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. T Krishnamacharya
The way you practice yoga was transformed by the work of this man nearly a century ago.
2. A Sacral Chakra Sequence
Lack of creativity? Addiction issues rearing their heads? Try this quick practice to balance your sacral chakra (Svadhisthana)
3. Research on Yoga and Creativity
How does one measure inspiration? How can scientists study creative intelligence? Of late, science appears to back both yogic philosophy and anecdotal evidence.
4. Review of Every Body Yoga
When you think about yoga classes, what do the people on the mats look like? Are they the stereotypical affluent, skinny white women or does your mental map of yoga encompass more? How does the experience of a fat, Black thirty-something fit?
5. Yoga and Cultural Appropriation
When we practice yoga, do we show respect for the culture from which it came?
6. Book Review of Bent
This memoir looks at yoga in the context of everyday life. Chaos? Fear? Joy? Serenity? Yes to all of these.
7. Returning to Your Roots in Meditation
Many of us consider meditation to be something new to learn, an esoteric practice separate from how we have been raised. But is that always true? What can we learn from the spiritual traditions of our youth?
8. A Sequence for Learning Seated Twists
This progression will allow you to work towards the Marichyasana and Ardha Matsyendrasana poses.
9. An Introduction to the Doshas
An understanding of these energies is central to comprehending Ayurvedic philosophy.
10. Traditional Chinese Medicine and Yin Yoga
Ayurveda and Traditional Chinese Medicine are similar systems, but they emphasize different ways of caring for the body. This is then reflected in the differences between traditional and Yin Yoga.
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