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There are all sorts of ways—books, TV shows, blogs—to work toward either physical fitness or personal zen, or some combination of the two. One that’s been around for thousands of years is yoga.  Read the rest of this entry »

Yoga in India

Yoga in India.  Photo by Coni Hörler

BY SUZANA ALTERO

Yoga has a cluster of techniques distributed through a variety of branches. Their objective is the same: to experience oneness with the underlying reality that is the basis of the external word. Though they aim for the same goal they use different approaches for their journeys. Read the rest of this entry »

Photo by Coni Hörler

Photo by Coni Hörler

By Roshan Palat

There is a lot of talk in Yoga circles today, of the watering down of Yoga by Yoga teaching institutes in alliance with an American registry of Yoga teachers. Accusations fly through the internet that the American registry has converted Yoga education into a vocational business. Read the rest of this entry »

BKS IYengar Yoga Institute, Pune, India. Photograph - Coni Hörler

By Inna Costantini

With the increasing number of studios offering yoga teacher training courses, in India and beyond, it can feel confusing when faced with choosing where to go. As a practitioner and teacher, I have become somewhat sceptical of the whole business of short, intensive Teacher Training courses.   Read the rest of this entry »

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By Prajakta Tambe

On the occasion of International Yoga Day, I would like to share a story of ‘how yoga changed my life’ with you . Most of the worthwhile things I’ve done in life have lead to fame. Previously, I was athlete by profession but never focused deeply on emotional and spiritual aspects.  Read the rest of this entry »

By Yarang Michi 

I was first introduced to yoga in 2009 when I was in Delhi. It was called Hatha yoga. Initially I started taking classes just for the physical benefits. However all those flows and poses from standing to balancing to inversions proved challenging which I had to perfect.  Read the rest of this entry »

 

INTERNATIONAL YOGA DAY STORY CONTEST

Yoga, they say is a good practice which helps to boost creativity and here’s just the contest to put that to test.  Read the rest of this entry »

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