The gift of yoga

Yoga: a series of postures to help one achieve mental and physical tranquility; a Hindu philosophy; a means of exercise; a means of business. With one simple google search, we can gain all of these ideas and more about yoga. But what is yoga really? While it can be broken down to the simplicity of […]

Downtown Yoga Festival

Downtown Yoga Festival, Salt Lake City When – 23rd, 24th May 2015 Where – The Leonardo Museum,  Salt Lake City, Utah Cost – Visit  About Us  Downtown Yoga Festival is a premiere yoga event for the community to experience a healthy lifestyle, peace, and happiness through yoga. Together we will celebrate the healing effects of […]

Project Santosha

Project “Santosha” is an effort to raise funds to provide education and yoga to underprivileged children in the villages surrounding the small town of Latur, India. 100% of the money raised by Santosh Maknikar’s yoga classes and workshops are donated to this project. Santosha संतोष means contentment, satisfaction. It is one of the niyamas (or fundamental precepts) […]

Yoga For People lets people ‘share yoga’

SALT LAKE CITY — One man’s dream to give yoga to the people brought many together this weekend. Cars lined either side of the street leading up to the Salt Lake City Krishna Center, 965 E. 3370 South, Sunday evening. Inside, yogis wrapped up their classes on the second day of the Great Salt Lake […]

2014 Salt Lake City Sanskrit Workshop

When: Saturday – 6th Septmeber, 2014 | 11.00 am – 2.00 pm Cost: $29 Donation Who should attend? Yoga Teachers, Upcoming Yoga teachers, Yoga Students, language enthusiast Why Study Sanskrit? -Most of the useful literature is written in Sanskrit. -Healthy and Free from diseases. -Every vowel and every consonant in the original language had certain primary meanings, which arose […]

Yoga Teachers Unity Dinner ( Salt Lake City)

Bringing teachers together to strengthen and improve the teaching community which will improve their student’s experience of yoga. When you strengthen your experience of your community you feel connected and thus more empowered. The focus is on creating a space that allows the teachers to connect with each other irrespective of their teaching background and […]

Myositis, Yoga and Education

My name is Dana Dmitrich and Yoga found me 8 years ago and since then we have had a healthy and intimate relationship.  Yoga filled avoid physically, emotionally, and spiritually to the point where I couldn’t wait to roll out my mat or read and study more about it.  I had to know what was […]

Yoga Rave in Salt Lake City

A session of yoga was led by Santosh Maknikar from Yoga for People. To Maknikar, yoga raves are the perfect outlet for him to spread the Yoga for People message. This non-profit organization takes yoga to those afflicted with illness, addiction, and depression. Providing a free service to people who would otherwise go without the […]