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

December 19, 2019
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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.
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Get your daily dose of inspiration, and education—here are 11 yoga podcasts for teachers and students that you will be sure to love.
December 12, 2019

10 Holiday Mantras That Will Help Motivate You

Here are 10 holiday mantras to help you experience the holidays with love and joy that comes from humbleness and self-acceptance.
December 5, 2019

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The second step on Patanjali's yogic path encourages personal development.
November 26, 2019
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Rolling It Out: 2019 Yoga Holiday Gift Guide

Whether you're shopping for a yoga bro, yogini, or both, beYogi has got you covered with the best yoga gifts of 2019.
October 29, 2019

Marketing Hacks That Every Yoga Instructor Needs to Know About

As with yoga, marketing yourself and your yoga business takes patience, focus, and awareness. Each yoga instructor and yoga studio has its own brand that sets it apart. Take the time to find what sets you apart and move forward with confidence and mindfulness.
October 15, 2019
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Embrace Your Fall Yoga Practice by Making These Simple Changes

Embrace the season of change by making these few simple changes to your fall yoga practice.
September 19, 2019
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The History of Yoga: What You Need to Know About This Ancient Practice

The practice of yoga is one that is deeply rooted in ancient history and tradition. Here is an outline of the history of yoga and what you need to know about the ancient practice.