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In this excerpt from Yoga With Weights for Dummies, author Sherri Baptiste provides tips on how to master posture alignment techniques for yoga with weights. They're great tips for a yoga practice without weights, too. More
In this excerpt from Yoga With Weights for Dummies, author Sherri Baptiste takes a look at some of the reasons you might explore to decide whether yoga with weights is right for you. You Haven’t Studied Yoga More
Yoga Body, Buddha Mind
In a life-threatening moment, Cyndi Lee's yoga practices came to her rescue. More
Peter Sterios didn’t think there was much beyond family, school, and competitive sports when he stumbled upon his first yoga class. His discovery? Yoga finds you right where you are, no previous enlightening experiences required. More
Traci Childress
After travelling to study Iyengar Yoga in Pune, India, Omega’s Being Yoga Conference lead developer, Traci Childress, discovered that yoga’s roots are ultimately deep within each of us. I drag my suitcase through the Mumbai airport, surprised at the ease with which I negotiate the crowded hall. When I arrived in India a month ago, the crowds made me breathless. Despite the fact that it’s not yet sunrise, the air in the building is thick with heat and humidity held over from the days prior. More
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Taking Charge of Change
When Beryl Bender Birch received a serious medical diagnosis, she was in denial. “I’m Beryl Bender Birch, I don’t do ‘hip replacements,’ much less osteoarthritis,” she said. Then an “aha” moment led her back to the practices that would help her heal. More
Mark Whitwell
After a long search, Mark Whitwell discovered that the truth he was seeking could not be found, because he never lost it.  More
Sharon Gannon
You, yes you, can be a yoga activist. Sharon Gannon shows you that true societal change begins by going within. More
In this excerpt from Yoga With Weights for Dummies, author Sherri Baptiste explains what yoga with weights is all about and how it can help you improve your health and well-being. Everyone can benefit from yoga-with-weights exercises. No matter how flexible you are, how old or young you are, whether you’re a paragon of good health or you’re just starting down the road to a healthier, happier lifestyle, yoga with weights can help. More
In yoga, self-inquiry is a trusted tool and the basis for action. Life is short. The burning question in yoga is: “What is the purpose of your life?” Setting the goal gives a direction. You can experiment and see what comes back to you as you move in this direction. You can stop and reassess. Is it still the right way? You can see what life gives you–the gifts and the challenges–and recognize the challenges as part of the gift. What are you are meant to do in this lifetime? Why were you born? What does it mean to die? What is supposed to happen in between? More

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