Yoga

Zubin: You are one of the founders of Off the Mat, Into the World®. In your view of yoga, there’s a big service component. Can you explain?

Hala: I think a healthy yoga practice is going to...

I thought I knew what to expect when I arrived (on time) at Abbie Galvin’s class. I’d read about the Katonah Yoga practice and heard other yogis speak highly about the New York City studio. But as I made my way into the bright, clean room, I...

Breast cancer patients and survivors have been practicing yoga as a form of complementary alternative medicine (CAM) for years. Recent research suggests that yoga can improve their lives both during and after treatment.

In April 2012, a...

It’s 8:55 a.m. and the subway from Brooklyn into Manhattan is paused on the bridge. I’m late for yoga class, a not so unfamiliar feeling, but this morning I don’t want to be late.

I’m attending class with a teacher I’ve “known” for years,...

In 2006, Rodney and I had the privilege of taking a few classes with B.K.S. Iyengar. When it came time for headstand, I informed the yoga master that I didn’t do...

Yoga teacher Carol Horton writes about her experience attending the third annual Yoga Service Conference (YSC), copresented by Omega and the Yoga Service Council, in the July/August issue of ...

"Sometimes your only available transportation is a leap of faith."—Margaret Shepard

This classic quote is inscribed on the cover of my two-year-old journal, which has chronicled my many interesting and often comical leaps of faith. The...

If you’ve experienced the benefits of yoga firsthand, you may be inspired to share it with the children in your life. After all,...

If you’re craving a deeper connection to yourself and the divine, one way to cultivate it is through a daily spiritual practice. In the yoga tradition, the Sanskrit term for this kind of spiritual practice is sadhana—and its benefits are worth...

Yoga and other mindfulness practices have been the subject of an increasing amount of research as they have become more popular in the West. For example, science now supports many of the benefits traditionally associated with yoga practice,...

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