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 People - De Jur Jones
Devoted to making a difference in the world, De Jur lives her yoga on a daily basis.

2. Cobra, Sphinx, and Seal Poses
These asana will help to open your chest and throat and access Vishuddhi chakra or several meridian lines in Traditional Chinese Medicine. Cobra is an essential part of Sun Salutations, while Sphinx and Seal are integral Yin poses.

3. Arm Modifications in Asana
Here are some ideas for modifying the arm movements when practicing asana.

4. Om Purnam
A mantra connected to the sacred Upanishad, this Sanskrit phrase is both beautiful and calming.

5. Yoga During Pitta Season
Summertime means that the living should be easy! Bring this concept to your yoga practice.

6. Balance Poses with Props
a general explanation of why props are especially important when learning balancing poses.

7. Aparigraha
Aparigraha is the final yama, or restraint, in Patanjali's Eight Limbs of Yoga. As such, it's arguably the most difficult, drawing from the other four for skillfull execution.

8. Three Shoulder Openers Using a Strap
Our shoulders tighten up in reaction to many different stimuli, and it’s helpful to know how to stretch them out when necessary. Enter the humble yet mighty yoga strap.

9. Using a Wall As a Prop
Have your practiced with a wall before? You should try it!

10. Virabhadrasana III
This is not a beginner pose, but modifications and props can help one access the various movements.

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