Meditation and Aging 

By Aditi Dave, MD, and Jim Larsen What happens in the body that causes aging? Scientists have discovered a fundamental process of aging in our cells that occurs on the strands of our DNA. This discovery won the Nobel Prize in…

Breathing Techniques: Why are they essential to yoga?

By Suzana Altero Inhale, and God approaches you. Hold the inhalation, and God remains with you. Exhale, and you approach God. Hold the exhalation, and surrender to God." ~Krishnamacharya Pranayama (breathing techniques) are a key practice of Hatha Yoga, the…

7 Amazing Benefits of Meditation

A photo posted by Daily Cup of Yoga (@dailycupofyoga) on Jun 29, 2016 at 6:12am PDT //platform.instagram.com/en_US/embeds.js   By Janet Miller As a practice of mind and body, meditation focuses on the interaction among the body, brain, soul, and behavior.…

What’s new on my yoga bookshelf

It's been quite a long time since I last posted about the yoga-related books I've been reading. There's no doubt that my reading habits have certainly shifted the last few years. I used to always have a book on its way…

Mixed Up About Mindfulness and Meditation? Here’s your simple guide to blissful living…

It's difficult to pick up a magazine or scroll through our social media feeds without seeing a mention of either mindfulness or meditation. Sometimes it can be confusing, as the terms seem to be interchangeable. Here is a simple explanation…

The simplicity of yoga…

A photo posted by Daily Cup of Yoga (@dailycupofyoga) on Jun 21, 2016 at 4:28pm PDT //platform.instagram.com/en_US/embeds.js Yoga is the essence of simplicity. Stand tall, Take a deep breath, Exhale, Close your eyes, Inhale, Exhale, Bend at the waist, Reach…