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Welcome to the Yogom Yoga Blog! More than a brand of eco-friendly yoga mats, Yogom’s mission is to take you with it on the path of yoga! This yoga blog is dedicated todeepening your practice and your knowledge of Yoga Philosophy .
Find Complete Guides to the different Yoga Styles ( Yin Yoga , Vinyasa Yoga , Ashtanga etc.), articles on the different concepts of Yoga Philosophy as well as the sacred texts of Yoga such as the Bhagavad-Gita or the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali.
You will also find many files on yoga equipment: Which yoga mat to choose ? How to choose your mat ? Where are made the yoga mats of the world ? Does an organic yoga mat exist ? ? Which yoga mat to choose when you are a beginner ? and precious advice for your practice and for your equipment!
Find in this yoga blog the articles classified by theme: yoga, philosophy, material, health, retreat, personal development, and news.
Ganesh in the philosophy of yoga: symbolism, history and teachings
In yoga practice, the iconography of the God Ganesh or Ganesha is often used to represent key concepts such as wisdom, knowledge and abundance. This Hindu God is a central figure in Indian culture, an idol, associated with good fortune, […]
5 basic yoga postures to start with
Looking for the basic yoga postures? Yoga is an age-old practice that has gained popularity in recent years because of its many benefits for the body and mind. The practice of yoga can help improve flexibility, strength, balance and posture, […]
Origins of Yoga Asanas: 5 easy and effective positions
What is Asana yoga? Yoga is an ancient practice that consists of a series of postures, meditation and breathing techniques to improve physical, mental and spiritual health. Yoga postures, also known asAsanas in Sanskrit, are an essential part of the […]
Head Down Dog Posture : All about Adho Mukha Svanasana
Yoga is an age-old discipline that strengthens the body and mind through a combination of physical postures, breathing and meditation. Among the most common postures, Adho Mukha Svanasana, also known as “downward dog”, is a position that brings many improvements […]
Yoga Glossary: Definitions and explanations of key terms
Yoga is an ancient and holistic practice that allows for harmony between body, mind and soul. Although yoga has become more popular and accessible in recent years, the terms and concepts of yoga can sometimes be difficult for beginners to […]
Yoga : Everything you need to know before starting to practice !
Yoga is an age-old practice that has gained popularity in recent years for both its physical and mental benefits. In this article, we will explore the origins and history of yoga, as well as the many benefits it can offer. […]
Mahabharata: the legendary and spiritual Indian epic
The Mahabharata is a legendary and spiritual epic that occupies an important place in Indian culture. This monumental work is one of the sacred texts of Hinduism and tells the story of the Bharata family and their struggle for power. […]
Shiva, the Hindu god of creation, destruction and transformation
Shiva, the Hindu god of creation, destruction and transformation, is a central figure in the Hindu religion. He is one of the most revered gods of India and is considered the essence of consciousness and divine energy. In this article, […]
Sanskrit: the sacred language of ancient India
Sanskrit is considered the sacred language of ancient India, used for thousands of years for communication, literature and spirituality. This classical language, originating in ancient India, is considered the language of the gods in Hindu culture, and is considered one […]
Yogom x Jamini collaboration: a yoga & meditation collection by two women
Yogom and Jamini launch their collab ! A yoga and meditation collection that combines Yogom’s knowledge of yoga equipment with Jamini’s textile expertise. Two French brands created by women: Mathilde Corbin (Yogom) and Usha Bora (Jamini). We are very happy […]
Kapalabhati fire breathing: how to do it and difference with Bhastrika
The practice of Kapalabhati is one of the oldest and most popular yogic breathing techniques in the world. This practice, which means“cranial cleansing” in Sanskrit, is often used to improve physical and mental health, and is considered a powerful way […]
Ujjayi breathing: Pranayama technique of victorious breathing
Ujjayi breathing is a method used in yoga, which is characterized by a soft and regular sound produced by the constriction of the throat, mouth closed. It is also called ” victorious breathing ” because it is supposed to enhance […]
The Kryas: The 6 purification techniques in yoga
What are the 6 kryas or purification techniques. Krya is a yoga practice that dates back to ancient times. It is based on the use of postures and body exercises designed to purify and strengthen muscle strength, mind and soul. […]
3 methods to learn to breathe through the belly
Belly breathing is a relaxation and stress management technique that can have significant benefits on the body and well-being. It consists of breathing in and out using the diaphragm and the belly, i.e. the abdominal cavity. The objective is to […]
Pranayama: yogic breathing for better physical and mental health
Pranayama is an ancient breathing technique that is an integral part of yoga practice. This practice of breath control is considered an effective method for harmonizing the body and mind, and improving physical and mental health. Pranayama techniques can be […]
How to practice anchoring meditation to connect to yourself and the earth
What is anchoring meditation? Modern life is often punctuated by stress, worries and negative emotions that can disrupt us and prevent us from living fully in the moment. To find an inner balance, more and more people are turning to […]
What are yamas in yoga? How to apply them in everyday life?
