Category Archives: Health

Is Pain Inevitable?

Is Pain Inevitable?

By Beth Hinnen

In this final article of a series looking at several of Patanjali’s sutras, we come to quite an amazing one buried in the Second Pada: pain that has not yet come is avoidable (2.16). This … Full Story

The Koshas as Yoga Therapy

The Koshas as Yoga Therapy

Swami Vidyananda, senior Integral Yoga monasticBy Swami Vidyananda

In the world today, most people approach the study of Yoga through the asanas (physical postures). And for many schools, that’s where the study of Yoga ends. People want to be healthy and have a trim physique. … Full Story

New Study Shows Yoga Has Healing Powers

New Study Shows Yoga Has Healing Powers

Screen Shot 2014-02-11 at 1.30.45 PMNational Geographic reports on a new study: In the largest study of yoga that used biological measures to assess results, it seems that those meditative sun salutations and downward dog poses can reduce inflammation, the body’s way of reacting to … Full Story