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.

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 Yoga studies. Not a teacher training nor certification, [...]

By |2015-04-11T03:01:36-07:00December 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 sensation is the gateway to our understanding of the world, the systematic exploration of physical sensation leads to equanimity and the cessation of [...]

By |2015-04-11T03:06:51-07:00October 10th, 2013|Yoga in the World|0 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 of annual Regional and National Championships have been held around the world, with top-placed athletes competing each year at the International event. In 2013, [...]

By |2015-04-11T03:38:13-07:00May 30th, 2013|Yoga in the World|0 Comments
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