Meditation 101: 6 Ways to Get Started

In the classical yoga tradition, hatha yoga is practiced as preparation for seated meditation. So over time, you might naturally find yourself drawn inward toward more contemplative practices. To give meditation a try, sit comfortably, set a timer for 10 minutes, and explore one of the following strategies. And consider yourself forewarned: Meditation is a delightfully simple […]

Benefits of Shavasana, the yoga meditation for relaxation

What is that resting pose at the end of yoga called? Many people who are new to yoga mistakenly assume that the final meditation pose called Shavasana or savasana — lying on your back, eyes closed, breathing deeply — is easy. It’s just like taking a nap, right? Not exactly. More experienced yoga students know […]