Yoga Therapy: Teaching Students with Ailments
By Mark Stephens In this article, renowned teacher and author Mark Stephens gives our readers insight into modern Yoga therapy’s roots and an overview of how Yoga teachers and therapists can work with students who have physical problems such Full Story
Helpful Hints for the Practice of Yama and Niyama
By Swami Karunananda The first two limbs of Raja Yoga are called yama and niyama. They consist of five precepts each and constitute the ethical foundation of Yoga. Sri Swami Satchidananda said: “All spiritual life should be based on these pr Full Story
Peter Max: Happy 80th Birthday to Integral Yoga Founding Member & Pop Artist Icon
On Thursday, October 19th, 2017, legendary Pop artist icon Peter Max turns 80! Peter, who was given the Sanskrit name "Atman" (divine soul) by Swami Satchidananda, is Integral Yoga's first founding member. Max hosted Swami Satchidananda's first visit Full Story
Four Locks, Four Keys: A Simple Approach to Relationships
By Beth Hinnen When I first studied Raja Yoga, or Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras, in my Yoga Teacher Training Class of 2001 at the Integral Yoga Institute, New York City, I clearly remember Swami Ramananda saying something like, “First your mind Full Story
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 is very similar to, I would even say, Full Story
Yoga for Diabetes
By Rachel Zinman In her book, Yoga for Diabetes: How to Manage Your Health with Yoga and Ayurveda, Yoga teacher Rachel Zinman presents a highly motivational and personalized guide that will enable readers to incorporate Yoga into their daily d Full Story