019
yamas that change your life

How Patanjali’s 5 Yamas Will Change Your Life

Putting these five yamas into practice as a student, teacher, or even as a non-yogi can make your spiritual path smoother.
March 14, 2019

10 Chakra Mantras That Will Be Sure to Motivate You

Combining chakra mantras is a beautiful way to motivate you to better understand the energy channels of your body and connect to your intentions.
March 5, 2019

Embracing the Yogic Lifestyle with the Niyamas

The second step on Patanjali's yogic path encourages personal development.
March 5, 2019
sisterhood in yoga

A Call for Sisterhood in the Yoga Studio

In a society that encourages competitiveness, can women use the tools they learn on the yoga mat to lend their voice, and their hand, to other women?
January 24, 2019

13 Yoga Mantras to Bring Only Good Vibes

Mantras are powerful: They carry positive vibrations that reverberate throughout our entire being.