The Yamas are the ethical principles of yoga, considered as rules of conduct and behavior. It is the first branch of Patanjali’s Ashtanga Yoga system, and consists of five principles: Ahimsa (non-violence): refraining from any form of violence or abuse […]
Bikram Choudhury: the man behind the controversy and the creation of Bikram Yoga
Bikram Choudhury is a name that has left its mark on the world of yoga. This guru is known for creating Bikram Yoga, a hot yoga discipline that has gained popularity around the world. In this blog post, we will […]
50 Yoga quotes, mantras, Buddhist, Hindu and Chinese proverbs!
Looking for a yoga quote? Yoga is more than just a physical practice, it is a way of life that aims to balance the body, mind and soul. Quotes, mantras and proverbs are common tools used in yoga to help […]
Which yoga mat to practice Kundalini Yoga?
Kundalini Yoga is a spiritual and physical practice that has its own codes and traditions, especially regarding the clothing and accessories used during the practice. The color white is considered a sacred color in the Kundalini Yoga tradition, and is […]
Which yoga mat should I buy to practice Hatha Yoga?
There are many yoga mat options suitable for Hatha Yoga practice. You should choose a mat that is thick enough to provide extra support and stability, yet thin enough to allow you to perform fluid and controlled movements. Foam mats […]
Which yoga postures to soothe painful periods?
Yoga is a beneficial discipline for the body and mind, and can be particularly helpful in alleviating menstrual syndrome and painful periods in women. Yoga poses can help relax the body and reduce menstrual cramps. During the menstrual period, it […]
Who is Shakti? Mythology, yoga and the link with Kundalini
Shakti is a Hindu goddess, considered the divine feminine force of creation, destruction and transformation. It is often associated with the goddess Devi or Durga, and represents the creative power and manifesting ability of the universe. Shakti is considered the […]
Who is Vishnu? From mythology to yoga: all about this deity
Vishnu is a god in the Hindu religion. He is considered one of the major gods of the Hindu pantheon and is often associated with the protection, preservation and restoration of cosmic order . Vishnu is often depicted as a […]
GENTLE YOGA : a yoga accessible to all !
Gentle yoga is considered a true style of yoga. It is designed for people who want to do yoga in a gentler, more moderate way, focusing on the breath and release rather than on difficult postures. Gentle yoga can include […]
Hormonal yoga or how to boost your hormones!
Hormonal yoga is a sport discipline that can transform your life by acting on your hormones. If you have difficulty conceiving, have thyroid problems or are menopausal the subject will be of great interest to you! Today, it is of […]
Open your ROOT CHAKRA: MULADHARA!
Also called Muladhara, it is the first of the seven chakras in the traditional chakra system. It is located at the base of the spine and is associated with the color red. The 1st chakra symbolizes the base, the foundation […]
How to harmonize the SACRED CHAKRA : SVADHISTHANA ?
The second chakra, called Svadhisthana, is associated with emotional life, pleasure and creativity. When it is out of balance, problems with emotions, sexuality and self-esteem can occur. To harmonize the Svadhisthana chakra, it is recommended to practice activities such as […]
All about the SOLAR PLEXUS CHAKRA: MANIPURA :
The solar plexus chakra is an important energy center in our body, located in the navel area. It is the third chakra and is often associated with the color yellow. It is responsible for our self-confidence and self-esteem. Introduction When […]
Tips for opening the HEART CHAKRA: ANAHATA
The Heart Chakra, also called Anahata in Sanskrit, is located in the center of the chest and is associated with love, compassion, peace and healing. In the Indian tradition, it is considered to be the meeting point of positive and […]
Why is my CHAKRA of the GORGE: VISHUDDA blocked?
The Throat Chakra, also called the Vishuddha Chakra, is an important energy center for communication and expression. It is located at the base of the neck, near the thyroid gland, and is associated with the vocal cords and the spine. […]
How to harmonize the THIRD EYE CHAKRA: AJNA?
