Growth of these qualities is a sure sign that your students are on the right path in their spiritual practice.
While the asanas are a great place to start, adding other yogic tools may help deepen spiritual growth and well-being.
Tadasana (Mountain Pose) is the posture that invokes Samasthiti. These poses are not different. They are the same.
Breathing specialist and yoga therapist Leslie Kaminoff offers advice for asthmatic kids.
We all suffer in this world, to one degree or another, but yoga offers ways to mitigate it. The first step is to become aware of the causes of suffering, which according to Patanjali's Yoga Sutra, are the five kleshas (CLAY-shas), a word meaning "pain, affliction, distress."
At the 2005 YJ Estes Park Conference, Sri BKS Iyengar encouraged students to keep striving—but to also realize that what we're searching for is already inside us.
Practice acceptance of your partner, even if he/she doesn't share your spiritual beliefs.
Getting comfortable using chanting and kirtan in your hatha yoga classes can take your teaching to new heights. Pick up the tools for incorporating chants into your classes in an authentic way.
Fingers and toes are charged with divine power, which, when intelligently accessed and properly applied, can intensify the transformative power of the practice.
So what does an ancient parable about snakes and lazy husbands have to do with your yoga practice?