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

February 19, 2020

13 Yoga Mantras to Bring Only Good Vibes

Mantras are powerful: They carry positive vibrations that reverberate throughout our entire being.
February 11, 2020
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Couples Who Yoga Together Stay Together

These three yogic guidelines are critical for sustaining a strong relationship with your partner.
January 30, 2020
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The Uphill Battle with Impermanence

Practice. Notice your words. Offer some gentleness to your anger, your fear, your weariness. Feel them rather than be them. They will all pass.
January 30, 2020

Will The Real Ashtanga Please Stand Up?

This eight-limbed path gives yogis a natural progression for spiritual evolution.
January 28, 2020

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.
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.
December 17, 2019

Get Inspired: Top 11 Yoga Podcasts For Teachers and Students

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.