This article is written by Leah Quinn. Thanks to perceptions of its physical, mental, and spiritual benefits, yoga is growing in popularity around the world. A 2022 survey published in […]
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Some Notes and Quotes about Kriya Yoga
Any person who is not lethargic can practice yoga, be he young, old very old, sick or weak. One who is intent on practice will obtain yoga, not one who […]
Dealing with Pain in Yoga Practice
In the post: Iyengar Yoga FAQ, I briefly discussed the issue of pain during practice; here, I want to elaborate on this topic. There are two pivotal statements B.K.S. Iyengar […]
A Feedback from my Workshop in Bogota
What is it about On the first day of my recent workshop in Bogota, Colombia, I asked the participants to reflect on the following three questions: Fanny’s Answers Dear Eyal, […]
Israel’s Democracy Is Under Attack
My March Newsletter Namaste and Shalom to All! I want to devote this newsletter to a topic that may appear to some as not entirely related to yoga, yet, yoga […]
A Message for Challenging Times
Facing difficult time in Israel, Eyal shares the yogic prespective of dealing with crises and difficult feelings such as: anger, frustration, helplessness and fear.
Boosting Your Smoking Cessation Efforts with Yoga and Other Helpful Strategies
Although smoking cessation is difficult, it’s an important step that you need to take to attain a healthier life. That’s because smoking can increase your likelihood of developing health conditions, […]
Liberation Through Non-Attachment: Can Desire be Controlled?
Spiritual traditions suggest that we should relinquish desire. But desire and passion are central motives in our lives. Why should we want to give up our desires? Can we actually do so and how?
Yoga & Aging: How to Sync the Practice With the Aging Process?
Introduction This post is written following the Yoga & Aging program in which I was invited to participate along with three other Iyengar yoga teachers. In this post, I share […]
Introduction This is an extract from Eyal’s new book (forthcoming): Props for Yoga, Vol IV, Backbends. The forth book in the Props for Yoga sequence that shows how to use […]
“Yoga is a Mirror to Look at Ourselves from Within”
This quote from B.K.S. Iyengar defines yoga as a special kind of mirror, which, unlike any standard mirror, can reflect our inner mental state. How can yoga serve as such […]
What Is My Motivation to Practice Yoga?
What brings us to the mat? Why do we choose to spend time and invest effort in this practice? Why do we persist in spite of many difficulties? And are our motivations aligned with the traditional goals of yoga?