Upcoming YogaChats in November #yogachat

Connect with yogis from all around the world! Join in our #yogachat at 10am PST every other Friday or just tweet with the hashtag #yogachat at any time to join in the yoga chat and meet other yogis.

Best Yoga Advice I’ve Received

Yogis share the best advice they ever received as a yogi. Join Darla Brown of ShareYoga.com and her friends, and share your best yoga advice with our community of yoga writers.

Share Yoga’s Top Blog Posts of 2014

We’ve rounded up our most popular blog posts of 2014 and highlighted our amazing contributors consisting of yoga teachers, authors, nutrition experts and more!

Yoga for Freedom from Body Image

Yoga for Freedom from Negative Body Image Workshop

Have you ever wanted to go to a yoga class but decided not to because of how you feel in yoga clothes? Honestly, I have. Despite my best efforts to NOT care what others think of me, I’ll admit, my mind (when left unchecked) has caused me to succumb to its insecurities.

Eat Breathe Thrive Los Angeles – Free Webinar #ebtla

Are you interested in learning more about how yoga can help improve your relationship with your body? Are you tired of our culture’s emphasis on the way you look instead of the way you feel? Are you a mental health professional that works with clients with disorganized eating? Do you want to feel good about your body and stop worrying about how you look? Watch this brief webinar and learn more!

7 Very Shareable Quotes on Breath

Check out these 7 very shareable quotes on breath and pranayama from TKV Desikachar, Max Strom, Sylvia Plath, Rodney Yee, and more!

Yoga & Community: Finding your kula #yogachat

Kula: A Sanskrit word that means community. Specifically, a community of the heart, a group coming together of its own free will. An intentional community, a family. You know the […]

This week on #yogachat: Gratitude & Yoga

Join us Friday May 9th as we discuss “Gratitude and Yoga” on our bi-weekly yoga chat on Twitter (Go here #yogachat). Questions to consider for this week’s topic: Is gratitude […]

Yoga and Public Speaking

Just published my first post on Medium.com and would love for you to click on over, read and share. ~Namaste~ Yoga and Public Speaking Imagine a room full of naked […]

Days 6-10: Meditation Challenge Wrap Up

Thanks to all of you who followed our 10-Day Meditation Challenge – Sister versus Sister. The last 5 days of the challenge were especially, well, challenging. I had been on […]

Day 3: Lovingkindness Meditation

The Lovingkindness Intervention Today I had no problem accessing the videos for Day 3 of the meditation. Kim reported in today, too. She was having an issue with her laptop. So […]

Day 2: walking meditation

The Internet was off and on all day today here. No meditation video watching for me. Instead I did a walking meditation. I started by walking down the stairs to the […]

Day 1: Counting Breath

I woke up at 6am this morning on the West Coast and am now writing this at 1am from the other side of the country in Cape Cod on the […]

Sister v. Sister 10 day Meditation Challenge

Sister versus Sister (Okay, so it’s really not “Sister versus Sister”.) My sister Kim recently moved to Los Angeles (she is also a yoga teacher). We often talk about how […]

Living Tantra

Last night, I attended a lecture by Pandit Rajmani Tigunait, PhD entitled, “Essence of Living Tantra.” To be honest, I knew very little about what tantra means before attending the […]

Opening Your Heart with Yoga

“Your task is not to seek for love, but merely to seek and find all the barriers within yourself that you have built against it.” ― Rumi When I first […]

Moments of Silence

“In silence one can receive more because all one’s activities become concentrated at one point. There is only one real rhythm; in silence you hear it. When you live to […]

You & The Yamas: Take Our Quiz

How do your personal ethics inform your yoga practice? And, how does your yoga practice influence your ethics? Join us this Friday, April 12, at 10am PST on Twitter and […]

5 Steps to Create Your Own Meditation Space

Meditation is the dissolution of thoughts in eternal awareness or pure consciousness without objectification, knowing without thinking, merging finitude in infinity. ~ Swami Sivananda I have found that having a […]

6 Must Try Vegan Recipes

From Miso Sesame Winter Squash to Caesar Salad and Grilled Salt & Vinegar Potatoes, these vegan recipes will add spice to any vegan meal. Why not make (at least) one […]

