Official Journal of Integral Yoga® International

Founded in December 1969, Integral Yoga Magazine is a free monthly eMagazine featuring “Weekly Words of Wisdom” and all the same great content

it has for over 50 years: inspiring articles, program info, the latest news—and videos

Introduction to Integral Yoga®

An inspiring introduction to Integral Yoga: the wisdom teachings, global community, and international organization

 

Featured Posts

Living a Liberated Life

To understand a jivanmukta you have to become a jivanmukta. Jivanmukta means one who is alive and liberated. There is still karma but probably not their own karma. They perform actions for the sake of others. That’s also a karma. They are liberated souls, but not...

Seeking Something like Faith

The howl of a nor’easter blew against my house and rattled the windows. A rifle-like crack, roaring whoosh, and an earth-shaking thud shocked me fully awake. I assumed another tree had fallen. Finally, night gave way to grey dawn and I huddled around my coffee mug in...

The Integral Yoga End-of-Life Project 

Integral Yoga International just announced the launch of this new project and website. The website offers resources and the project also consists of a series of monthly workshops led by senior Integral Yoga teachers with expertise in various areas relating to...

A Tribute to Sylta Divyajyoti Kalmbach (1936 – 2022)

It was in 1991 that Yoga teacher Sylta Divyajyoti Kalmbach invited Swami Satchidananda to southern Portugal in 1991 to conduct an Integral Yoga retreat at her center, Quinta de Calma. This was the beginning of what would become a beautiful relationship between...

BOOK: The Be-Attitudes

New from Integral Yoga Publications: The Be-Attitudes   In this new book, Swami Satchidananda unpacks each of the Beatitudes from the "Sermon on the Mount" from a yogic perspective. With a foreword by Br. David Steindl-Rast, OSB, this new addition to the "Peter Max...

Nalanie Chellaram Honored with Gibraltar “Mayor’s Award”

Nalanie Chellaram, Integral Yoga master teacher and Integral Yoga Centre head, was recently honored with the "Mayor's Award" in Gibraltar. The Mayor’s Awards scheme is given to members of the public, either individuals or groups, who had served Gibraltar in...

The Art of Yoga

God created this world with the good intention of making all living beings lead a happy and peaceful life. All living beings seem to have the same intention. We don’t see any living being who doesn’t want to be happy. People work hard to have a long life of good...
Featured News
Yoga for Strong Bones-Part 1: May 14-15 Online

Yoga for Strong Bones-Part 1: May 14-15 Online

Discover how Yoga asana (posture) can help to build and maintain strong bones. Join Integral Yoga master teacher Satya Greenstone, E-RYT 500, C-IAYT for the Yoga for Strong Bones Part 1 online workshop, May 14 – 15, 2022. A 10-year study by Dr. Loren Fishman...

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Masters of Arts Degree in Yoga Studies

Masters of Arts Degree in Yoga Studies

The Graduate Yoga Studies Program at Loyola Marymount University provides deep study of the Yoga tradition from multiple perspectives through a Master of Arts degree, offered both in residential and low-residency formats. The graduate program is designed to help...

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Yoga Vacation in Lesvos, Greece – June 2022

Yoga Vacation in Lesvos, Greece – June 2022

Travel to the beautiful Greek island of Lesvos to enjoy a Yoga vacation from June 8 - 15, 2022, with like-minded spiritual seekers and guided Yoga practices with two of Integral Yoga's master teachers Ram Wiener, E-RYT 500 and Swami Divyananda Ma, E-RYT 500. At the...

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Explore Practice
A Short Guided Meditation/Relaxation Experience

A Short Guided Meditation/Relaxation Experience

Integral Yoga teacher Zac Parker leads a short meditative and relaxing experience that you can do to begin or end your day. It's also the perfect length to take a moment out of a stressful day or utilize during a work break, to drop into essence-nature and the peace...

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My Restless Savasana

My Restless Savasana

My time on the mat began with a few sporadic classes to balance out a new fitness regime. I was in my early thirties and began noticing my high metabolism was not all I could rely on to stay healthy. Group classes motivated me to go to the gym, and I mixed up my...

