Bringing the Yamas and Niyamas to Everyday Life

Yoga teachers often talk about “taking yoga off the mat,” but many Western yoga students have no idea how. It helps to understand the first two limbs of yoga, the yamas and niyamas, which are ethical guidelines for daily life. While there are many divergent yogic texts and philosophies, this explanation of the yamas and […]

The Five Yamas

THE FIVE YAMAS PATANJALI’S ASHTANGA YOGA The five moral ethics of Patanjali’s Ashtanga Yoga are the absolute foundation of yoga practice for people from all walks of life. Why? Because when you adhere to them your mind is a guilt free, easy going place that is ready to really focus on being and creating, two main […]