The 6th chakra, called Ajna or third eye chakra, is located between the eyebrows and is associated with consciousness, understanding and clairvoyance. It is a center of extrasensory perception, truth perception and intuitive understanding. A well-harmonized Ajna can help with […]
All about the CORONAL CHAKRA: SAHASRARA, the 7th and last chakra
The crown chakra (Sahasrara in Sanskrit) is the 7th and last chakra in the Hindu chakra system. It is located at the top of the head and represents unity with the divine and higher consciousness. It is associated with the […]
Which chakra to open to lose weight? Discover the power of the chakras
You want touse the chakras to slim down and it’s a great idea but you don’t really know what the chakras are and how to tame them? You like to practice yoga or other relaxation exercises, so you’ve already heard […]
Which yoga to slim down? 3 yogas to build muscle and lose weight
Today, yoga is a very popular discipline. It is practiced by more than 250 million people around the world. Most of the people who practice this sport are looking for flexibility, relaxation and balance of body and mind. If so […]
Salutation to the Sun: all our advice to integrate it into your daily life
The sun salutation is an ancient yoga practice that consists of a series of progressive movements, postures and conscious breathing. This morning routine is often used to wake up and prepare for the day ahead, but it can also be […]
Yoga poses: 27 essential asanas, explained step by step
How many yoga positions do you know? Yoga is a widely practiced activity in the world because of its ability to reduce stress and improve health. It consists of a number of movements that its practitioners must know. To this […]
How to make greetings to the moon : Chandra Namaskar ?
You knew the Sun Salutations but not the Moon Salutations? It’s time to discover them! After a long day at work, you may be overcome by deep fatigue or stress. During these moments, you feel a strong need for calm. […]
The 20 different types of yoga that exist
An ancestral discipline, yoga has become a fashion phenomenon present everywhere in the world. Nowadays, there are many different types of yoga . Each of these variants has specific benefits. What are the differences between the different types of yoga? […]
Which yoga mat for Yin Yoga?
Yin Yoga, what a special style of yoga! Founded in 1970 by Paulie Zink and taught mainly by Paul Grilley and Sarah Powers, Yin Yoga is a gentle practice of yoga, closer to meditation. Through this article, the goal is […]
Which yoga mat for men to choose?
Is there a difference between a yoga mat for men and for women? Although today it is mostly practiced by women (as can be seen in group yoga classes where the proportion of men is estimated at one in 10 […]
Which Oeko Tex yoga mat to buy?
Looking for an Oeko-Tex yoga mat? Versatility, size, performance… So many criteria that come to mind when thinking about choosing your yoga mat. But have you ever thought about the ecological footprint of your product and its impact on your […]
A yoga mat that folds: easy transport and comfort of practice!
Looking for a yoga mat that folds up so you can easily carry it to your yoga class or slip it into a backpack or suitcase to take on vacation with you? You have fragile joints, especially those of the […]
Shavasana : all about this posture
SHAVASANA: have you ever heard of it? If you have experience in yoga, you most likely do! Also known as the ultimate relaxation posture, it should be done systematically at the end of each yoga session. Contrary to popular belief, […]
Sirsasana: everything you need to know about this atypical posture
Sirsana, here is a posture like no other. Known as the ” King of Asanas “, “King Pose”, or more commonly as the “headstand”, Sirsasana is one of the most impressive and challenging yoga postures to practice, but it also […]
Discover the Awake Space Yoga Teacher Training in Biarritz
If you love yoga and have always thought about going on a yoga teacher training adventure, if you love the sand, the sea, the sun and maybe even a little surfing, then 2023 is your chance to do it all. […]
Yoga for pregnant women: can we practice during pregnancy?
Is there a special yoga for pregnant women ? Which yoga to practice during pregnancy? Discover prenatal yoga! Pregnancy is a physically and mentally demanding period for women. It can be accompanied by the practice of a particular form of […]
What is the meaning of Namaste?
Do you know the real meaning of “Namaste”? Whether you are close to Asian culture or not, whether you are a follower of Hinduism or not, whether you practice yoga or not, it is obvious that you have heard this […]
Which Yoga Mat to practice Ashtanga?
So which mat for Asthanga yoga? Great question! And yes, each yoga has different specificities that do not necessarily require the same equipment. Ashtanga Yoga is a traditional dynamic type of yoga with repeating series. In this article, we tell […]
What is Golden Milk?
Do you know the golden milk? It is also called Golden latte or Golden milk, it is a drink with miraculous properties. Of Indian origin, it would have many virtues for the body and even for the spirit. A real […]
Does a recycled yoga mat exist?
