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Yoga America

Chariots of Fire: A Conflict on the Battlefield of American Yoga Culture

Jill Lawson | Posted 03.05.2013 | Healthy Living
Jill Lawson

If we want to keep the American yoga chariot we're riding from crashing and burning in its own funeral pyre, we must respect the spiritual wisdom from which it was born. Perhaps it's time to put our desires aside and allow Arjuna, with the help of Krishna, take back the reins.

Romancing The Om: A Look Into Yoga In America

Jill Lawson | Posted 10.30.2012 | Healthy Living
Jill Lawson

Modern day yoga in America is an interesting phenomenon. In the traditional sense, what most of us do on the yoga mat is not yoga. Although the health benefits are greater than anything else we've ever tried, many still do not consider it yoga.

The Future of Yoga in America

Ira Israel | Posted 03.27.2012 | Healthy Living
Ira Israel

Of course it's wonderful that anyone comes for exercise and leaves with a little spiritual stuff. The problem is that 90 percent of what's being called yoga in America has nothing to do with the original purpose of yoga.