Posts Tagged: yamas

Yoga for Difficult Times: Ahimsa

Yoga offers ancient solutions to modern problems. But you could also say yoga offers ancient solutions to ancient problems, because when things go sideways in our lives, the themes are as old as the sun. Grief, loss, disappointment, illness, anger, pain, frustration, loneliness: none of these are unique to the modern world. Your girlfriend may… {read more}

The Eight Limbs of Yoga: Yamas and Niyamas

Many people in the west are first introduced to yoga by way of a yoga asana (posture) class in a yoga studio, gym, or community centre. If they continue on with their asana practice, they may learn a little about breathing techniques and meditation, but unless they seek out deeper studies in yoga, the emphasis… {read more}