• The Scent of Roses – Part 2 (The HSY Origin Story)

    By Mark Solomon  The Scent of Roses is a two-part Higher Self Yoga origin story.  Read The Scent of Roses – Part 1 here.   Note of Introduction: Either through luck or good karma, I was honoured to be present at the very start of Higher Self Yoga in 1988. At

  • The Scent of Roses – Part 1 (The HSY Origin Story)

    By Mark Solomon  Note of Introduction: Either through luck or good karma, I was honoured to be present at the very start of Higher Self Yoga in 1988. At the time, I was a ‘beginner yogi’ in New York City, as part of a very small group that has blossomed

  • Happy Birthday, Nanette!

    Friday January 13th, marks the 84th birthday of the founder Higher Self Yoga. Nanette is admired for her work in developing and leading Higher Self Yoga classes and retreats for over twenty years. She has helped countless number of people in maximizing their life’s potential by learning how to deepen

  • Higher Self Yoga recipient of Google Grant Award for Non-Profit Organizations

    Higher Self Yoga is a recipient of a Google Ad Grants award. The Google Ad Grants program supports registered nonprofit organizations that share Google’s philosophy of community service to help the world in areas such as science and technology, education, global public health, the environment, youth advocacy, and the arts.

  • How Higher Self Yoga Changed My Life: Spotlight Larson

    Some of Larson’s best memories growing up revolved around nature. “I used to love times in the summer taking extended trips by car all over with my growing-up family—my mother and father and my brother,” said Larson. “I loved exploring together, and being outside in nature, having fun.” His parents’ thoughtful,

  • How to Eat Mindfully

    When hunger strikes, many of us have only one thing on our mind: food! We’ve all been guilty in those times of over-eating or plowing through our meal.  When done consistently, this can lead to eating too many calories and weight gain. Eating mindfully allows our brain time to recognize that

  • How Higher Self Yoga Changed My Life: Spotlight Tina

    Managing a seniors’ residence can come with some beautiful rewards as well as some major challenges.  It requires patience, understanding, and a deep love for the people living there – on top of an ability to stay organized, level-headed, and enthusiastic.  For Tina, despite the challenges, her profession is her

  • Reincarnated Love: 3 Signs You’ve Had a Past Life Connection with Someone

    Have you ever met someone and felt that you’ve known them your entire life? Did you feel an immediate sense of deep harmony, that you’ve finally found a missing piece in your life?  If you’re lucky enough to find this strong connection with someone, you may have actually known this

  • How Higher Self Yoga Changed My Life: Spotlight Mario

    Why would someone become a Wall St banker?  Is it because of the fast-paced, high-stakes environment?  The exciting challenges?  The glamorous, high-rolling lifestyle attached to it?  Those all seem like pretty common reasons. Why did Mario, a long-time member of Higher Self Yoga, become a banker? “Lack of anything better,”

  • Brogis: the New Sex Symbol

    There are many health benefits to practicing yoga, but did you know that it could also help you snag a date, too?  If you’re a heterosexual male, the odds are definitely in your favor.  If you’ve been to any yoga class in the country you know that women make up