To know what to choose between a recycled yoga mat, one with a non-toxic composition, one made from biodegradable materials or one that can be recycled is not always obvious. So we have prepared this article to help you make […]
Become a Yoga Teacher with the Institute of Yoga Training and Teaching
Is becoming a yoga teacher part of your future plans or do you want to offer a new style of class to your students? Whether you are about to become a yoga teacher and want to take your practice to […]
The physical and psychic benefits of yoga!
The benefits of yoga are numerous, living better and freeing ourselves from the tension points that accumulate on our shoulders on a daily basis are made possible by this activity. Whether you’ve been practicing yoga for years or are […]
Mudras : the yoga of the fingers
Mudras, also called Mudra Yoga or “finger yoga” , have their origins in the Vedic culture dating back more than 3000 years. have their origins in the Vedic culture dating back over 3000 years. These are gestures, attitudes or postures […]
Rasa Yoga: a very complete and unknown yoga!
Rasa Yoga is a yoga that includes many practices: mudras, mantras, dynamic postures, rituals… This discipline aims to learn to better understand and understand its body, to be attentive to its feelings, it is a real sensory journey! Summary: The […]
Bandha Yoga: the energy locks
Have you heard about Bandha Yoga? Would you like to know what a Bandha is? How and why should they be locked? In this article you will discover the three main Bandha in yoga, their benefits, how to practice them […]
Prenatal Yoga: your best ally during pregnancy!
Discover Prenatal Yoga! You are pregnant and you are looking for support and guidance to strengthen the bond with your baby, relieve nausea or heavy legs, release tension in your body? Yoga is a discipline that has many physical and […]
Which yoga mat should I choose to practice Vinyasa Yoga?
You practice dynamic yoga such as vinyasa yoga and you don’t know which yoga mat to choose? Vinyasa yoga is an intense and rhythmic practice that requires stability and comfort, so it is necessary to choose a mat that has […]
Chakras : the 7 colors
You have typed in Google “Chakra color” because the color symbolically assigned to each chakra intrigues you? You don’t know what a chakra is? Wondering what impact they have on your life? In this article, you will discover how the […]
All about esotericism!
Would you like to know more about esotericism? Like us, the word esotericism intrigues you and you don’t really know what it means? Discover in this Special Report a simple explanation based on real sources of information. The different esoteric […]
How can yoga help back pain?
8 out of 10 French people are concerned by back pain according to a study conducted in 2021 by IFOP Healthcare. 7 out of 10 people even say they have been affected several times by back pain. Back pain, whether […]
HATHA YOGA: THE YOGA WE SHOULD ALL PRACTICE!
You hear a lot about Hatha Yoga but this thousand-year-old practice is still a mystery to you? This article from Yogom is for you! You will learn all about this discipline which mixes several types of practices in order to […]
YOGA MATS THAT DON’T SLIP : the top 3
You want to practice yoga safely and are looking for a yoga mat that does not slip? Yoga is very good for your health, it has positive effects on the physiological, energetic and emotional levels, provided that it is practiced […]
What is Do In Yoga?
Do In is not well known and yet it is one of the oldest mind-body approaches. It is at the origin of all the physical, mental and spiritual exercises found in many practices such as meditation, yoga, martial arts and […]
Face Yoga: Discovering Face Yoga!
If you are familiar with yoga, you have probably already heard of the different forms of yoga such as Vinyasa, Hot Yoga or Restorative Yoga. But do you know facial yoga? What is this practice, what is it for? In […]
Acroyoga, a discipline that mixes yoga and acrobatics!
Acroyoga, also spelled Acro-yoga, is a mix between yoga and acrobatics. You’ve probably already seen photos on social networks or people practicing in the park near you. But what is Acroyoga? This complete guide from Yogom will help you answer […]
What size yoga mat should I choose?
Not sure what size yoga mat to buy? You are looking for a yoga mat adapted to your morphology and your sport? Are you tired of having your feet sticking out of your mat when you exercise? In this article, […]
The Yoga of laughter: a Yoga that gives you a banana!
It’s a proven scientific fact: laughter is good for our physical and mental health. However, it is sometimes complicated to get your recommended weekly dose of laughter, which is why Laughter Yoga exists! Discover all about this practice that will […]
Is a Yoga Mat machine washable?
A machine washable yoga mat exists: the yoga mat of the Voyage range, but this is not the case for all mats! When you practice yoga regularly on the same mat, whether outdoors or in your home, it is not […]
What thickness of yoga mat should I buy?