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How Meditation Can Help in Times of Loss and Heartbreak

How Meditation Can Help in Times of Loss and Heartbreak

In grief and loss, the mind is powerfully affected. The way we think is changed. The content of our thoughts is altered. Particularly in early and traumatic grief, we forget things, we lose things, we are distracted and inattentive. Alternatively, we can be utterly...

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Explore Lifestyle
​Compassionate Communication

​Compassionate Communication

If we pay attention to the world news, I think we can agree that our world is in dire need of more mindfulness, justice, and compassion. ​On an individual level, a deeply- entrenched sense of separation—​and the resulting insecurity—has given rise to so much mistrust...

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The Impulse to Love and Serve

The Impulse to Love and Serve

As we celebrate Black History Month in the U.S., and reflect on the actual meaning of Valentine’s Day, let us be inspired to answer the call to serve those in need. Saint Valentine’s life is just one enduring example of selfless service. Roses and chocolates aside,...

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Life as Art

Life as Art

What do you want to create? If your goal is to be useful to humanity, then it’s a creative goal. In fact, simply by thinking, we’re always creating something. But, our creation, our goal, should be useful to people. With that type of goal, you can do anything you...

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Explore Philosophy
Be As You Are—The Teachings of Sri Ramana Maharshi

Be As You Are—The Teachings of Sri Ramana Maharshi

David Godman (his family’s actual surname!) read a book in 1974 about the great sage and jnani, Sri Ramana Maharshi, and two years later traveled to his ashram in India. Since then, he has lived almost continuously in Tiruvannamalai, the town where Sri Ramana spent...

Kundalini: A Dynamic Force

Kundalini: A Dynamic Force

Yoga students should be very, very careful when it comes the kundalini. It is a dynamic force, part of the cosmic force, that is in everybody. It is something like a seed that is alive and has the quality to germinate into a big tree. But, if you break open the seed...

A Nondual Approach to the Niyamas

A Nondual Approach to the Niyamas

Retaining what we’ve learned about the yamas, we now train our attention on the niyamas which occur in sutra 2.32. When prefixed to a noun “ni” can be a negation. It also means “down, back, in, into, within.” Thus, niyama is traditionally rendered “observances”...

Explore Education
Integral Yoga Therapy Virtual Open House: May 14, 2022

Integral Yoga Therapy Virtual Open House: May 14, 2022

The Integral Yoga Therapy Certification Program is excited to announce their annual Virtual Open House on Saturday, May 14th from 12–1:30pm EST. The open house is a chance for all who are interested in better understanding what it takes to become an Integral Yoga...

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200-hour Integral Yoga Teacher Training – Summer 2022

200-hour Integral Yoga Teacher Training – Summer 2022

The next 200-hour Integral Yoga Teacher Training to be held at Satchidananda Ashram–Yogaville in central Virginia is from July 11 - August 7, 2022. This in-person training will be led by Integral Yoga master teacher Satya Greenstone, E-RYT 500, C-IAYT. Gain a strong...

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Explore Health
The Integral Yoga End-of-Life Project 

The Integral Yoga End-of-Life Project 

Integral Yoga International just announced the launch of this new project and website. The website offers resources and the project also consists of a series of monthly workshops led by senior Integral Yoga teachers with expertise in various areas relating to...

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The Intersection of Medicine and Spirituality

The Intersection of Medicine and Spirituality

In this video, Dr. Deepak Chopra and Dr. Dean Ornish, two longtime friends and medical doctors—who are also spiritual practitioners/teachers—discuss the intersection of medicine, Yoga, meditation, love and spirituality. They also explain how meditation and lifestyle...

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Unearthing the Roots of Suffering

Unearthing the Roots of Suffering

Many of us live in a culture that resists a quiet inward orientation. Our senses are constantly lured outward with flashy images, sound bites and all manner of entertainment, expressly designed to capture and keep our attention. It’s intoxicating and another example...

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