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

November 14, 2018

Rolling It Out: 2018 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 2018!
October 9, 2018
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How to Discover and Harness Drishti During a Yoga Class

Knowing how to set your drishti is an important technique for staying aware in a world of many distractions that you experience on a daily basis.
September 18, 2018

Ananda: Inside the World of Spiritual Retreat

Based on the teachings of Paramhansa Yogananda by his disciple, Ananda is rooted in the belief of leaving everything behind except for the present.
August 28, 2018

30 Instagram Captions That Every Yoga Teacher Can Relate To

Get inspired and have a laugh with these Instagram captions every yoga teacher can relate to!
August 13, 2018

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.
July 19, 2018

Divine Mother: Inside the World of Kali Ma Goddess

Kali Ma, the Divine Mother, the Dark Mother, the Terrible Mother. She is the Hindu goddess of time, creation, preservation, and destruction.
June 26, 2018

Spiritual Intimacy: What You Don’t Know About Tantric Yoga

Tantric Yoga is about reaching a healthy balance: recognizing the journey of your spirit, through the human experience, while becoming the person that you were meant to be.
June 18, 2018

Attention Yogis! It’s Time to Show Your Love for International Yoga Day

Whether or not you have participated in International Day of Yoga or are just learning about it—you probably have a few questions about this special day, this guide is here to help.