Yoga Category

Yogis Unite - St. Petes Yoga Festival
From the warmth of sunny Florida comes a yogi’s call to protect the polar ice that safeguards all life on Earth. Across the Tampa Bay on the Gulf Coast of Florida is the picturesque St. Petersburg, often known as the “Sunshine City”. Within St. Petersburg is a century-old botanical paradise called the Sunken Gardens. Since 2011, this garden has played host to the St. Pete Yoga Festival, showcasing the diversity of yoga and engaging the community in a family-friendly day of yoga, music, food, laughter and love. This fall, theRead More
yoga rebel, yoga for injury, sustainable yoga
For almost four decades, Ana Forrest has been teaching her unique style of yoga and emotional healing. The strongly physical, internally focused practice is also influenced by Native American medicine. Ana remarks, “I don't teach yoga to help people to transcend. I want people's Spirits to reside in their body. I literally want to help people embody their Spirit, not go through life fragmented." Read More
yoga flow, cat pose, extended child, asana flow, simple yoga flow
One of the more introverted yoga poses, this gentle modification of the forward bending Tortoise pose is a welcome relief at the end of a busy day of “doing”. It moves your awareness away from the external and helps you develop greater internal wisdom. It is also a wonderful pose to start your day.Read More
Ana Forrest yoga-emotional healing-shamanic healing, energy healing, spiritual healing, yoga therapy,
For almost four decades, Ana Forrest has been teaching her unique style of yoga and emotional healing. The strongly physical, internally focused practice is also influenced by Native American medicine. Ana remarks, “I don't teach yoga to help people to transcend. I want people's Spirits to reside in their body. I literally want to help people embody their Spirit, not go through life fragmented." Read More
YEM-Yoga as Energy Medicine-Kurmasana - tortoise pose
One of the more introverted yoga poses, this gentle modification of the forward bending Tortoise pose is a welcome relief at the end of a busy day of “doing”. It moves your awareness away from the external and helps you develop greater internal wisdom. It is also a wonderful pose to start your day.Read More
Karma Yoga-Yogis Unite-Christ University, Bangalore India
Science now proves what yogis have known for millennia: when you redirect your energy to giving rather than getting, to serving rather than wanting, your entire biochemistry changes and begins to vibrate at a higher rate. You feel more connected and fulfilled in ways never imagined. A richness begins to grow deep within that banishes unhappiness, gives health and provides a sense of fulfillment. So it is a natural extension of supporting a healthy world that Parvati Magazine and Parvati.org present Yogis Unite, a beautiful opportunity to practice karma yoga—theRead More
Yoga Girl, Rachel Brathen, heart centered yoga, yoga lifestyle, Aruba yoga retreat
Rachel Brathen, also known as Yoga Girl, inspires others to see that we are more similar than different. We all want the same things: peace, healing and connection. Read More
Yogis Unite MAPS, Yogis Unite, Marine Arctic Peace Sanctuary
I am so inspired by what I’m about to share in this column, that I have given my life’s work to it. It is such a magnificent embodiment of the meaning of yoga, and from the bottom of my heart, I hope that you will be a part of it too. As you may know, the word Yoga literally means to yoke, to join, a union or a coming together. There are hundreds of millions of us practicing yoga worldwide. Imagine what would happen if we came together for oneRead More
malasana pose, garland pose, balancing crouch, YEM, Yoga as Energy Medicine
YEM: Yoga as Energy Medicine, by Parvati Interconnection and humility go naturally together. The more we feel our interconnection, the more humble we become, knowing that we can never exist separate from it all. The more humble we are, the more we can sense our interconnection. Wonderfully, we can cultivate both at the same time through the practice of yoga. Malasana, or Garland Pose, is an example of this. The balancing crouch allows us to practice balance while staying low to the ground, anchored in humility. A mala is aRead More
Tao Porchon-Lynch
Dr. Chelsea Jackson is actively working to make Western yoga more inclusive and reach marginalized communities. Parvati Magazine’s Yoga Editor, Ella Isakov, speaks to Chelsea about yoga as a tool for social change. Chelsea Jackson: My ideas become reality because I am rooted in a knowing that I am a continuation of work that started way before I arrived.Read More