What is Yoga?
Yoga comes from the word yoke which means union. Yoga is the union between the finite self and the infinite self. What does this mean? The finite self is the physical body and the experiences that we have through the physical body. Everyone can relate to the physical body because it can be seen and it can be touched. What is the infinite body then? The infinite self is the inner self, the higher self, the spiritual self… continue
Everybody has their own idea of what yoga is. Some believe it to be an Eastern religion while others view it as a strenuous workout. Neither perception is entirely true because Yoga is comprised of many things. Most of us know the 21st century version of Yoga, but we may not fully understand the intentions of those who created Yoga many, many years ago. If more people fully knew the foundation of Yoga – from beginning to present – many might be inclined to take up the practice… continue
Yoga Essentials – The Basics of Yoga