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Hundreds of millions of people practice yoga across the globe, but do we know where it comes from? Find out more at http://bookretreats.com/blog/patanjali-didnt-create-yoga-meet-infographic/

Hundreds of millions of people practice yoga across the globe, but do we know where it comes from? Find out more at http://bookretreats.com/blog/patanjali-didnt-create-yoga-meet-infographic/

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9 Relaxing Stretches You Can Do in Bed

“To be grounded is to be connected to our emotional-electrical currents, to the waves of our needs and images and the rhythms of actions which comprise our physical-psychic processes: the rhythms of the human and the natural ground.” Stanley Keleman

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I recently met with my teacher for continuing education and when I asked him what he wanted me to focus on in my practice, he lead me right back to the Eight Limbs (Raja Yoga). We didn't discuss advanced Asana, the Bhagavad Gita or practice my Sanskrit. We talked about life and how focused I am on the Eight Limbs, applied to my life.

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Community Post: Top 19 Yoga Blogs You Should Be Following On Tumblr

Patanjali's 8 Limbs of Yoga ------------ 1. Sanskrit Yamas: Ahimsa, Satya, Asteya, Brahmacharya, Aparigraha 2. Sansrit Niyamas: Saucha, Santosha, Tapas (also means 'heat'), Svadhyaya, Ishvarapranidhana

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Brief Modern History of Yoga & Gurus In Unassuming Packages

Time Magazine. The Science of Yoga. It was several years ago and I still have it. Great article.

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Origins of Yoga It is a little-known fact that Yoga first began in Africa, specifically Kemet (ancient Egypt). Yoga, which means union, is for everybody. I would like to see people of African descent reclaim this ancient holistic practice for themselves and incorporate it into their modern lives.

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It’s believed Yoga originated in India 5,000 or more years ago. In the early 1920s archaeologists discover...

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