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

August 1, 2017
trust your breath

Rhythmic Breathing: How Much Do You Trust Your Next Breath?

In yoga, you learn to tune into your breath and allow your body to connect to the rhythm of your breathing. One of the only ways to ensure a healthy […]
February 2, 2017
yoga authenticity

The Secret Life of a Yoga Instructor Beyond the Classroom

Yoga teaches us to recognize authenticity—but along the way, sometimes we accumulate false ideas of how this authenticity should be expressed.
December 7, 2016
increase income with yoga

Why Yogis Are Talking Bizzness [Free Digital Summit & Webinar]

Bizzy Yogi is an online program that provides yogis with the information they need to be unstoppable entrepreneurs and successful business owners.
November 23, 2016
holiday yoga gifts

Rolling it Out: 2016 Yoga Holiday Gift Guide

The holiday season is here, and getting the perfect gift can be a beautiful way to show your gratitude and love for the yogi in your life.
September 23, 2016
east meets west - yoga

Eastern vs. Western Yoga: What’s the Difference?

When it comes to yoga both the East and the West share the same overall goal. However, there are still many differences when it comes to the yoga practice.
September 20, 2016
mind over matter - yoga

The Art of Focusing: How to Practice Object Meditation

Object meditation is the art of focusing the mind on one particular thing. Once focused it becomes easier for the mind to release into a place of emptiness.
September 9, 2016
7th chakra

Yogic Practices for Sahasrara Activation

Deemed a chakra by some and not by others, sahasrara is the final point where the kundalini can manifest.Try these yogic practices to activate sahasrara!
August 30, 2016
6th chakra

Yogic Practices for Ajna Activation

Ajna chakra is the channel through which a yogi comes to understand the true nature of their existence. Try these yogic practices to activate ajna chakra!