Looking for a yoga mat but don’t know what thickness to choose? There are different criteria to choose your ideal yoga equipment (yoga mat and accessories): price, brand, weight, dimensions… The thickness is one of the most important criteria ! […]
Hatha yoga postures: 10 essential asanas and their benefits
The main asset of Hatha yoga, is to provide harmony in your body and mind. In this article, you will discover what Hatha yoga is, the benefits of this yoga, tips that will help you in your practice, as well […]
Viniyoga: a philosophy of yoga
Discover Viniyoga, a pedagogy that offers a personalized practice, adapted to the specificities of each person. Can’t find a yoga style that really suits you? The problem may not be the discipline you practice but your approach to it! Introduction […]
What is Prana Yoga?
Yoga is an activity and one of the most popular leisure activities in our modern society. In its teaching, there are different elements that correspond to a specific principle and each play a specific role. The practice is grafted to […]
Which mat to choose for fitness?
Are you tired of running or cycling and want to change your sport? Fitness seems to be an excellent alternative for people who want to stay in shape! Indeed, fitness refers to all physical activities that allow you to improve […]
How to take care of yourself with Natha Yoga?
Natha Yoga is an age-old practice that is therapeutic and beneficial to both body and mind. If you feel the need to reconnect with yourself and want to learn more about this practice, this article is for you! Introduction to […]
Restorative Yoga: the most relaxing yoga!
Overwhelmed, stressed by work? You don’t have time to practice yoga or you are not a fan of dynamic yoga? In this article you will discover Restorative Yoga, the yoga that takes the time to do things right in order […]
Jivamukti Yoga : discover this Hatha Yoga !
Jivamukti Yoga is a practice that is becoming more and more popular in France. You have never heard of this yoga? Don’t panic! Yogom traces the history and the principles of this stimulating method which ensures a complete disconnection thanks […]
Hot Yoga: the yoga that makes you hot!
Do you know hot yoga? No ? However, everything is in the title! However, you may have heard of Bikram yoga, a hot form of yoga? If it is still not the case then you will find in this article […]
Which Yoga Training Course to Choose?
Yoga is a discipline, a philosophy of life that attracts more and more French people every year. And among its followers, many wish to follow a yoga training and become yoga teachers in order to live from their passion ! […]
How to use a yoga strap? User’s guide
Want to know how to use a yoga strap? This User Guide is for you! The yoga belt is the ideal tool for beginners, people who lack flexibility but also for all yoga practitioners regardless of their level because of […]
The Guide to Using a Yoga Brick
Are you starting yoga and or meditation and want to know how to use a yoga brick? Do you want to be more flexible and lack flexibility? Do you find it difficult to keep certain balances? Discover in this guide […]
How to use a Yoga Bolster? 20 exercises in pictures
Have you recently started practicing Yin Yoga and want to know how to use a bolster? You have just invested in a Yoga Bolster and you are looking for positions to perform with this cylindrical cushion? Or maybe you have […]
Where to buy your yoga mat?
When you are looking to buy a new yoga mat, you may feel lost by the large offer on the market, especially if it is your first investment. Should you buy your carpet on the web or go to a […]
How do you know if you have a quality yoga mat?
Whether you are a yoga beginner looking for your first yoga mat or an experienced practitioner looking to update your equipment, you must have realized that the offer in terms of yoga mats is very large. So which carpet to […]
Tantra Yoga: Combining sexuality, meditation, and spirituality
Tantra Yoga is a yoga practice that is recognized as a method of stimulating the libido and allowing for a fulfilling sexuality. It is the Yoga of the feminine and the masculine. Often reduced to its sexual character, Tantra Yoga […]
Which Yoga Mats are made in Europe?
Discover in this article an overview of the yoga mats designed in the EU and sold on the French market today. We speak to you about made in EU because there is not at present ofaccessories of yoga made in […]
What is an organic yoga mat?
In this article, you will discover what organic really means and the many eco-responsible alternatives you can rely on to equip yourself with a quality ecological yoga mat without neglecting the technical performance of the mat. We will see that […]
Bikram Yoga: do you know this form of hot yoga?
Bikram is part of Hot Yoga, also called Hot Yoga. It is surely one of the most controversial styles among yogis. However, its universal practice makes it one of the most practiced yoga styles. Bikram was created by Bikram Choudhury, […]
Flying Yoga or Aerial Yoga with OyaYoga
It was while hitchhiking in Asia that the founder knew at that moment that her mission was to make the discipline of aerial yoga more accessible in the French-speaking world. Upon her return, the aerial yoga brand OYA YOGA was […]
Which Yoga Mat for Beginners?
What does a beginner’s yoga mat look like? (Almost) To the same mat as a yoga mat for seasoned yogis! The type of yoga mat depends more on the style of yoga practiced and the frequency of practice than on […]
Children’s Yoga: A Guide to this Fun Activity!
