Yoga in the World

A collection of quick highlights of yoga happening around the globe. Teasers with links out to full articles, yoga business news of interest, where yoga is showing up in schools, prisons, corporations, resorts, ads, films and tv shows, etc.

Point Dume

By Elise Joan

Photos by Patricia Pena

I’ve learned that there is neither magic nor adventure found in our comfort zone. The magic happens on the edge. In this spirit, I faced […]

By |December 19th, 2014|Yoga in the World|0 Comments

B.K.S. Iyengar, Master of Yoga and Beloved Guru Dies at 95

After hearing of the death of beloved yoga guru B.K.S Iyengar, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted, “Generations will remember Shri BKS Iyengar as a fine Guru, scholar & a […]

By |August 21st, 2014|Yoga in the World|0 Comments

YOGA: The Art of Transformation Exhibit Review

YOGA: The Art of Transformation at the Asian Art Museum in San Francisco provides a rare and gracefully concise glimpse into the early foundations of the yoga practice. This […]

By |April 14th, 2014|Yoga in the World|1 Comment

Naam Yoga’s Super Class in Mexico City Sets New Record

On January 26th, Naam Yoga hosted a record setting gathering at The Angel of Independence Monument in Mexico City.
The free Naam Yoga Super Class was attended by nearly 20,000 people […]

By |January 29th, 2014|Yoga in the World|0 Comments

LMU Launches Master’s Degree in Yoga Studies

Every true invention garners the same response: I can’t believe that doesn’t exist already—how is that possible?  This just happened to yoga.

While we think we’ve seen everything when it comes […]

By |December 7th, 2013|Yoga in the World|1 Comment

A Tribute to S. N. Goenka

Satya Narayan Goenka
(January 30, 1924 – September 29, 2013)
Vipassana is a method of meditation in which the mind and body is understood by turning awareness to the senses. Holding that […]

By |October 10th, 2013|Yoga in the World|0 Comments

A Global Celebration of Yoga Asana at the 2013 IYSF Championship

Out of the eight petals of yoga, the only petal that is exhibitive is the yoga asanas whereas the other petals are very individual and personal. As such there is […]

By |June 13th, 2013|Yoga in the World|4 Comments

Championing Life Through Yoga Asana

Two people – two different stories. Two parallel personal accounts of struggle, breakthrough, and a hopeful future. The catalyst for their transformation: participating in Yoga Asana Championships.

Since 2003, a series […]

By |May 30th, 2013|Yoga in the World|0 Comments

Championing Yoga Asana in Los Angeles

 

She steps onto the stage, bows in Namaste to the judges and audience, turns to the right and announces the first Asana, “Standing Head to Knee pose.” Except for the […]

By |January 27th, 2013|Yoga in the World|0 Comments

Naam Yoga Hosts World’s Largest Yoga Session

Yoga Session Held in Mexico City to Inspire Peace

Could you imagine practicing yoga with 15,000 people? This was the scene in what is purported to be the world’s largest yoga […]

By |November 28th, 2012|Yoga in the World|0 Comments