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Rearranging Ideas about Yoga

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What yoga is, does, and represents is sometimes open to controversy. B. K. S. Iyangar, founder of one of the popular versions of Hatha Yoga, said of yoga that it is a light that once turned on will never grow faint. Misconceptions about Yoga Yoga’s detractors believe in several misconceptions about yoga that keep them…

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Getting to Know Your Massage Therapist

Most people who opt for a career in massage therapy do so because they want a career that allows them to offer a meaningful service to people that has a hands-on approach to it. Massage therapy offers an opportunity for people to enter into a profession that allows them to express caring and concern for…

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Rearranging Ideas about Yoga

What yoga is, does, and represents is sometimes open to controversy. B. K. S. Iyangar, founder of one of the popular versions of Hatha Yoga, said of yoga that it is a light that once turned on will never grow faint. Misconceptions about Yoga Yoga’s detractors believe in several misconceptions about yoga that keep them…

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The Use of Yoga Props to Help with Asanas

Paraphrasing a quote about yoga whose author is unknown, “Blessed be the flexible, for never shall they be bent out of shape.” Attaining that flexibility is often easier with the use of yoga props. Why yoga practitioners use yoga props Yoga props are objects that help yoga practitioners strengthen, stretch, or balance the body as…

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Choosing a Style of Yoga to Practice (Part 3)

The practice of yoga is not mastering the perfect asana (or pose), but of using each pose to better understand and transform yourself. Yoga is all at once mastery over the body, mind and spirit, and submission of the body, mind and spirit to a higher level of consciousness where all the answers to all…

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