Raja Yoga, the Royal Path, encompasses all paths and methods that guide us towards understanding our true selves. As described in Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras (200 BCE), it is a process of systematically encountering, examining, and transcending our false identifications until the jewel o ...read more
Hatha yoga is the physical part of yoga practice, including asana (postures) and pranayama (breath awareness/regulation). Hatha yoga promotes balance, strength, endurance, alignment, flexibility, awareness and mental focus and may be used as a preparation for meditation. There are many wa ...read more
Meditation is a transformative experience. It is the experience of turning the attention inward, resting the mind, and bringing the mind to a state of tranquility. The art of meditation can be learned over time through daily practice and there are many methods and practices, which help qui ...read more
“The main teaching of yoga is that man’s true nature is divine, perfect, and infinite. He is unaware of this divinity because he falsely identifies himself with his body, mind, and the objects of the external world. This false identification, in turn, makes him think he is impe ...read more
The HYM Bookstore carries a selection of hatha yoga and yoga philosophy books and DVDs including rare and out-of-print books, meditation cushions and benches, mala beads and shawls from India and more. Gift certificates for the Bookstore or HYM events and classes are available.
Himalayan Yoga & Meditation is a volunteer-run, nonprofit organization serving Milwaukee since 1971. Many of our programs are offered on a low, no-cost or sliding-scale fee basis. If yoga & meditation have brought peace and joy to your life, please consider sharing this gift with others through a tax-deductible one-time or monthly donation.