Is Modern Yoga Missing ‘Community Service?’

Yoga students learn that one of the key arms of yogic lifestyle is “seva,” or selfless, voluntary service. And while most yoga teacher trainings include this in their curriculum, many do not specifically encourage students to perpetuate yoga as community service. Yoga For People believes that the world would be a better place if people who hold […]

Yoga: Good for the Heart

All true yogis know that the practice is good for the heart. But a new study proves yoga’s medical benefits when it comes to “off-beat” tickers. Photo courtesy Researchers at the University of Kansas followed 49 people with heart rhythm disorders (mainly, atrial fibrulation, usually treated with medication or surgery that has an 80-percent success rate, at best). These […]