Yoga News

What is Yoga?

Yoga is a complete science of life that originated in India many thousands of years ago. It is the oldest system of personal development in the world, encompassing body, mind and spirit. The ancient yogis had a profound understanding of man essential

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Savasana

Savasana or Corpse position looks like the easiest pose, but it is actually the most challenging one . Why? Because we have to train our mind to focus on only one thing, our breath.  This is where yoga really begins.

Yoga Retreat in Peru

From Tiffany Schauer, August 2009
My yoga teacher, Monica Hornung, invited me to attend a yoga retreat in the Sacred Valley of Peru. I can’t imagine a more appropriate place to practice yoga than the magical mountains of the

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Shoulder Stand – Sarvangasana

The Shoulderstand is said to benefits all parts of the body, hence its Sanskrit name, which comes from “sarvanga” which means “ all parts”. According to Swami Sivananda there are three asanas, which alone will keep the body in perfect health:

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Forward Bend

The forward bend strengthens and lengthens the natural curve of your spine, creating space between the vertebrae. With practice your vertebras are properly aligned. It also helps your spine to bend further back in the opposite direction. This pose st

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