Live from Kula Space Music Review

Donna De Lory uplifts in her latest album Live from Kula Space.

“Playing music is my yoga, it’s my bliss. When I play, I get lost in the music, my mind stops, I am in the moment, and I am free. This is a place I never want to leave.” This quote from acclaimed […]

Joe Kara enjoys a double life working in music and teaching Yoga in Hollywood and the Valley. He plays a little bass, too. @JoeKaraYoga
By | March 31st, 2016|Music|0 Comments

Love in Action: Kate Duyn Cariati

Kate Duyn Cariati shares a practice inspired by a lifetime of exploration and self expression.

A small girl sits on the floor, swirling in circles while watching Wonder Woman. Not a child of yogis, her body intuitively loves to make shapes and move. Today she still teaches this circling […]

Ally Hamilton is a Santa Monica based yoga teacher, author and life coach, who connects daily with yogis all around the world via her online yoga classes. She’s the co-creator of She’s the mama of two amazing kids and one energetic Labradoodle. Her first book, Open Randomly: Fortune Cookies for the Soul is available on Amazon, and her next book, Yoga’s Healing Power: Looking Inward for Change, Growth and Peace is due from Llewellyn Worldwide in August 2016.
By | March 30th, 2016|Teacher Profiles|0 Comments

Walking as Yoga Practice

With winter in the rearview mirror, it’s a breath of fresh air to get active outdoors—and walk.

The first Wednesday in April even marks the American Heart Association’s National Walking Day, kicking off a month of initiatives to encourage people to put one foot in front of the other for at least 30 minutes […]

Juliet Kaska is a Los Angeles based fitness expert, owner of JK Zen Fitness, and spokesperson for Vionic shoes:;
By | March 29th, 2016|Yoga|0 Comments

Dub Mantra Sangha Music Review


Dub Mantra Sangha is the aptly titled new release from musician and producer Joss Jaffe.

Sangha is the Sanskrit word for community, and this release sees Joss bring together 15 guest musicians, representing five languages and three continents, to form a multi-cultural jubilee of mantra, musicianship, and creativity. Some of these languages are represented in […]

Joe Kara enjoys a double life working in music and teaching Yoga in Hollywood and the Valley. He plays a little bass, too. @JoeKaraYoga
By | October 26th, 2015|Music|0 Comments

A Beginner’s Guide to Happiness

A Beginner's Guide to Happiness by Ira Israel, LA YOGA Magazine, October 2015Ira Israel, renowned psychotherapist and mindfulness teacher, guides us on an uplifting journey to explore the never-ending quest for happiness.

As children, we develop survival tools, which carried into adulthood can hinder our ability to show […]

By | September 30th, 2015|cds & dvds|0 Comments

Cave Optional

By Dean Sluyter

Once upon a time in a long-ago decade, before doctors were recommending meditation to control blood pressure and insomnia, before football teams and tech companies were using it to get better at crushing the competition, I started my career as a meditation teacher. Back then, mainstream folks were generally curious but […]

By | September 29th, 2015|Meditation|0 Comments

SoMantra: Where Soma and Mantra are One


SoMantra: Where Soma and Mantra are One is more than just an album of catchy chants. Its a tool to tap into ones innate wisdom, mitigate daily stress, and resolve chronic pain.

Scott and Shanti Medina, a husband and wife team […]

By | September 29th, 2015|Music|0 Comments

Music Review: Songs for The Sangha

Deva Premal & Miten with Manose

Songs for The Sangha

White Swan Records


Deva Premal and Miten, partners in music and life for over 20 years, return with their new release Songs for The Sangha– their first since 2014’s Mantras for Peace

Joe Kara enjoys a double life working in music and teaching Yoga in Hollywood and the Valley. He plays a little bass, too. @JoeKaraYoga
By | August 31st, 2015|Music|0 Comments

What Do You Love?

Merge with the essence of life through meditation.

I love sex. I love food. I love sleeping. I love music. I love dancing. I love parties. I love dreaming, chocolate, movies, and walking the dogs. I love travel, seeing new places, and then returning home.

We all have our favorite everyday motions that are deeply satisfying. These […]

Dr. Lorin Roche began practicing with the Vijnana Bhairava Tantra in 1968 as part of scientific research on the physiology of meditation. He has a PhD from the University of California at Irvine, where his research focused on the language meditators generate to describe their inner experiences. He is the author of The Radiance Sutras and Meditation Made Easy. With his wife, Camille Maurine, he wrote Meditation Secrets for Women. A teacher of meditation for 46 years, Lorin’s approach centers on how to customize the practices to suit one’s individual nature. Lorin’s Radiance Sutras Meditation Teacher Training begins in April, a 200 hour certification program registered with Yoga Alliance: Lorin and Camille will be at Esalen with Margot Anand and Shauna Shapiro for Beyond Tantra: Science Spirit and Sexuality, March 20-25.
By | July 2nd, 2015|Meditation|0 Comments

Summer Festivals 2015

LA Yoga features yoga, meditation, and social summer festivals 2015 across the West.

Telluride Yoga Festival

July 9-12. Telluride, Colorado

This magical gathering features more than 40 teachers with yoga, meditation, music, hiking, dining, social events in eclectic and historic venues with stunning views of the majestic mountains surrounding the Telluride area. Tias Little, Monica, Mesa, Peter Sterios, […]

Tiffany Palazzini is on the Surfrider Executive Committee team as an earth lover & tree hugger recycling one butt at a time.
By | June 30th, 2015|Festivals & Retreats|0 Comments