Yoga Psychology – What is Yoga – A System of Personal Inquiry and Experience

According to the book Practical Yoga Psychology by Dr. Rishi Vivekananda, yoga is a system of personal inquiry and experience that began when humans started asking questions of self-discovery when they first became aware. Dr. Vivekananda explains how yoga is ancient because it dates back to when humans started having a desire to understand the body and…

Yoga Psychology – What is Yoga?

That is a great question! Yoga means many things to a variety of people all across the globe. Some people might wonder how yoga can help them accomplish what they want in life and what yoga practices can they use to accomplish this? Others may wonder what is this practice of yoga and why has…

5 Rules for Yoga Instructors

There have been five paramount rules taught to me by Dr. Rajasekharan: First, is never to compare myself and compete against another yoga instructor.  To do so goes against the essence of yoga. The purpose of yoga is to elevate spiritual consciousness by cleansing and controlling prana. This allows for a deeper connection to our…