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Himalaya Yoga Valley, Goa India

Himalaya Yoga Valley have been training Yoga teachers at our centre in Goa for over a decade and in that time have...

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Retreat Yourself: The World’s Best Yoga Escapes

With so many yoga escapes, finding your ideal retreat can be a challenge. Here, some favourites recommended by esteemed yogis from Australia and beyond... Byron...



5 Mudras You Should Know

Learn what a mudra is and why they are indispensable tools for happiness. By Melanie Schoor


Does Ahimsa Mean I Can't Eat Meat?

Does Ahimsa Mean I Can’t Eat Meat?

FOR SEVERAL YEARS in the 199os, I lived in Chennai, India, and had the privilege of studying every day with the great yoga master...
How Yoga Saved My Life

Healing From the Heart

1999. CORONADO, CALIFORNIA My back is broken. Fifth vertebra snapped when I fell off a ledge while battening down windows during a tropical storm....
Are you ready to embark on the journey? On the edge of a shift, ready to delve into the relationship between body, mind and soul? Are you looking for a career change or to deepen...


Side Plank Pose

Side Plank Pose: Step by Step Instructions

  The full version of Vasisthasana, as taught by BKS Iyengar, with the top leg raised perpendicular to the floor, is beyond the capacity of...

High Lunge

  High Lunge: Step-by-Step Instruction From Uttanasana (Standing Forward Bend), bend your knees and, with an inhale, step your left foot back toward...

Eagle Pose

(gah-rue-DAHS-anna) Garuda = the mythic “king of the birds,” the vehicle of Vishnu. The word is usually rendered into English as “eagle,” though according to...

Eight-Angle Pose

  (ahsh-tah-vah-krahs-anna) asta = eight vakra = bent, curved Eight-Angle Pose: Step-by-Step Instructions Stand in Tadasana (Mountain Pose), with your feet separated a bit wider than...
dolphin pose

Dolphin Pose

  Dolphin Pose: Step-by-Step Instructions To start dolphin pose, come onto the floor on your hands and knees. Set your knees directly below...
Bharadvaja's Twist

Bharadvaja’s Twist

(bah-ROD-va-JAHS-anna), Bharadvaja = one of seven legendary seers, credited with composing the hymns collected in the Vedas Bharadvaja’s Twist: Step-by-Step Instructions Sit on...
Warrior 1

Warrior I Pose

Virabhadra’s Pose is also known as the Warrior Pose (there are three variation of Warrior, of which this is customarily numbered I). It may...

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Twists and Triangles

This plan for optimal knee health includes balancing the actions of Trikonasana with its revolved version.
Ankle Joint

Get to Know the Ankle Joint

This joint plays an important role in knee and foot health, balance, and more. Here’s what you need to know about your ankles. Your ankles...

Anatomy and Physiology for yoga teachers: Fundamental Foundations

Deepening your knowledge of anatomy and physiology We all know the positive effects yoga can have on our physical and mental health. And we love...


Positive Spin

When you focus on simple actions, this challenging twist becomes sweetly calming.

Fly High

Let yourself be an expression of joy and beauty as you open your heart in Vasisthasana.

Peak Form

By carefully carving a pathway to Ardha Chandra Chapasana, you’ll reach new heights in your body and mind.


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