A Roundup of Share Yoga Blog Posts, Issue 1

Our premier issue of “A Roundup of Share Yoga Blog Posts” (a digital, visual magazine) is out today. Look forward to your thoughts! Click to view ShareYoga: A Blog Roundup […]

Tree Pose

Tree Pose (Vrksasana) as demonstrated by an elephant. 😉

Handstand Pose

Handstand Pose (Adho Mukha Vrksasana) Resources: Step by step Handstand Pose guide Handstand variation video at Yogaglo.com

Meditations on freedom and peace

Let me not pray to be sheltered from dangers, but to be fearless in facing them. Let me not beg for the stilling of my pain, but for the heart […]

Discover the Power of Gratitude

Gratitude seems to be one of the few transformational practices that unites people beyond beliefs and words—beyond nation, race, and tribe. It is really this simple: When you have a […]

I AM the movie

I AM is an utterly engaging and entertaining non-fiction film that poses two practical and provocative questions: what’s wrong with our world, and what can we do to make it […]

Resolution #3: Breathe

Practice conscious, ocean breathing at least 5 minutes daily. When you realize you are stressed, use that as a reminder to return awareness to your breath. Learn and share the […]

Resolution #2: Drink More Water

I resolve to: Hydrate my body so I can operate at my highest capacity Drink at least eight 8 oz. glasses of water each day Carry a refillable, reusable water […]

Resolution #1: Practice yoga daily

I resolve to: Practice at least 10 minutes – at home, at the studio, at work. Commit to making it a daily priority in your life Create a dedicate space […]

Happy Holidays, yogis!

What a year! I’ve been busy working on our ShareYoga.com redesign and more recently filling Christmas orders from our yoga store. We are planning to relaunch our website in early […]

How will you share yoga today?

How will you “share yoga” today? Comment & let us know. Best entry will receive a yoga book from Share Yoga. Tweet Or if you prefer, you can tweet your […]

5 Creative Holiday Gifts for Yogis

It’s only November, but it’s not too early to order holiday gifts. Save time and money by getting organized earlier this year so you can relax later. Here are some […]

A healthy self-awareness requires balance

I wanted to share this insightful post written by Andrea Marcum, Owner of U Studio Yoga in Los Angeles. Her mother, she shares, raised them in a “What will others […]

Yoga soothes fibromyalgia pain – CNN.com

Via CNN: Fibromyalgia patients who aren’t getting relief from prescription drugs and are in too much pain to exercise may want to try yoga, a new study suggests. A weekly […]

Observations on Multitasking

Fellow yogi and teacher Jamie Elmer shares her observations on multitasking. She notes that multitasking helps the ego feel more important. “Look at how important I am. I have a […]

How do you define meditation?

Today on the Musings blog (a blog about mind, art, productivity and more), Koroush Dini MD, talks about how he defines meditation. He tries to define it simply ~ in […]

Krishna Das: Chasing The Spirit Through Song

Here’s something I highly recommend you add to your bucket list: Attend at least one Krishna Das Kirtan. It is an experience beyond words… transcendent. Normally I’m pretty shy, so […]

Are You Practicing the Law of Love?

New yogis (or those who are “yoga curious”) often wonder if Yoga is a religion. It is not. Regardless of your personal belief system, you can practice yoga. Yoga teachers […]

Karma Yoga

Editor’s Note: This is a guest post by Lexi Yoga. Her yoga website can be found at www.lexiyoga.com. Karma yoga dates back from the Hinduism philosophies based on reincarnation (samsara). […]

Study Yoga in Mysore – NYTimes.com

The New York Times mentioned Mysore today in a piece on the top places to visit in 2010. Yogis, what are your travel plans this year? Mysore? Costa Rica? Know […]

How to Avoid Practicing Yoga

It’s already December 2nd and so far I have practiced yoga zero times, to be honest, in the last 3 weeks. Zero. Zip. Zilch. Nada. My parents were in town […]

Yogis and Yoginis on Twitter

We’re compiling a worldwide list of yogis and yoginis on Twitter. If you’re on Twitter and would like to be on our Yoga Twitter List, please add a comment to […]

140th Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi

Today marks the 140th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi. Perhaps this weekend is a good time to revisit one of Gandhi’s biographies. I especially enjoyed “Gandhi The Man” by Eknath […]