Yoga Stories

When I went to Pune, India, I had seven years of arduous practice under my belt. It was 1987 and I was on my way to study yoga with the master himself, B.K.S. Iyengar. I thought I was ready, but I was secretly worried about two basic postures—...

In a life-threatening moment, Cyndi Lee's yoga practices came to her rescue.

It came without warning right at the beginning of the day trip down the river. I really don't like water,...

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...

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....

One February day in 2002 on the East End of Long Island, when there was a break in the dreary grey winter cold, the sun came out and the temperature went up into the high 40s. I went out for a very easy ride on my mountain bike with a friend. I’...

After a long search, Mark Whitwell discovered that the truth he was seeking could not be found, because he never lost it. 

One night about 40...

You, yes you, can be a yoga activist. Sharon Gannon shows you that true societal change begins by going within.

When I moved to New York City, I began attending...

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