When I tell people I am a Yoga Therapist I get all sorts of questions about yoga. Many people think that it takes certain type of person to do yoga. I think it is every person with the exception of the person that doesn't want to try yoga. My Top 5 Yoga Myths There is a list of myths in people’s heads as to what yoga is and how it should be practiced. As noted in the picture above, the poses are really a small part of Yoga. 1) Yoga is a Religion: This is perhaps the most co
Along with myths, there is a bit more to yoga than meets the eye, or body. Yoga actually consists of 8 limbs (parts) and you can do one of them or all of them. The limbs include: 1) Yamas
Yama is your attitude towards others and the world around you. There are 5 yamas: Ahimsa or non-violence Satya or truthfulness. Asteya or non-stealing. Bramacharya or non-lust. Aparigraha or non-possessiveness. 2) Niyamas Niyama is how you treat yourself or your attitude towards yourself.