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.

Yoga On Location: 10,000 Buddha Mural

Yoga On Location: 10,000 Buddha Mural, Los Angeles Photo by David Young-Wolff

Yoga on Location: Ryan Orrico at 10,000 Buddha Mural Wall by Amanda Giacomini


Ryan Orrico is wearing shirt by SPIRITUALAF.COM.  Photographed in front of the 10,000 Buddha Mural by Amanda Giacomini. [email protected] in Venice […]

David Young-Wolff loves to tell a story in a single frame. Never satisfied with the ordinary, he strives to creat exciting images with a unique twist. In addition to his assignments, he is currently working on two other projects. One is Coming to LA, which involves photographing people who have moved to LA from other countries. He is also shooting photos to illustrate an upcoming book, Navajo Mothers, Navajo Daughters.
By | March 31st, 2016|Yoga in the World|0 Comments

Point Dume

By Elise Joan

Photos by Patricia Pena

dec14_adventures_elisejoanI’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 my own fear of heights (read: fear of falling from heights) by trekking to the […]

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

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

YOGA-covers LA Yoga Magazine September 2005

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 stalwart who brought Yoga into the lives of many across the […]

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

YOGA: The Art of Transformation Exhibit Review

2013GK4078YOGA: 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 leads to a revealing look at how we use the practice today.

Yoga class has increasingly become […]

By | April 14th, 2014|Yoga in the World|0 Comments

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

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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 in person with thousands more attending around the world via live stream broadcast.

This […]

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 to yoga; what the West has not yet seen is an accredited academic program devoted to […]

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

A Tribute to S. N. Goenka

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 sensation is the gateway to our understanding of the world, the systematic exploration of […]

Vanessa Harris is a writer, Associate Producer of Bhakti Fest, and the Editorial Coordinator at Bliss Network.
By | October 10th, 2013|Yoga in the World|0 Comments

A Global Celebration of Yoga Asana at the 2013 IYSF Championship