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

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 12, 2019
Parvati and Shiva

Parvati and Shiva: A Love Story to Manifest Inner Power

This story shows us we can manifest our desires into reality, but we have to be willing to do the work.
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?
February 19, 2019
ishvara-pranidhana

To Conquer Ishvara Pranidhana, Surrender (Is) Your Weapon

"Through wholehearted dedication, we become intoxicated with the Divine." —Nischala Joy Dev
January 24, 2019

13 Yoga Mantras to Bring Only Good Vibes

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