Yoga is an ancient activity that is now very well known among adults. Did you know that you can also practice yoga with your children? In fact, today there are many classes adapted to the little ones and the very […]
Ayurvedic cure : 1 week at the Tapovan center in Normandy
You have been advised to do an ayurvedic cure or someone close to you comes back from a cure and advises you to do one but you don’t really know what it consists in? The concept of a cure speaks […]
Yoga Therapy: Discover Iyengar Yoga!
Have you ever heard of Iyengar Yoga? Ashtanga, Vinyasa, Yin yoga, we hear about many different types of yoga, but this one is a bit unique. In this article: Introduction to Iyengar Origins and History of Iyengar Bellur Krishnamachar Sundararaja […]
Ashtanga Yoga : All about this traditional yoga
You have most likely already heard of Ashtanga Yoga, this dynamic, but mostly traditional type of yoga. Discover all there is to know about this yoga, often confused with Vinyasa Yoga, its origin, its history, its benefits but especially its […]
Yoga Nidra : the “Yoga of Sleep
Yoga Nidra is a gentle yoga that is quite unique compared to other types of yoga. You will soon understand why. This article will introduce you to its history, its origins, its characteristics, who it is for, how it is […]
Yoga equipment: How to choose your yoga accessories?
FREE SHIPPING with no minimum purchase in France If you’ve started yoga, you’ve probably noticed that there’s a pretty impressive amount of yoga gear out there. Yoga mats, blocks, mat bags, cushions. The list of existing yoga equipment on the […]
Which yoga cushion to choose? Meditation Zafu and Yoga Bolster
Discover our guide to choose your yoga cushion and make the best use of these accessories of yoga and meditation that are the zafu and the bolster. Meditation cushion, zafu, fuzen, half moon, bolster, you may get lost between the […]
Yoga Anti Stress and telework
Yoga Anti Stress: doing yoga at home while teleworking is without a doubt the winning combo to relax! Telecommuting has become widespread in recent months for better or worse. Some of you have been able to free up a huge […]
Do yoga at home with Cam’s Yoga
Chances are you’ve already heard about Cam’s Yoga this year. Indeed it is the Youtube channel of Camille, a Hatha yoga teacher who, during the first confinement, offered free live yoga classes every day, which allowed thousands of people to […]
Warrior Yoga : discover a very dynamic cardio yoga !
The word “WARRIOR” does not have to scare you, on the contrary! It is used because we are all powerful and warlike women. We are able to get rid of our fears and limiting beliefs. WARRIOR Yoga was created by […]
Where do the Chinese meridians come from? From Taoism to Yin Yoga
This article is a summary of the 20th conference on the philosophy of yoga organized by Yogom. Sebastian and Murielle presented the topic of Traditional Chinese Medicine TCM and its link with meridians and Taoism. In its energetic approach, Yin […]
Why practice yoga after 50?
You’re past fifty and you may be wondering if yoga is for you? The answer is unequivocal: a big YES! And it is not the extraordinary Tao Porchon Lynch, who would have said the opposite. In fact, she spent over […]
Dynamic Yoga: Discover Vinyasa Yoga!
Vinyasa is probably the type of yoga you hear most about! Vinyasa has gained a large following and is now commonly taught in yoga studios around the world and in online classes. Indeed, this dynamic yoga, associated with fitness, muscle […]
Quiz: Which yoga mat is right for me?
You want to buy a yoga mat or renew your old yoga mat? Find out in less than 2 minutes which yoga mat to choose by answering 15 questions about your habits, your yoga practice and your needs. You will […]
The Vedas: founding texts of Yoga
LIGHT ON THE PHILOSOPHY OF YOGA The word “Veda” comes up quite often in the sphere of Yoga, as it forms the basis of many streams of Hinduism. However, the Vedas are not the only origin. Few people really know […]
What is Karma? The Rebirth Cycle
The Law of Causality Karma, or Karman in Sanskrit, means “action” and is one of the essential points in yoga. It is also called the law of causality or the law of cause and effect. Indeed, according to the beliefs […]
Ayurveda, the medicine of tomorrow
We are honored to have received the presence of Kiran Vyas on the Yogom Academy, to give us a one hour conference on the exciting topic “Ayurveda, medicine of tomorrow”. Here is what we can learn from this fascinating intervention […]
Pilates or Yoga: the differences between these two practices
DEFINITION, ORIGINS, DIFFERENCES BETWEEN PILATES AND YOGA Find out in this article what Pilates is, where it comes from, what it consists of and how it differs from yoga in general and from all yoga styles. Discover the differences in […]
How to choose your yoga mat?
