Yoga Break: Samadhi

Alright, guys. We've reached the culmination, the final branch of the Eight Limbs of Yoga: Samadhi. Even if you don't run in yogi circles or attend yoga classes, you may have heard this word. It's often translated as "enlightenment" or even "bliss", but as a language nut, I don't think these translations can even begin... Continue Reading →

Yoga Break: Dhyana

Happy Tuesday, everyone! We're back this week with another discussion on Patanjali's Eight Limbs of Yoga, and this time we'll be delving into the seventh limb: Dhyana. As I mentioned before (and would like to keep reminding you), the last three or four limbs of Patanjali's Yoga Sutras can be a lot to take in,... Continue Reading →

Yoga Break: Pranayama

Happy Tuesday -- welcome to another Yoga Break! We're right in the middle of our series on Patanjali's Eight Limbs of Yoga, and this week we are exploring the fourth limb: Pranayama. If you've got some experience with yoga or meditation,┬áPrana might be a word that sounds familiar, even if it's just having seen it... Continue Reading →

Yoga Break: Asana

Well, we've arrived at Week 3 of our eight-part series on Patanjali's eight limbs of yoga, and I'm willing to bet that this is the one a lot of you have been waiting for. After spending the last two weeks discussing quite a few foreign Sanskrit terms, we're finally going to talk about the physical... Continue Reading →

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