Ever since Albert Mohler, president of the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, spoke out against Christians doing yoga, the blogosphere has gone wild. If you haven't heard about it yet, the story revolves around an article on Mohler's website, where he...
Yoga Journal interviews Stephen Cope, founder and director of Kripalu's Institute for Extraordinary Living.
Yoga educator Leslie Kaminoff believes that the breath and the lab of the human body are our greatest teachers.
Having studied many forms of yoga–Ashtanga, Iyengar, and Viniyoga–and popularized Yin Yoga, Sarah Powers has created a custom practice that she calls Insight Yoga.
A study at West Virginia University found mindfulness training exercises such as yoga, controlled breathing, meditation, and tai chi can help people handle stressful situations, according to an article on CNN.com. The study followed 103 participants, half of which were...
By pointing us toward those parts of ourselves that we have rejected, Goddess Kali inspires us to transform and find inner strength.
If you are interested in infusing your asana practice with a sense of devotion, consider introducing a few simple rituals.
See the Divine in everything, when you practice bhakti, the yoga of devotion.
If so, check out the new podcast Buddhist Geeks (www.fallingfruit.tv/buddhistgeeks/), a weekly web radio show intent on introducing spirituality to a younger audience via interviews with Buddhist teachers and scholars. Based in Boulder, Colorado, the show is hosted by 24-year-old...
Vishnu lives in luxury, but the Hindu god abandons his opulent ways to save the world from evil.
Invoking your inner goddess isn't a girl thing—it's a chance to tap into the deepest source of empowerment, creativity, and happiness.
A personal crisis can be a gift on the path to spiritual maturity. Learn to accept this gift, and you'll feel reborn.
One woman's story of finding her happiness through owning less and living more will inspire you to kick your material habits to curb.
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.
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.
Use this primer to a key concept in Taoist philosophy to grasp how yoga affects the crucial tissues of the body, including muscles, bones, and connective tissue.
Doug Swenson created Sadhana Yoga, a holistic approach to yoga that connects the vital life force energy of exercise with the spiritual flow of the universe.
The Bhagavad Gita recommends developing our detachment muscles by working them day by day, starting with the small stuff. Here’s how to do it in five stages.
As much as we might like to, we can't force love to happen. But we can understand its many levels and connect more easily to its source.
Surrendering to the unknown is less frightening if you have faith that something will catch you when you fall—whatever name you call it by.
Traditionally, the goal of a spiritual practice has been to attain enlightenment, but is that what today's seekers are really after?
More travelers than ever before are seeking illumination rather than sightseeing. Here, 6 ideas for turning travel into a spiritual journey.