Summer Yoga

In the language of Ayurveda, yoga's sister science, summer is the Pitta season. Pitta is composed of the fire and water elements and relates to the season as well as our own constitutions. In the heat of summer, we want to employ practices that help calm, cool and balance the activity and heat of the …

The very real benefits of practice

Kripalu's Institute for Extraordinary Living (IEL) has produced some pretty amazing research in its nine years -- looking at the benefits of yoga, meditation and mindfulness on school communities, with first responders, veterans struggling with PTSD, college students, musicians, and more. The benefits of this research to all of us are a much deeper understanding …