Yoga 101 Part Deux: 10 more terms defined

Posted by on Sep 19, 2012

Greetings Yogis! Sanskrit is the traditional language of yoga, and chances are that a few Sanskrit terms are bound to come up during class or in readings on yoga. Since our first Yoga 101 post on the meaning of common yoga terms was so well received, we thought to expand our yoga vocabulary list to […]

A Quick guide to Sanskrit for Yoga

Posted by on Sep 14, 2012

Depending on the instructor and style of practice, you may or may not be exposed to the Sanskrit terminology of yoga. If you are familiar with the Sanskrit names for the postures, you may have noticed that some of the names have many parts or sounds, each of which represent an aspect of the posture. […]

Have a Namaste!

Posted by on Sep 8, 2012
Have a Namaste!

Hello fellow Yogis, I hope that this day greets you with Joy!  Today  I wanted to share an experience I had once ending my yoga class with the gesture of Namaste. The literal translation of Namaste from Sanskrit to English is: Bow (Nam) me (as) you (te) – “Bow me you” or more eloquently, “I bow to you.” I close all of […]

Yoga 101: Ten terms defined for Students

Posted by on Sep 4, 2012

Greetings Yogis! Have you ever been in class and the Yoga teacher says something and you aren’t exactly sure of its meaning? If your answer is yes, you aren’t alone. In my personal experience, questions about Sanskrit terms and their meanings come up pretty regularly in class, so I have complied a list of ten […]