Niyama

by Helen Chandler There are eight limbs of Yoga. They are Yama (Restraints), Niyama (Observances), Asana (Posture), Pranayama (Breath/Energy control), Pratyahara (Turning the senses inward), Dharana (Concentration), Dhyana (Meditation) and Samadhi (Absorption). These...

Plant Your Tree

by Allegra Gulino¬† I consider tree pose (vrksasana) to be a quintessential yoga pose. The eye delights in its stately beauty and sense of wisdom. It’s simple, yet challenging to practice. It fills one with a powerful sense of unity with nature and all of being....