A short guide to making the right choice Yoga is a discipline that requires little equipment, but choosing the right yoga mat is essential because it will be your best ally over time! Indeed, a good mattress must above all […]
The Bhagavad Gita: the leading text in yoga philosophy
The song of the blessed!DISCOVER THIS ESSENTIAL WORK OF YOGA The BhagavadGita is a story, a poem, a text that is sometimes referred to as a sacred text by some groups. It is a story within a story since it […]
Causes of Suffering in Yoga: The Kleshas
Yoga Philosophy and Suffering Back on the ninth Live “Light on Yoga Philosophy” with a light on the founding elements of suffering in Yoga philosophy: the kleshas. Vincent presents the five causes of suffering called Klesha, and what are their […]
Recent discoveries on Yoga
Hatha Yoga Project Did you know that we are still making discoveries about yoga? There is a very important initiative that has taken place recently in the yoga world, which is the Hatha Yoga Project . It was made with […]
Yin Yoga : Functional Approach and Anatomy
Back to the sixth episode “Light on the Philosophy of Yoga” with an insight into the Functional Approach and Anatomy in Yin Yoga. This teaching is offered by Sebastian Pucelle and Murielle Burellier of With Yin Yoga. WHO ARE SEBASTIAN […]
12 ecological gift ideas
The Yogom Selection It’s theholidays or you are part of the “there is no need to have a specific day to spoil your loved ones” team and you are looking foran idea ecological, ethical, responsible and organic gift ? A […]
Yin Yoga Training
Everything you need to know before you start! Want to learn Yin Yoga? For teaching or for your personal practice? You have discovered and loved this practice and you would like to know more about the trainings? Find out everything […]
Why am I slipping on my Yoga Mat?
Answers and Advice Mathilde Corbin, the founder of Yogom answers the big question “Why do I slip on my mat” which is a question that often comes up and is very important for you in choosing the yoga mat that […]
The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali: a yogi’s bedside book
Laura, yoga teacher and passionate about yoga philosophy, tackles a monument ofyoga philosophy andhistory: Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras, also called aphorisms. It is probably the best known text in the West before the Bhagavad Gita, the Upanishads and the Vedas. Anyone […]
What type of yoga to practice?
Discover the type of yoga that suits you! FREE SHIPPING with no minimum purchase in France Each type of yoga presents a particular aspect of the discipline. The main yoga practices will be described in this article but there are […]
How do I clean my Yoga Mat?
Maintenance and Use Guide Looking for a yoga mat cleaner recipe? So you’re wondering how to clean your carpet ? This is a question that comes up a lot and it’s normal! It is a tool on which you will […]
The eight members of Raja Yoga
Yoga goes far beyond simple postures. Asanas are about stable and comfortable postures. This is only one branch out of all 8! Raja Yoga means Royal way. It is also called Ashtanga which means 8 branches. One of the four […]
Discover the history of yoga and its origins!
You’ve finally decided to get off your yoga mat and you’re wondering where yoga comes from, what its history is and what the different trends are? This article is the beginning of a series of interventions organized by the […]
Discover our special file Philosophy of Yoga to discover theHistory of Yoga, the origins of Yoga, the sacred texts of Yoga. Deepen your knowledge thanks to Yogom’s blog articles which are also available on Youtube and in Podcast (links at […]
Yin Yoga: A Practical Guide to Gentle yet Profound Yoga
Yin Yoga is a gentle but profound yoga that uses the classic Indian yoga postures but with a different approach: adeep and total letting go approach. It is a kind of magic discipline that is easy to practice and has […]
Yoga retreat or yoga vacation? Which formula is right for you?
