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When life gets frenetic, it can be easy to lose yourself. Here's what you need to remember.
A myriad of historical information exists, so let’s start with building a foundation.
New to Sanskrit? Great—start here! We’ve handpicked the essential vocabulary words for beginners.
Pick up these essential Sanskrit tips, and you’ll never mispronounce “hatha” again.
Turns out, there’s not actually an English equivalent for every Sanskrit word. Find out which common yoga words you may not be fully understanding.
Hate to break it to you, but if you find alignment of asanas more interesting than exploring their Sanskrit meanings, you’re missing out on some major benefits on the mat…
When it comes to Sanskrit, there are at least two camps of yogis—those who use it and those who don’t. Here’s why we’re with the traditionalists on this one.
Ever wonder what you're chanting during yoga class that always seems to instill a profound sense of calm? Take a look at the neuroscience behind how mantras make potent additions to your yogic practices, and find one that works best for you.
Remove the intimidation factor from your yoga practice and join yoga teacher Richard Rosen as he teaches you how to pronounce four common Sanskrit words.
Give context to your yoga practice with Sanskrit terminology from yoga teacher Richard Rosen.
If you have questions, confusion, or general discomfort with chanting, San Francisco bhakti yoga teacher Janet Stone can answer them.
This five-part series explores the insight "American Sniper" offers into the yoga of war, the mind of a veteran, and the practices crucial to finding the next mission.
Lead with your heart and embrace the universe with bhakti yoga and kirtan chanting.
One man found his authentic voice by singing for inspiration. Here's his advice for following tradition while finding your own creative expression.
An American kirtan revolution turns chanting God's name into something hip as well as holy.
Not sure if it’s pronounced cha-kra or “sha”-kra? Everything you learned about how to pronounce Sanskrit may be wrong. Here’s how to get this surprisingly simple language right, plus how it can deepen your practice.
Tadasana (Mountain Pose) is the posture that invokes Samasthiti. These poses are not different. They are the same.
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.
It's a central debate in the West: should we use the Sanskrit names when we teach? You may be surprised to learn just how many reasons there are to do so.
Learn why you should vocalize your mantras instead of silently thinking them to benefit the heart and the central nervous system.