Yoga Webinar: Key Covid Lessons for Yoga Businesses

Key Covid Lessons for Yoga Businesses

Our webinar on the key lessons that we learned from this period of Covid as yoga teachers, entrepreneurs, and business partners was held on July 26. This day marked approximately five weeks of Phase 2, of a staggered re-opening of the economy, following approximately 10 weeks of stricter measures. Although 10 weeks seems like a … Read more

Yoga Webinar: Creativity, Adaptation and Innovation

creativity, flow state, meditation, innovation, adaptation

To ring in our month of creativity, we held a webinar on July 5thto discuss creativity as an innate quality not only for survival, but as a tool to thrive in ever-changing environments. The pandemic era has thrown much of what we knew and how we lived into massive uncertainty. No one has been spared. … Read more

What is the Practice of Pranayama?

What is Pranayama Yoga Journal by Urban Yogis

The practice of Pranayama dates back to ancient India and the origins of yoga. The Sanskrit word Pranayama can be broken down into Prana, which is often known as life or energy, and  Ayama, which means to extend or draw out. Pranayama practice is therefore the invitation to move and flow energy throughout our body … Read more

Pranayama Isn’t Always About Breath Control

Pranayama: Why “Breath Control” Is Not the Best Translation. Pranayama course online academy by Urban Yogis

How Can We Practice Pranayama or Breathing Without Limiting Its Benefits Pranayama, one of the core practices of yoga, is often translated as “control of life force” or “breath control”. This is so because ‘prana’ means life force or breath, and ‘yama’ means control or restriction. While this is probably the original historical meaning, it … Read more