Yoga: How We Serve Women in Maximum Security Prisons

This is an interview with Rikki Donahoe, who has been teaching yoga at the Camille Griffin Graham maximum security prison for women in Columbia, S.C. since May 2008. In July 2008 she added four classes per week teaching Patanjali's Yoga

Sri Ramana Maharshi - The Inner Self

"That inner Self, as the primeval Spirit,  Eternal, ever effulgent, full and infinite Bliss,  Single, indivisible, whole and living,  Shines in everyone as the witnessing awareness.That self in its splendour, shining in the cavity of the heart  This self is

New York Hospital Opens Door for Kids Yoga

Kids are surrounded every day by computer screens, cell phones, video games, and much overstimulation. Beth Israel Medical Center in New York says they have found an effective anti-dote to help ground kids and settle their often hyperactive minds: Kids

Yoga Offers Relief for Insomnia in Post-Menopausal Women

Insomnia affects more than 70 million Americans, according to the U.S. Center for Disease Control, enough to qualify insomnia as a public epidemic. The majority of those affected are women; insomnia in particular becomes increasingly common as women enter menopause. 

Swami Vivekananda: Every Being Is Divine

"We believe that every being is divine, is God. Every soul is a sun covered over with clouds of ignorance; the difference between soul and soul is owing to the difference in density of these layers of clouds." ~ Swami

See Progress - Are Some Things Getting Better?

The Practice: See progress.Why? There are always things that are getting worse. For example, over the past year, you probably know someone who has become unemployed or ill or both, and there’s more carbon in the atmosphere inexorably heating up

Study: Yoga Therapy Shows Promise in Treatment of Mental Illness

Studies have shown yoga asanas to be effective in treating depression, anxiety and psychological distress. According to a recent research review, yoga therapy may be a helpful complement in the treatment of one of the most challenging mental health disorders

Yoga for Anorexia: How I Went from 58 Pounds and Nearly Dead to Healthy, Happy and Loving Life

Fifteen-year-olds aren’t supposed to have strokes. At least that’s what I thought. I try not to think about it too much. Even now, I only have bits and pieces; shards of memories that somehow remained intact even through the trauma