Tired of the routine, of working, cleaning and cooking? You want to go on a weekend, on vacation, to leave Paris, to make a detox stay in France or abroad, at the ocean or in the mountains? Go for a […]
Beginner’s Guide to Yoga
CLAIRE’S TIPS FOR STARTING YOGA Claire, 27 years old, yogi since 2017 holds a yoga blog jedebuteleyoga.fr in which she delivers all her advice, her journey, her questions to start yoga. Yoga for beginners ? A real gold mine […]
Food and Yoga – What yogis put on their plates
The Principles of Ayurvedic Nutrition FREE SHIPPING with no minimum purchase in France Food Yoga: two words that attract you, speak to you but you do not know yet how to combine them? The practice of yoga is not limited […]
8 Fascinating Yoga Books
Do you want to develop your knowledge of yoga? Check out Yogom’s Top 5 Yoga Books as well as some other books that might interest you depending on what you’re looking for! Yoga, 2500 years of history: the Best Yoga […]
What is Kundalini Yoga? a powerful yoga
Kalyan Jot, Kundalini teacher, enlightens us! In this article, Kalyan Jot, Kundalini teacher, explains what Kundalini is, what its origins are and how to practice it. Find out who the famous Yogi Bhajan is and what this discipline can do […]
All about Sivananda Yoga
Sabrina, prof de Yoga Sivananda vous dit tout sur cette pratique… “Aujourd’hui j’ai envie de te partager la formidable rencontre avec le Yoga Sivananda. J’ai eu la chance de me former à l’Ashram Sivananda de Neuville aux Bois, à […]
Zen Escapes: yoga retreat in France
A NEW CONCEPT OF RETREATS What if we reinvented the yoga retreat in France? If yoga studios offer more and more different formats of yoga/meditation classes (several styles of yoga for example: hatha yoga, ashtanga yoga, iyengar yoga, bikram yoga…), […]
3 techniques to work your fascias gently
ball therapy, yoga and back pain… Long forgotten by anatomists, fascias are now being brought to the forefront to relieve many chronic pains or lack of physical mobility, and are now considered a connective tissue system in their own […]
Comparative study of yoga mats sold in France
Yogom, Yogamatata, Chin Mudra, Decathlon, Manduka… So which yoga mat should you choose? Are you asking yourself the question? You’ve read a thousand different comments on the subject and have no idea which yoga mat to choose? Let’s make it […]
What is Lithotherapy?
FEEL GOOD ART ENLIGHTEN YOU! Although it has been around for a very long time, alternative medicine is gradually resurfacing with impressive approaches. One of them is lithotherapy, a kind of therapy based on the power of gems and minerals. […]
Do you practice Hatha yoga or Vinyasa yoga?
There are a lot of different styles of yoga, in my opinion, it is essential to know how to differentiate them in order to choose the type of yoga that suits your needs. In this article, I will introduce you […]
What is Aerial Yoga?
Aerial Yoga is a discipline that comes to us straight from the United States, which is none other than the clever mixture of the ancestral discipline that is yoga associated with hammocks from the circus. The principle is to perform […]
Practicing therapeutic yoga: yoga saved me
The story and vision of Océane from MOA YOGA Towards a therapeutic approach to yoga: Discover the story of Oceane who was literally saved by yoga! “I have personally been able to rescue myself from a hospital past through yoga.” […]
Living a healthier life through yoga
Camille’s advice Yoga: the way to a healthier life Living a healthier life through yoga: wondering if it’s possible? By the way, is practicing yoga really a healthy life? The answer to this question can quickly become controversial. Indeed, the […]
Adopt a Yoga Morning Routine
Practice yoga every day! A Yoga Morning Routine is, in my opinion, taking the time, giving yourself time to start your day well. It must be adapted to you, your desires of the moment, your emotions and your availability. The […]
Orienting your professional life in yoga
Lucile’s path to yoga after her studies My name is Lucile, I am 25 years old and I live in Rennes. After several years of higher education, wandering between Lille, Toulouse, Madrid but also Australia and Asia, I now wish […]
What is Yinyasa yoga?
Le Yinyasa, crée par Mathieu Boldron, est un mélange et une alchimie entre le yin yoga et le yoga vinyasa, soit une rencontre entre deux styles de yoga : un yoga doux et profond (le yin) et un yoga plus […]
Using yoga to discover your life mission
In this article Lucie Diez talks about yoga but not like usual and Yogom loves it! How Lucie makes yoga part of her routine inmorewaysthan just asana, how she uses meditation to help her clients refine their life plan, etc. […]
Discover in this article the guided relaxation. What are the origins of this practice, what are its health and mental benefits, what is the difference between the different types of relaxation and its link with yoga. Finally, if this practice […]
Meditation: a technique used in combination with yoga
Want to know everything about meditation? Discover the origins of meditation, how to meditate, what type of meditation is right for you and with what tools and materials to practice! What is meditation? What are the different types of meditation? […]
Giving a second life to yoga mats: #untapispforlife
#unapispforlife Yogom’s revalorization program Thanks to Yogom’s Mats for Life program, don’t waste your life on a damaged yoga mat! Not only is it not pleasant, it can also be dangerous! Because we know that it’s quite a budget to […]
Crohn’s disease, diet, yoga
Discover Jeanne Deumier, author of the book“Diagnosed Crohn’s” who talks about this inflammatory disease, her natural healing process thanks to a radical change of lifestyle and especially of diet. She also realized the importance of taking care of her body […]