The true gifts of yoga are byproducts of the practice
Embracing cleanliness—in more than just its most obvious expressions—can transform your life.
Here are three ways to practice Tapas in a balanced way—without burning out.
Bookmark this practice for all of those stressful days.
Avidya—knowing something but misinterpreting or misunderstanding it—can lead to suffering. Here's how to boost your powers of perception.
If you're gasping for breath or generating pain to maneuver your body into a posture, ask yourself: Am I providing my body what it is asking for, or am I following a sequence of prescribed postures?
On a beach trip, Rina Deshpande is reminded of pratyahara, the retracting of the senses.
Move your body slowly and find stillness with Rina Deshpande.
It wasn't something that transpired on a mat—it was a way of life.
Yoga teacher Rina Deshpande shares her perspective on creating a holistic practice.
Yoga teacher Rina Deshpande explains how each of the yama—or yoga's primary tenets—relates to the other yama and broader yoga philosophy.
Yoga teacher Rina Deshpande explains how practicing satya, or truthfulness, can help liberate you.
Yoga teacher Rina Deshpande offers another perspective on non-theft.
Feel like you're holding onto things a little too tightly? The yama aparigraha, or non-gripping, offers wisdom on how to release your grasp.
Rina Deshpande's perspective as an Indian-American yoga teacher may make you reconsider what you wear on the mat.
You can modify and take breaks for recovery, but here's why the physical practice of yoga is so important.
Here, teacher Rina Deshpande reveals the multi-faceted meanings of asteya (non-stealing).
When we place our hands together at heart center and say "namaste," what are we really saying? Rina Deshpande explains.
A myriad of historical information exists, so let’s start with building a foundation.
A first-generation Indian-American yoga and mindfulness researcher and teacher reflects on what feels misrepresented and appropriative to her in modern yoga.