Driving through the Englewood neighborhood in Chicago, you would not expect to see a group of kids and adults doing sun salutations in a vacant lot. But these outdoor yoga classes—complete with someone standing guard for security—are one way...

Omega: You have described how people can respond to trauma by being anxious and hypervigilant (stuck “on”), or by being dissociated and spacy (stuck “off"). How do you lead a class that accommodates both of these reactions to...

Teaching yoga in schools is first and foremost about teaching yoga to children and youth. Being in conscious relationship with our students in this situation means being educated in youth development and able to adapt our teaching to the way...

Omega: Can you describe the basic principle of your yoga practice?

Madan: I’ve been teaching, researching, and coming up with new insights since 1969. Yoga has much more to offer than we think. We...

Game changer (noun): a person or idea that significantly affects the outcome of something

Do Your Own Work & Own Your...

Since we all spend so much time in our relationships, why not turn them into a yoga for getting free?

Living a spiritual life is a strategy for working on yourself for the benefit of all beings. That’s another way of saying that the...

All women, including models, yearn to discover their immense inner beauty and to find inspiration, as well as refuge, as gravity and time alter their outer bodies. Coming to a love of one’s self takes discipline, diligence, and dedication—all...

Yin Yoga teacher Biff Mithoefer has been part of Omega's community since 2003 and he says he takes Omega's support with him in all of his work.

"I feel the intention...