Top Ten yoga Articles

Here are the top ten articles for the Yoga Site! These rankings are live and get reset at the beginning of each month, so check back often to see what your fellow visitors are most interested in!

1. Yoga and Depression
Yoga as a complementary therapy is useful in combating depression and other related mental health issues. There are a number of reasons why.

2. Sitali and Sitkari Pranayama
Sitali and Sitkari are ways to cool the body and mind, particularly useful in the heat of summer. Remember to practice in a unified way!

3. Padmasana and Its Friends
Lotus can be wonderful for a meditation pose, but it’s contraindicated for many people. You’ll need to experiment to find your perfect version - which may not be what you think it is!

4. Some Thoughts on OM
This small sound contains worlds. Take the time to respect its source, vibrations, and effects.

5. Kundalini Yoga
This style of yoga claims spiritual as well as physical benefits, and requires learning in person from trained teachers.

6. Caring for Your Yoga Mat
Your mat is like an extension of your body. Take care of it!

7. Four Works of Easwaran Eknath
These tomes will not end up in your giveaway pile!

8. Yoga Rising Review
Yoga is there for everyone, and yet so many feel unworthy. Melanie Klein's anthology focuses on yoga and body image, but on so much more.

9. A Physical or Spiritual Practice?
Do you practice yoga for its physical benefits or for its spiritual ones? How do you regard people who have the other opinion? An editorial for divided times.

10. The Bhagavad Gita
What is this epic poem, and why is it so central to yogic philosophy?

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