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Book Recommendation: Meditation and Mantras

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I like this book a lot because I think Swami Vishnu-Devananda gives a short and to the point yet comprehensive introduction to different styles of mediation and mantras. Lots of very practical guidelines how to [...]

Book Recommendation: Yoga Mind and Body

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During my travels in Southern India I fell in love with Sivananda Yoga - a system of yoga quite different from the Vinyasa Flow Yoga that dominates yoga studio in the West. It integrates [...]

Book Recommendation: Functional Anatomy of Yoga

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I liked this book a lot because David has a talent to explain complex things in an understandable way. The illustrations are great and helped me to understand the key concepts of anatomy much better [...]

Chaturanga to Upward Facing Dog

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In this part of the series we move forward from chaturanga into upward facing dog and take a look at all those compensations by the shoulders and feet! It all comes down to one simple [...]

Book recommendation: Your Brain on Yoga

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Author Sat Bir Singh Khalsa, Ph.D, assistant professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School, has dedicated himself to clinical research on yoga and meditation for more than a decade. He offers scientific evidence about how [...]

Handstand practice

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Practicing handstands for me has a lot do to with focusing on the breath, being fully present, cultivating a sense of lightness and at the same time being alert and energized. I started doing [...]