Yoga is a wonderful modality for experiencing inner peace, exercising the body and cultivating spirituality. With this album from Putumayo, you're given a taste of some of the more innovative artists top currently create yoga music. The selections here lean toward the mellow, modern side. Grooves have a chill flavor to them, while Asian and Western musical elements occupy common ground. A lot of familiar names can be found here - Jai Uttal, Donna DeLory, Mirabai Ceiba, Sean Johnson and the Wild Lotus Band, MC Yogi and others. The music varies depending on the artist. For example, DJ Drez is definitely utilizing some fresher grooves to flesh out his entrancing "Nectar Drop," while Reema Datta and Ferenz Kallos' "Mahamrtyunjaya Mantra" is relaxed and sweet. A nice backdrop for a yoga session - the music has a warm sound, an even tempo and plenty of atmosphere.