Sri K. Pattabhi Jois - Father of Ashtanga Yoga

Honoring the Father of Ashtanga Yoga

“Yoga is 99 percent practice, one percent theory.” —Sri K. Pattabhi Jois The month of July celebrates the father of Ashtanga Yoga, Sri K. Pattabhi Jois’ birthday. All of us from Inner Path would like to honor his teachings, which were instrumental in bringing yoga to the West in 1975. Jois developed a set of 240 […]

What is Yoga Therapy?

Yoga Therapy is a fairly generic sounding name for an important field that is emerging in medicine.  When most people think of yoga, groups of people gathering in a hot room performing different body positions usually comes to mind. While these poses, or asanas, can be beneficial, they are most effective when used as part […]

The Benefits of Yoga for Seniors

If you grew up in an era that now makes you a part of the Senior Community in the United States, you may have some misconceptions about yoga. For many, the images that come to mind when you hear the word “yoga” usually include young people twisting and stretching their bodies in unimaginable ways. If […]

Mariah Simpson's outdoor yoga class

How Yoga Changed One of Our Yoga Instructor’s Life

Laura Petersen, a freelance writer featured in Nevada City’s local newspaper, The Union, recently introduced Inner Path yoga instructor, Mariah Simpson. Simpson, who discovered yoga as a form of emotional and physical therapy, is offering yoga both in and outdoors. “It changed my life,” Simpson recalled. At 17, like many teens, she was “getting into […]