Yoga

Yoga

By Heather McIlvaine May 10, 2014

What is the value of retreating? A life-long retreat-goer thinks about the value of solitude, togetherness, seeking, and the sacredness of close human relationships.

By Trent Gilliss April 29, 2014

Wandering about offers signs about honor and honesty, sunset yoga on the Ganges, ways to live and uncover an undivided life, and behind-the-scenes looks of our work. Our look into this week's gems and delights.

By Trent Gilliss March 31, 2014

This week inspired a lesson from Ralph Waldo Emerson, a poetic reflection on being more than doing from Parker Palmer, a precious moment that will make you smile, and a peculiar story about a lockpicker that will make you think.

March 28, 2013

Can a yoga class really make a difference in the midst of a war zone? Emily O'Dell on finding our way home.

February 02, 2013

Our capsule of inspiration for the week includes a new way forward for visualizing our work, fantasy, Epiphany, and the sage words of a French Buddhist monk.

May 04, 2012

Yoga from the Heart with Seane CornFor Seane Corn, yoga is much more than a practice in flexibility. It’s a way of applying spiritual lessons to real-world problems and personal issues. One way she channels her energy and love is through a practice she calls “body prayer,” as she shares in this video from Yoga from the Heart.

She shared this perspective about “body prayer” with Krista Tippett in our show, “Yoga, Meditation in Action”:

“I trust that if I do my yoga practice, I’m going to get stronger and more flexible. If I stay in alignment, if I don’t push, if I don’t force, then my body will organically open in time. I know that if I breathe deeply, I’ll oxygenate my body. It has an influence on my nervous system. These things are fixed and I know to be true.

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February 20, 2011

A "linguistic resurrection" you ask? Krista’s presentation at the United Nations was featured on TED.com! Krista's TEDTalk presents ways in which we can ground + humanize the word "compassion" by using language more fully and by looking to people who exemplify this aspiration. Watch and share what your ideas.

December 27, 2010

A rapid view of every little moment of 26 asanas, in 105 degrees, for 90

October 21, 2010

Is yoga the new anti-Christ? Southern Baptist leader Albert Mohler and Mars Hill pastor Mark Driscoll challenge the rising popularity of this cultural phenomenon.

May 25, 2010

A spiritual nomad looks to the night sky and yoga to "cultivate sacred places within my own mind."

September 02, 2009

Our executive producer experiences rehabilitative yoga after a foot surgery.

September 16, 2008

But what about practicing yoga at home? A prescribed playlist German trains would love.

September 11, 2008

Krista finds liberation in the graceful transitioning instead of only the outcome.

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September 11, 2008

Our managing producer, a "yoga cliché," finds a way of putting herself in the way of the divine.

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September 09, 2008

Just settling on a good program title can spur quite a bit of debate during our editorial sessions, with more considerations than you might expect.