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Baron Baptiste
Here's an exercise from yoga teacher Baron Baptiste, based on an old Cherokee story, to help you take a stand for an extraordinary life. More
Sharon Gannon Talking to Student
Karma is a Sanskrit word that means action. Karma Yoga is a practical method to ensure that our actions cause good effects. Most of our actions are preceded by a thought or intention. The intention behind any action is always more important than the action itself, as the intention contains the seed of the action’s results. We can undertake an action with a selfish or selfless intention, and each will produce different results, even if it is the same action. As we learn to pay attention to our thoughts and actions, we can begin to shift them from being about ourself to being about others. More
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
Rob Schware, the executive director for Give Back Yoga Foundation recently interviewed lawyer Bob Altman for Huffington Post about why he decided to change his life's work. In 2008, Bob Altman attended an Off the Mat, Into the World intensive here at Omega Institute. That experience inspired him to wind down his law practice and put him on the path to yoga service by starting Grounded for Good, a yoga service initiative offering yoga and mindfulness classes to homeless youths in Atlanta. 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
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. 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